Top 5 VERSUS Games This Year All Feature Red Wings, Penguins

This has to be encouraging news for NBC, which has Detroit and Pittsburgh on February 8th.  According to the front page of Sports Business Daily, these are the five most-viewed NHL telecasts on VERSUS so far this season:

1. Toronto vs. Detroit (October 9th, 7:30 PM): 577,000 Viewers
2. Pittsburgh vs. Detroit (November 11th, 7:00 PM): 526,000 Viewers
3. Detroit vs. Dallas (January 12th, 8:00 PM): 491,000 Viewers
4. Pittsburgh vs. NY Rangers (January 5th, 7:00 PM): 481,000 Viewers 
5. Buffalo vs. Pittsburgh (December 8th, 7:30 PM): 450,000 Viewers

Now you all know why VERSUS and NBC schedule so many of the same matchups.  Either way, it’s good news that the network is drawing so well.  After the jump are some telecasts from VERSUS that could possibly join these games for the last few months of the season

Washington vs. Boston, Tonight, 7PM
San Jose vs. Boston, February 10th, 7PM
Philadelphia vs. Detroit, March 17th, 7:30 PM
Minnesota vs. NY Rangers, March 24th, 7PM
Detroit vs. Buffalo, April 6th, 7PM 

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