Root Sports says that the Penguins/Islanders series ratings were the highest rated first round playoff series in the stations history with an average of 665,000 viewers per game.
Root broadcasted 5 of the 6 games in the series (all games except game 3).
Game 6 brought in the biggest ratings ever for a first round game for Root Sports and was the 4th highest rated playoff game ever in Root Sports history with 728,125 viewers.
All 5 games vs. the Islanders were in the top 20 for highest rated playoff games in Root history.
GAME 6 - #4 Highest rated playoff game
GAME 4 - #6 Highest rated playoff game
GAME 5 - #7 Highest rated playoff game
GAME 1 - #13 Highest rated playoff game
GAME 2 - #20 Highest rated playoff game
Thanks to @bix1979 on Twitter for the link on this one....
Beaver County Times reporting on a 46 year old man who was arrested and charged with three counts of furnishing liquor to minors after he invited three minors to a party in his trailer.
And....buckle up....here comes the 'magical' part of the story....
'When police arrived, they found McCullough intoxicated and covered in barbeque sauce and permanent marker'
What a combo.
Pretty sure this stadium can fly...
Remember Danity Kane from Diddy's 'Making the Band 3' on MTV back in 2005?
Aubrey O, Day, Shannon Bex, Dawn Richard and Aundrea Fimbres went out to lunch with a new manager and are planning on recording some new material and touring together.
Diddy dropped the group from Bad Boy in 2009 and doesn't seem to be involved in the reunion plans.
Never forget...'Show Stopper'
Amazing that is real and actually happening.
A few years back when kickstarter was a new fun thing a guy in Detroit thought it would be a funny idea to get a Robocop statue built in Detroit. The goal was to raise $50,000 they raised $67,000 and now the statue is built and ready to be bronzed.
The planners have multiple spots around Detroit they can place the statue once it is done
If you're bout that Giant Eagle Advantage Card life, you'll enjoy this video for 'Giant Eagles' by Primavera Vills of the group 'The 58s' and part of Mac Miller and super friend/business partner Quentin's label 'REMember Music'
Astronaut Chris Hadfield sings the David Bowie song "Space Oddity" floating around the International Space Station.