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Game 2 of Stanley Cup final between Canucks and Bruins draws 5.6 million viewers

TORONTO – Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final averaged 5.6 million viewers in Canada, according to the CBC.

The audience peaked at 7.7 million viewers as Saturday’s 2-2 tie between the Vancouver Canucks and Boston Bruins headed to overtime.

Vancouver’s Alex Burrows scored the winner 11 seconds into OT.

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The Canucks’ 1-0 win in Game 1 averaged 5.6 million viewers and peaked at 7.8 million viewers.

The introduction of a new measuring system in September 2009 has seen sports TV ratings skyrocket in Canada.