Blues Setting Records on FS Midwest

Television viewership for St. Louis Blues hockey reached an all-time high on FOX Sports Midwest during the 2011-12 regular season and Western Conference Quarterfinals. See below for Blues ratings facts and figures.

Regular Season

Regular season games on FOX Sports Midwest averaged a 3.5 household rating in 2011-12 in the St. Louis DMA, up 14 percent from the previous high of 3.1 set last season.

Four of the five highest-rated regular season Blues games on FOX Sports Midwest happened this season.

The March 13 game at Chicago was the highest-rated regular season game in FOX Sports Midwest’s 17 seasons of Blues broadcasts.

Blues local market TV ratings ranked fifth among U.S.-based NHL teams.

Blues Live pregame ratings rose 4 percent and postgame increased 42 percent.

Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Blues five-game series vs. San Jose averaged a 9.7 rating on FOX Sports Midwest.

The Blues Game 3 win at San Jose was the highest-rated Blues telecast ever on FOX Sports Midwest, generating an 11.0 rating.

Saturday’s Game 5 generated a 9.8. The Blues Live postgame show followed with an impressive 4.9 from 9:15-10 p.m.

On Saturday (April 21/Game 5) FOX Sports Midwest’s prime time average of 9.0 was higher than the combined prime time averages of KMOV, KSDK and KTVI (combined 8.4).

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Steve Lepore is the Managing Editor of Puck the Media. His work has been featured in The Hockey News. Feel free to contact him at stevemlepore@gmail.com

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