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Wednesday June 13th, 2012

While Conn Smythe winner Jonathan Quick is celebrating the Kings first title, the NHL can't be too happy about the ratings of the Stanley Cup Finals. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

The Los Angeles Kings and their fans are celebrating the first championship in the franchise's history.  It's too bad most of country tuned out or didn't even bother to watch.

The Stanley Cup Final between the Kings and the New Jersey Devils drew the third lowest television viewership average since at least 1995, according to

Last night's 6-1 Kings cup-clinching victory shown on NBC was watched by 4.93 million people, by far the highest watched game of the series. Overall, a little less than three million people watched each game of the six-game series.

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