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2022 Beijing Olympics: How to Watch the Men’s Hockey Qualifying Playoffs Live For Free Without Cable

Jeff Kotuby

Some heavy hitters find themselves in the playoff rounds of the 2022 Beijing Olympic Men’s Hockey tournament. Canada, Germany, Czechia, Switzerland, and Germany are all fighting for their lives, while teams like the US, Sweden, Finland, and the ROC wait and see who they’ll play. You can watch the action live throughout the day on Tuesday, February 15 on USA Network and streaming live on Peacock.

How to Watch the 2022 Beijing Olympic Men’s Hockey Qualifying Playoffs Live Without Cable

You can also stream with a subscription to Peacock Premium, which is $4.99 a month.

Here is the full slate of games. We still do not know at what time the games will air, but we know what the matchups will be:

  • Game 1: Slovakia vs. Germany — winner plays the United States
  • Game 2: Canada vs. China — winner plays Sweden
  • Game 3: Czechia vs. Switzerland — winner plays Finland
  • Game 4: Denmark vs. Latvia — winner plays ROC

Once the quarterfinal matchups are set, the remaining men’s hockey schedule will proceed as follows.

2022 Beijing Olympics: Men’s Hockey Schedule

Date Event Stream Time (ET)
Feb. 15 Quarterfinal #1 Peacock, USA 11:10 PM
Feb. 16 Quarterfinal #2 Peacock, USA 1 AM
Feb. 16 Quarterfinal #3 Peacock, USA 3:40 AM
Feb. 16 Quarterfinal #4 Peacock, USA 8:30 AM
Feb. 17 Semifinal #1 Peacock, USA 11: 10 PM
Feb. 18 Semifinal #1 Peacock, USA 8:10 AM
Feb. 19 Bronze Medal Game Peacock, CNBC 8:10 AM
Feb. 19 Gold Medal Game Peacock, USA 11:10 PM

How to Stream Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Qualifying Playoffs Live for Free on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, iOS, and Android

There are six major streaming providers that offer Live TV Streaming. Five of these providers allow you to watch Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Qualifying Playoffs on USA Network using iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, Chromecast, and Web. They are DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV, Sling TV, Hulu Live TV, and YouTube TV.

What Devices Can You Use to Stream Peacock?

Peacock is available to stream on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, Xbox, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV.


Peacock is a subscription video streaming service from NBCUniversal that gives access to up to 15,000 hours of content including original shows, blockbuster movies, and classic television series. Peacock is home to “Yellowstone,” and “The Office,” as well as original hits like “Bel-Air.”

It will include news, entertainment, sports, late-night, and reality from various NBCU properties including NBC, Bravo, and E!.

Peacock also now includes the entire library of Bravo shows and has exclusives like “Below Deck: Down Under.”

The company has acquired the rights to many classic shows like “Parks and Recreation,” and the entire Dick Wolf library including “Law & Order” and “Chicago Fire.”

You can also watch live sports including Sunday Night Football, Premier League, and exclusive MLB games.

The service will also feature blockbusters and critically-acclaimed films from Universal Pictures, Focus Features, DreamWorks Animation, Illumination and content acquired from Hollywood’s biggest studios.

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