How to Watch 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Without Cable

2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs

April 11th - June 13, 2018

You can stream the entire 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs with a live TV streaming service for as little as $10/month. No cable or satellite TV subscription needed.

7-Day Free Trial. Free Cancellation.

Our Pick

DIRECTV NOW

We recommend DIRECTV NOW to watch the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

You can stream the playoffs with a 7-day no risk free trial or only $10/month for your first 3 month with Code: YESNOW3.

How to Stream the 2018 NHL Playoffs

All remaining games of the NHL Playoffs will air nationally on NBCSN and NBC.

Stanley Cup Finals

  • NBC: Televising Games 1, 4, 5, 6, and 7
  • NBCSN: Televising Games 2 and 3
DIRECTV fuboTV Hulu Philo PS Vue Sling TV YouTube
Free Trial Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial
$40–$75 $45–$50 $40 $16–$20 $45–$80 $25 $25 $40
NBC - -
NBC Sports Network - -

2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs TV Schedule

TBD

Stream the Stanley Cup Finals

  • May 28 | 8pm | Washington Capitals @ Vegas Golden Knights | NBCSN
  • May 30 | 8pm | Washington Capitals @ Vegas Golden Knights | NBCSN
  • June 2 | 8pm | Washington Capitals @ Vegas Golden Knights | NBCSN
  • June 4 | 8pm | Washington Capitals @ Vegas Golden Knights | NBCSN
  • June 7 | 8pm | Washington Capitals @ Vegas Golden Knights | NBC
  • June 10 | 8pm | Washington Capitals @ Vegas Golden Knights| NBCSN
  • June 13 | 8pm | Washington Capitals @ Vegas Golden Knights | NBCSN

Eastern Conference

Stream the Eastern Conference Finals

No. 1 Tampa Bay Lightning vs. No. 2 Washington Capitals

Washington Wins Series 4-3
  • May 11 | 8pm | Washington @ Tampa Bay | NBCSN
  • May 13 | 8pm | Washington @ Tampa Bay | NBCSN
  • May 15 | 8pm | Tampa Bay @ Washington | NBCSN
  • May 17 | 8pm | Tampa Bay @ Washington | NBCSN
  • May 19 | 7:15pm | Washington @ Tampa Bay | NBC
  • May 21 | 8pm | Tampa Bay @ Washington | NBCSN
  • May 23 | 8pm | Washington @ Tampa Bay | NBCSN

Western Conference

Stream the Western Conference Finals

No. 1 Winnipeg Jets vs. No. 2 Vegas Golden Knights

Vegas Wins Series 4-1
  • May 12 | 7pm | Vegas @ Winnipeg | NBC
  • May 14 | 8pm | Vegas @ Winnipeg | NBCSN
  • May 16 | 9pm | Winnipeg @ Vegas | NBCSN
  • May 18 | 8pm | Winnipeg @ Vegas | NBCSN
  • May 20 | 3pm | Vegas @ Winnipeg | NBC

Eastern Conference

Stream the Eastern Conference Playoff Semifinals

No. 1 Tampa Bay Lightning vs. No. 2 Boston Bruins

Tampa Bay Wins Series 4-1
  • April 28 | 3pm | Boston @ Tampa Bay | NBC
  • April 30 | 7pm | Boston @ Tampa Bay | NBCSN
  • May 2 | 7pm | Tampa Bay @ Boston | NBCSN
  • May 4 | 7pm | Tampa Bay @ Boston | NBCSN
  • May 6 | 3pm | Boston @ Tampa Bay | NBC

No. 1 Washington Capitals vs. No. 2 Pittsburgh Penguins

Washington Wins Series 4-2
  • April 26 | 7pm | Pittsburgh @ Washington | NBCSN
  • April 29 | 3pm | Pittsburgh @ Washington | NBC
  • May 1 | 7:30pm | Washington @ Pittsburgh | NBCSN
  • May 3 | 7pm | Washington @ Pittsburgh | NBCSN
  • May 5 | 8pm | Pittsburgh @ Washington | NBC
  • May 7 | 7pm | Washington @ Pittsburgh | NBCSN

Western Conference

Stream the Western Conference Playoff Semifinals

No. 1 Nashville Predators vs. No. 2 Winnipeg Jets

Winnipeg Wins Series 4-3
  • April 27 | 8pm | Winnipeg @ Nashville | NBCSN
  • April 29 | 7pm | Winnipeg @ Nashville | NBCSN
  • May 1 | 8pm | Nashville @ Winnipeg | CNBC
  • May 3 | 9:30pm | Nashville @ Winnipeg | NBCSN
  • May 5 | 8pm | Winnipeg @ Nashville | NBC
  • May 7 | 9:30pm | Nashville @ Winnipeg | NBCSN
  • May 10 | 8:00pm | Winnipeg @ Nashville | NBCSN

No. 1 Vegas Golden Knights vs. No. 3 San Jose Sharks

Vegas Wins Series 4-1
  • April 26 | 10pm | San Jose @ Vegas | NBCSN
  • April 28 | 8pm | San Jose @ Vegas | NBC
  • April 30 | 7pm | Vegas @ San Jose | NBCSN
  • May 2 | 7pm | Vegas @ San Jose | NBCSN
  • May 4 | 7pm | San Jose @ Vegas | NBCSN

Eastern Conference

Stream the Eastern Conference Playoff Quarterfinals

No. 1 Tampa Bay Lightning vs. No. 4 New Jersey Devils

Tampa Bay Wins Series 4-1
  • April 12 | 7pm | New Jersey @ Tampa Bay | NHL Network
  • April 14 | 3pm | New Jersey @ Tampa Bay | NBC
  • April 16 | 7:30pm | Tampa Bay @ New Jersey | CNBC
  • April 18 | 7:30pm | Tampa Bay @ New Jersey | Golf Channel
  • April 21 | 3:00pm | New Jersey @ Tampa Bay | NBCSN / NBC

No. 2 Boston Bruins vs. No. 3 Toronto Maple Leafs

Boston Wins Series 4-3
  • April 12 | 7pm | Toronto @ Boston | NBCSN
  • April 14 | 8pm | Toronto @ Boston | NBC
  • April 16 | 7pm | Toronto @ Boston | NBCSN
  • April 19 | 7pm | Boston @ Toronto | NBCSN
  • April 21 | 8pm | Toronto @ Boston | NBC
  • April 23 | TBD | Boston @ Toronto | NBCSN
  • April 25 | TBD | Toronto @ Boston | NBCSN

No. 1 Washington Capitals vs. No. 4 Columbus Blue Jackets

Washington Wins Series 4-2
  • April 12 | 7:30pm | Columbus @ Washington | USA
  • April 15 | 7:30pm | Columbus @ Washington | NBCSN
  • April 17 | 7:30pm | Washington @ Columbus | NBCSN
  • April 19 | 7:30pm | Washington @ Columbus | USA
  • April 21 | 3:00pm | Columbus @ Washington | NBC / NBCSN
  • April 23 | TBD | Washington @ Columbus | [USA]

No. 2 Pittsburgh Penguins vs. No. 3 Philadelphia Flyers

Pittsburgh Wins Series 4-2
  • April 11 | 7pm | Philadelphia @ Pittsburgh | NBCSN
  • April 13 | 7pm | Philadelphia @ Pittsburgh | NBCSN
  • April 14 | 3pm | Pittsburgh @ Philadelphia | NBC
  • April 18 | 7pm | Pittsburgh @ Philadelphia | NBCSN
  • April 20 | 7pm | Philadelphia @ Pittsburgh | NBCSN
  • April 22 | TBD | Pittsburgh @ Philadelphia | NBC

Western Conference

Stream the Western Conference Playoff Quarterfinals

No. 1 Nashville Predators vs. No. 4 Colorado Avalanche

Nashville Wins Series 4-2
  • April 12 | 9:30pm | Colorado @ Nashville | NBCSN
  • April 14 | 3pm | Colorado @ Nashville | NBC
  • April 16 | 10pm | Nashville @ Colorado | NBCSN
  • April 18 | 10pm | Nashville @ Colorado | NBCSN
  • April 20 | 9:30pm | Colorado @ Nashville | NBCSN
  • April 22 | TBD | Nashville @ Colorado | NBCSN

No. 2 Winnipeg Jets vs. No. 3 Minnesota Wild

Winnipeg Wins Series 4-1
  • April 11 | 7pm | Minnesota @ Winnipeg | CNBC
  • April 13 | 7:30pm | Minnesota @ Winnipeg | USA
  • April 15 | 7pm | Winnipeg @ Minnesota | USA
  • April 17 | 8pm | Winnipeg @ Minnesota | CNBC
  • April 20 | 7:30pm | Minnesota @ Winnipeg | USA

No. 1 Vegas Golden Knights vs. No. 4 Los Angeles Kings

Vegas Wins Series 4-0
  • April 11 | 10pm | Los Angeles @ Vegas | NBCSN
  • April 13 | 10pm | Los Angeles @ Vegas | NBCSN
  • April 15 | 10:30pm | Vegas @ Los Angeles | NBCSN
  • April 17 | 10:30pm | Vegas @ Los Angeles | NBCSN

No. 2 Anaheim Ducks vs. No. 3 San Jose Sharks

San Jose Wins Series 4-0
  • April 12 | 10:30pm | San Jose @ Anaheim | USA
  • April 14 | 10:30pm | San Jose @ Anaheim | NBCSN
  • April 16 | 10:30pm | Anaheim @ San Jose | CNBC
  • April 18 | 10:30pm | Anaheim @ San Jose | Golf Channel

Live TV Streaming Pages