Nashville Predators games on FOX Sports Tennessee continue to soar

Attendance at Bridgestone Arena is nearing a two-year streak dating back to April 2, 2016, with 97 consecutive sold-out Predators games.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nashville Predators games on FOX Sports Tennessee continue to deliver significant growth during the 2017-18 season. Through Sunday, March 4, Predators games televised on FOX Sports Tennessee are averaging a 2.0 HH rating through 57 games, a 150 percent increase versus the same number of games during the 2016-17 season.

Two Predators regular-season games on FOX Sports Tennessee this season have broken ratings records dating back more than ten years. The Thursday, March 1, game against the Edmonton Oilers did a 3.2 HH rating in the Nashville DMA, marking the highest-rated since the 2006-07 season. The Thursday, Feb. 22, game against the San Jose Sharks was the second-highest with a 2.8 HH rating.

Predators games streamed on the FOX Sports GO app during the same timeframe are still realizing triple-digit growth, with average minutes streamed per game up 600 percent, unique streamers per game up 400 percent, and total streams per game up 376 percent.

Attendance at Bridgestone Arena is nearing a two-year streak dating back to April 2, 2016, with 97 consecutive sold-out Predators games after last night vs. Winnipeg.

The next game telecast is Thursday, with the Predators traveling to Arizona to take on the Coyotes. Game coverage will start at 8:30 p.m. CT on FOX Sports Tennessee and FOX Sports GO. FOX Sports Tennessee will televise the remaining 13 games of the regular season, as well as postseason games; the next five opponents are noted below:

NASHVILLE PREDATORS ON FOX SPORTS TENNESSEE
DATE OPPONENT PREDATORS LIVE PREGAME SHOW (CT)
Thu., March 15 @ Arizona Coyotes 8:30 p.m.
Fri., March 16 @ Colorado Avalanche 7:30 p.m
Mon., March 19 @ Buffalo Sabres 5:30 p.m.
Thu., March 22 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 6:30 p.m.
Sat., March 24 @ Minnesota Wild 6:30 p.m.

FOX Sports Tennessee is the exclusive regional home of the Nashville Predators, televising all games locally available and reaching more than seven million households throughout Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia.