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Game 4 of the NHL Stanley Cup final earns highest cable TV rating since 2002

NEW YORK - Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals has earned the series' highest cable television rating since 2002.

The Pittsburgh Penguins' 4-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Versus on Thursday night drew a 2.8 rating and averaged 3.45 million viewers. The network said Monday that the average 2.7 rating for Games 3 and 4 was up 42 per cent over the two games it aired last year. Versus showed Games 1 and 2 in 2008.

The 2.8 rating was the highest on Versus, beating the previous record set by Game 3.

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