Stanley Cup Playoffs begin Wednesday: Which games streaming are online for free
If you don't have an active cable TV subscription, you only get free live webcasts of those games being broadcast on NBC. But if you do have an active cable subscription, you can see a whole bunch of games covering each first-round matchup -- if your cable provider carries the CNBC or the NBC Sports Network.
So which games can you watch online for free, without a cable subscription? We only have the first-round matchups available right now, but here is the Round 1 NHL streaming schedule for cord-cutters.
NHL Playoff Games Online for Free
Chicago Blackhawks at St. Louis Blues,
Sat. 4/19, 3pm ET
Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers, Sun. 4/20, 12 Noon ET
Detroit Red Wings at Boston Bruins,
Sun. 4/20, 3pm ET
Boston Bruins at Detroit Red Wings (IF NECESSARY),
Sat. 4/26, 3pm ET
Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers (IF NECESSARY),
Sun. 4/27, 12 Noon ET
St. Louis Blues at Chicago Blackhawks (IF NECESSARY),
Sun. 4/27, 3pm ET
If you have a cable subscription with channels like the NBC Sports Network, CNBC and The Sports Network, you can check the NHL first-round playoff schedule for game times and networks.