Game 3 most-viewed for NHL finals on cable since '02

NEW YORK (AP) " Game 3 drew the largest TV audience for the Stanley Cup finals on cable in eight years.

The Flyers' 4-3 overtime victory over the Blackhawks on Versus on Wednesday night earned a 3.1 rating and averaged 3.6 million viewers. It was the highest-rated and most-watched telecast in network history.

It drew the most viewers for a Stanley Cup finals since Game 2 of the Carolina-Detroit series in 2002, which averaged almost 3.8 million viewers.

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