One would think that the LA area, it's low level of NHL interest notwithstanding, would have the highest ratings for the Stanley Cup Finals considering Anaheim is the lone American market remaining. One would be wrong. Buffalo was the top rated US market by a fairly large margin. Selected cities from the .72 national figure:
Los Angeles: 1.7
New York: 0.3
Yeah, that's pretty bad all around. Let's hope the NBC games crack a 2.0. Ok, a 1.0.