The National Hockey League’s recent return to the ice is culminating to the exciting Stanley Cup Finals where the Dallas Stars will face off against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Stars are back in the championship limelight after 20 years, overcoming a terrible start to the season and an abrupt coaching change in 2019.
Similarly to the NBA, the NHL has been applauded for their successful COVID-19 safety procedures. Teams have gone through the new 24-team playoff format without a hitch in two separate bubble locations in Toronto and Edmonton, the latter of which will be the host city for the Stanley Cup Finals.
Eager to see which team takes home the Stanley Cup trophy? Here is our guide on where to stream the remaining NHL playoff and upcoming championship games.
NHL Stanley Cup Schedule (Eastern Standard Time)
Saturday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. (NBC)
– Game 1
Monday, Sept. 21 at 8 p.m (NBCSN)
– Game 2
Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. (NBCSN)
– Game 3
Friday, Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. (NBC)
– Game 4
Saturday, Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. (NBC)
– Game 5*
Monday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m. (NBC)
– Game 6*
Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. (NBC)
– Game 7*
Stream the Stanley Cup Finals
In addition to the access to other sports like football and basketball, fuboTV’s Family plan allows NHL diehards to watch the remaining Conference Final games between the Lightning and the Islanders, as well as the Stanley Cup series, on NBC, NBCSN, USA and the NHL Network. Keep in mind that the NHL Network is only available when you sign up for the Sports Plus package for an additional $10.99.
Now is the time to sign up because the Family plan is 15% off, bringing the price down from $75.97 a month to $64.99 a month. And it comes with over 100 other channels and 500 hours of Cloud DVR Plus. But first, try out a free seven-day trial without any commitments to see if fuboTV is right for you.
Learn more about what else fuboTV has to offer by reading our guide on how to get the best deals on fuboTV.
Hulu + Live TV
Hulu + Live is another big-time streaming option that offers NBC, NBCSN and the USA Network for hockey games. The basic plan is cheaper than fuboTV at $54.99 a month, and it includes access to over 65 channels and its large streaming catalog of movies and TV shows. There’s a seven-day trial at no cost, so if you time it right, you can watch most of the Stanley Cup Finals for free.
Sling TV is the most affordable cable-alternative streaming service on this list with packages starting at only $30 a month. Make sure you opt for the Sling Blue plan instead of the Orange option — this ensures you can catch all hockey games on NBCSN and USA in the future.
The plan offers several dozen premium channels for news and entertainment, a free 10-hour DVR feature and an option to sign up for Sports Extra—one of Sling TV’s premium channel add-ons—to watch more games and highlights on NBA TV, ESPNU and more. Plus, if you don’t have a reliable media streamer such as an Amazon Fire or Chromecast, Sling is currently offering a deal where you can prepay for two months and get a AirTV Mini for free, which is valued at about $80.
Have you missed the exciting playoff matches in the recent month or are you in the mood to rewatch some games that led up to the Stanley Cup Finals? NHL.TV’s streaming plan allows users to rewatch the season’s games on demand through tons of supported devices. With the extra camera angles, DVR feature and your choice of the play-by-play announcers you’d like to hear during the game, the $9.99 monthly plan comes out to be a steal for hockey fanatics. Keep in mind that there are blackouts for nationally televised or local team games.
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