How to Watch the 2019 NHL Playoffs: 2nd Round on Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, iOS, & Android

After an opening round of the 2019 NHL Playoffs with shocking upsets, including seeing all four Wildcard teams make it to the second round for the first time in history — the Eastern and Western Conference Semi-Finals start tonight.

Eastern Conference 2nd Round
Western Conference 2nd Round

If you’re a cord-cutter, it’s simple to stream every single remaining game in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. There are now 6 services that offer NHL Playoff games, most of which you can try for free with a 7-Day Free Trial.

While games in the first round aired on your RSN in your local market, in the second rounds all games will be on NBCSN and NBC. Sling is running a special promotion where you can get Sling Blue (which includes NBC, and NBCSN) for just $15 a month for your first three months.

How to Stream NHL Playoff Games Without Cable

There are six major streaming providers that offer Live TV Streaming. These allow you to watch NHL Stanley Cup Playoff games live using iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, Chromecast, and Web.

This is the best option for fans that want to watch their local channels (NBC), Regional Sports Networks, as well as nationally televised games on cable networks like NBCSN, CNBC, & USA Network.

Top Picks

Sling TV

Price: $15
Includes: Local RSN, NBC, NBCSN, & NHL Network (+$10)

PlayStation Vue

Price: $40
Includes: Local RSN, NBC & NBCSN

National Telecasts

All Live TV Streaming Services offer NBC and NBC Sports Network. Sling TV is the only service that offers NHL Network.

fuboTV Hulu PS Vue Sling TV AT&T NOW YouTube
Free Trial Sign Up Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial Free Trial
$55 $45 $50–$85 $25 $25 $50–$70 $50
NBC -
NBC Sports Network -
CNBC - ^ $5
USA Network -
NHL Network - - ≥ $55 ^ $10 ^ $10 - -

All Live Streaming Options

You can also stream the NHL games with fuboTV, Hulu Live TV, DIRECTV NOW, and YouTube TV.

Sling Blue

Price: $25
Includes: NBC, NBCSN, USA, Local RSN, CNBC (+$5), & NHL Network (+$10)

NBC available in limited markets.

fuboTV

Price: $55
Includes: NBC & NBCSN

Hulu Live TV

Price: $45
Includes: NBC & NBCSN

PlayStation Vue

Price: $45
Includes: NBC & NBCSN

DIRECTV NOW

Price: $70
Includes: NBC & NBCSN

YouTube TV

Price: $50
Includes: NBC & NBCSN

2019 NHL Playoffs TV Schedule

TBD