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Brad Elliott Schlossman, Forum News Service, Published February 16 2013

UND-Omaha draws NBC Sports record ratings

Friday night’s indoor game between UND and Nebraska Omaha drew the highest ratings of any college hockey game on NBC Sports Network.

According to the Puck Media blog, it drew 146,000 viewers, which surpassed the previous high of 98,000, which watched Michigan State vs. Notre Dame earlier this season.

Steve Lepore, who tracks hockey television ratings, says that North Dakota’s fan following and well-known NHL alumni roster makes it a large draw. Read Lepore’s full blog post here.