via press release:
NEW YORK RANGERS-WASHINGTON CAPITALS GAME 7 RANKS AS NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA’S BEST-EVER NBCSN GAME
NBC SPORTS DIGITAL “BYTES”
May 14, 2015 – Vol. 57
New York Rangers-Washington Capitals Ranks as Best-Ever NBCSN NHL Game on NBC Sports Live Extra
With 151,000 uniques and 8.2 million minutes watched, last night’s Game 7, featuring the New York Rangers overtime victory against the Washington Capitals, ranks as NBC Sports Live Extra’s best NHL stream ever for an NBCSN game (or any other cable channel). It is also the best ever for NBC Sports Live Extra for any game, excluding the Stanley Cup Finals, and ranks as Live Extra’s fourth-most consumed NHL game ever (behind three Stanley Cup Final contests).
To date, the Stanley Cup Playoffs on NBC Sports Live Extra have totaled 940,000 uniques and 123 million minutes watched, up 4% and up 17%, respectively, versus the comparable period in 2014.
Yahoo Sports – NBC Sports Network Digital Alliance Ranked No. 2 Among All Sports Digital Sites in April
NHL Stanley Cup Playoff and Premier League live content contributed to the Yahoo Sports – NBC Sports Network digital alliance delivering 57.3 million uniques in April, ranking No. 2 among all sports digital sites, and 2.7 billion minutes, up 3% and 22%, respectively, versus the prior year, according to multiplatform data released by comScore.
GolfAdvisor.com Continuing Momentum After Dramatic PLAYERS Championship Finish
Golf Channel’s course review platform, GolfAdvisor.com, the game’s leading review and recommendation website by golfers, for golfers, saw a 20% spike in weekly traffic during PLAYERS Championship week. Riding the excitement of one of the most compelling tournaments so far this year, activity on GolfAdvisor.com during the week of May 4 was up for both unique visits and page views over the previous week, which included increases via tablets (+19% / +39%) and mobile devices (+28% / +39%).
This growth follows the best month ever for GolfAdvisor.com in April. Both unique visitors and page views during the month surpassed the previous records – March 2015 and July 2014, respectively – by 15%. Those key metrics also increased more than 500% year over year.
GolfAdvisor.com features more than 370,000 golf course reviews of more than 9,000 courses around the world to date.