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Rogers says average audience of 2.2 million watched Jets beat Preds in 7 games

Winnipeg Jets fans at a viewing party react after the Jets defeated Nashville Predators in NHL playoff action in Winnipeg on Thursday, May 10, 2018. The seven-game slugfest between the Winnipeg Jets and Nashville Predators drew and average audience of 2.2 million viewers on Sportsnet and CBC, according to Rogers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
May 11, 2018 - 3:33 PM

The seven-game slugfest between the Winnipeg Jets and Nashville Predators drew and average audience of 2.2 million viewers on Sportsnet and CBC, according to Rogers.

The broadcaster said viewership peaked for Thursday's Game 7 sudden death showdown between the NHL's top two regular-season teams.

An average audience of three million tuned in to see the Jets beat the Predators 5-1 and advance to the NHL Western Conference final for the first time.

Rogers said that number made Thursday's game the most-watched Winnipeg Jets broadcast ever.

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