2012 NHL Playoff Ratings: Viewership Numbers For Every Series From The 2012 Playoffs

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 22: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins is stopped by Maxime Talbot #27 of the Philadelphia Flyers in the first period of Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center on April 22, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Flyers won the game 5-1 to eliminate the Penguins from the playoffs. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Now that we're all settled for the Stanley Cup Final, I felt now was the time to take a look back at where we've been these past two months. The following are the numbers for every series on cable television (save for the NHL Network, which does not count ratings) this post-season. Enjoy seeing which teams are more popular than others!

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals

No. 8 Ottawa vs. No. 1 NY Rangers

  • Game 2 (4/14/12, NBCSN): 708,000
  • Game 3 (4/16/12, CNBC): 115,000
  • Game 4 (4/18/12, CNBC): 415,000
  • Game 6 (4/23/12, NBCSN): 861,000
  • Game 7 (4/26/12, NBCSN): 984,000

No. 7 Washington vs. No. 2 Boston

  • Game 1 (4/12/12, NBCSN): 576,000
  • Game 2 (4/14/12, NBC): N/A
  • Game 3 (4/16/12, NBCSN): 804,000
  • Game 4 (4/19/12, NBCSN): 683,000
  • Game 5 (4/21/12, NBC): N/A
  • Game 6 (4/22/12, NBC): 3.52 million
  • Game 7 (4/25/12, NBCSN): 1.32 million

No. 6 New Jersey vs. No. 3 Florida

  • Game 2 (4/15/12, NBCSN): 768,000
  • Game 6 (4/24/12, NBCSN): 763,000
  • Game 7 (4/26/12, NBCSN): 867,000

No. 5 Philadelphia vs. No. 4 Pittsburgh

  • Game 1 (4/11/12, NBCSN): 844,000
  • Game 2 (4/13/12, NBCSN): 795,000
  • Game 3 (4/15/12, NBC): N/A
  • Game 4 (4/18/12, NBCSN): 1.03 million
  • Game 5 (4/20/12, NBCSN): 1.07 million
  • Game 6 (4/22/12, NBC): N/A

Western Conference Quarterfinals

No. 8 Los Angeles vs. No. 1 Vancouver

  • Game 1 (4/11/12, NBCSN): 467,000
  • Game 2 (4/13/12, NBCSN): 622,000
  • Game 3 (4/15/12, NBCSN): 749,000
  • Game 4 (4/18/12, NBCSN): 748,000
  • Game 5 (4/22/12, NBCSN): 817,000

No. 7 San Jose vs. No. 1 St. Louis

  • Game 1 (4/12/12, CNBC): 320,000
  • Game 2 (4/14/12, CNBC): 259,000
  • Game 3 (4/16/12, NBCSN): 539,000
  • Game 4 (4/19/12, NBCSN): 398,000
  • Game 5 (4/21/12, CNBC): N/A

No. 6 Chicago vs. No. 3 Phoenix

  • Game 1 (4/12/12, NBCSN): 499,000
  • Game 2 (4/14/12, NBCSN): 725,000
  • Game 3 (4/17/12, CNBC): 416,000
  • Game 4 (4/19/12, CNBC): 380,000
  • Game 5 (4/21/12, NBCSN): 590,000
  • Game 6 (4/23/12, CNBC): 621,000

No. 5 Detroit vs. No. 4 Nashville

  • Game 1 (4/11/12, CNBC): 336,000
  • Game 2 (4/13/12, CNBC): 235,000
  • Game 3 (4/15/12, NBC): N/A
  • Game 4 (4/17/12, NBCSN): 628,000
  • Game 5 (4/20/12, CNBC): 543,000

Eastern Conference Semifinals

No. 7 Washington vs. No. 1 NY Rangers

  • Game 1 (4/28/12, NBC): N/A
  • Game 2 (4/30/12, NBCSN): 1.53 million
  • Game 3 (5/2/12, NBCSN): 1.85 million
  • Game 4 (5/5/12, NBC): N/A
  • Game 5 (5/7/12, NBCSN): 1.65 million
  • Game 6 (5/9/12, NBCSN): 1.65 million
  • Game 7 (5/12/12, NBCSN): 1.68 million

No. 6 New Jersey vs. No. 5 Philadelphia

  • Game 1 (4/30/12, NBC): 2.50 million
  • Game 2 (5/1/12, NBCSN): 1.29 million
  • Game 3 (5/3/12, NBCSN): 1.66 million
  • Game 4 (5/6/12, NBCSN): 1.63 million
  • Game 5 (5/8/12, NBCSN): 1.31 million

Western Conference Semifinals

No. 8 Los Angeles vs. No. 2 St. Louis

  • Game 1 (4/28/12, NBCSN): 741,000
  • Game 2 (4/30/12, CNBC): 639,000
  • Game 3 (5/3/12, NBCSN): 726,000
  • Game 4 (5/6/12, NBC): N/A

No. 4 Nashville vs. No. 3 Phoenix

  • Game 1 (4/27/12, NBCSN): 767,000
  • Game 2 (4/29/12, NBCSN): 796,000
  • Game 3 (5/1/12, CNBC): 231,000
  • Game 4 (5/4/12, NBCSN): 660,000
  • Game 5 (5/7/12, NBCSN): 707,000

Eastern Conference Final

No. 6 New Jersey vs. No. 1 NY Rangers

  • Game 1 (5/14/12, NBCSN): 1.28 million
  • Game 2 (5/16/12, NBCSN): 1.34 million
  • Game 3 (5/19/12, NBC): 1.49 million
  • Game 4 (5/21/12, NBCSN): 1.26 million
  • Game 5 (5/23/12, NBCSN): 1.43 million
  • Game 6 (5/25/12, NBCSN): 1.60 million

Western Conference Final

No. 8 Los Angeles vs. No. 3 Phoenix

  • Game 1 (5/13/12, NBCSN): 1.10 million
  • Game 2 (5/15/12, NBCSN): 835,000
  • Game 3 (5/17/12, NBCSN): 827,000
  • Game 4 (5/20/12, NBC): 1.38 million
  • Game 5 (5/22/12, NBCSN): 1.21 million
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