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How to Watch The Tampa Bay Lightning Live Without Cable in 2022

Updated on Jason Gurwin

You can stream Tampa Bay Lightning hockey games with a Live TV Streaming Service. No cable or satellite TV subscription needed. Start watching with a free trial.

To watch Tampa Bay Lightning games, you have two options: you can watch the Lightning on Bally Sports Sun with Bally Sports+, which has a 7-Day Free Trial, or with DIRECTV STREAM's Choice Plan, which offers a 5-Day Free Trial. If you live outside of the local market, you can watch games with a subscription to ESPN+.

Where to Watch the Next Lightning Game

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Tampa Bay Lightning v. Detroit Red Wings

The next Lightning game is against the Detroit Red Wings on December 6, 2022 at 7:00 PM EST. You can watch the game on Bally Sports Sun Extra with a 7-Day Free Trial of Bally Sports+.

The Best Way to Watch Tampa Bay Lightning Games
Tampa-St Petersburg-Sarasota, FL

We recommend Bally Sports+ for most viewers in the Tampa-St Petersburg-Sarasota, FL area.
You'll be able to watch most Tampa Bay Lightning games and 0 of the Top 35 Cable channels.

For viewers who are trying to watch Tampa Bay Lightning games out-of-market, we recommend ESPN+.

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What Channel Can You Watch the Tampa Bay Lightning?

If you live in the market and watch games on the regional sports network, you can watch games on Bally Sports Sun. Dave Randorf handles play-by-play with color from Brian Engblom. The studio host is Paul Kennedy. Caley Chelios is the in-arena host/reporter. Former Lightning player Dave Andreychuk and former color commentator Bobby “The Chief” Taylor assist with the television pregame and postgame broadcasts.

Tampa Bay Lightning Schedule

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About The Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning have won 3 Stanley Cup titles (2004, 2020, and 2021). Jeffrey Vinik owns the team and the general manager is Julien BriseBois. Jon Cooper has been the Lightning head coach since 2013 — he is the longest-tenured active head coach in the NHL.

All Live TV Streaming Services to Watch the Tampa Bay Lightning

Can I watch the Tampa Bay Lightning with DIRECTV STREAM?

Yes, you can watch Tampa Bay Lightning games on Bally Sports Sun Extra, Bally Sports Florida, Bally Sports Sun, TNT, ESPN, and ABC as part of the DIRECTV STREAM Choice package for $89.99 a month, after a 5-Day Free Trial.

DIRECTV STREAM has 65 channels as part of their service, including sports channels like ESPN, TBS, USA Network, TNT, FS1, ESPN2, MLB Network, NBA TV, Fox Sports 2, and NHL Network.

This is the full DIRECTV STREAM Channel List.

Every DIRECTV STREAM subscriber has Unlimited storage on their Cloud DVR, while up to 20 users can stream at the same time.

DIRECTV STREAM supports a wide-range of devices to stream Tampa Bay Lightning games including Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV. DIRECTV STREAM is not available to stream on PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo.

Can I watch the Tampa Bay Lightning with Bally Sports+?

Yes, you can watch Tampa Bay Lightning games on Bally Sports Sun Extra, Bally Sports Florida, and Bally Sports Sun for $19.99 a month, or $189.99/year. By subscribing to Bally Sports+, you can watch games directly from the Bally Sports App without cable or satellite. With Bally Sports+, you can watch NHL and NBA games, along with other programming on Bally Sports Sun Extra, Bally Sports Florida, and Bally Sports Sun.

While you won’t get games on ESPN, TNT, and NHL Network, you can pair Bally Sports+ with a inexpensive option like Sling TV, which offers those channels starting at $40 a month.

With Bally Sports+, 2 subscribers can stream at the same time. While there is no DVR, you can watch games both live and on-demand with the service.

Bally Sports+ supports a wide-range of devices to stream Tampa Bay Lightning games, including Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, PlayStation, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV. Bally Sports+ is not available to stream on Xbox and Nintendo.

Can I watch the Tampa Bay Lightning with Hulu Live TV?

Yes, you can watch Tampa Bay Lightning games on TNT, ESPN, and ABC with Hulu Live TV for $69.99 a month.

Hulu Live TV has 70 channels as part of their service, including sports channels like ESPN, TBS, USA Network, TNT, FS1, ESPN2, Fox Sports 2, and NFL Network.

This is the full Hulu Live TV Channel List.

Every Hulu Live TV subscriber has Unlimited storage on their Cloud DVR, while 2 users can stream at the same time. For $9.99/month, you can use the service on unlimited screens at home and three on-the-road.

Hulu Live TV supports a wide-range of devices to stream Tampa Bay Lightning games including Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV.

Can I watch the Tampa Bay Lightning with Sling TV?

Yes, you can watch Tampa Bay Lightning games on TNT and ESPN as part of their Sling Orange package for $40 a month.

You can also add NHL Network as part of the Sports Extra ($11) add-on (or $15 if you subscribe to Sling Orange & Blue).

Sling Orange has 30 channels as part of their service, including sports channels like ESPN, TBS, TNT, ESPN2, USA Network, FS1, NFL Network, MLB Network, NBA TV, NHL Network, Fox Sports 2, and NFL RedZone.

This is the full Sling TV Channel List.

Every Sling TV subscriber can record up to 50 hours to their Cloud DVR, while 1 users can stream at the same time. You can upgrade to a 200 Hour DVR for $5 a month.

Sling TV supports a wide-range of devices to stream Tampa Bay Lightning games including 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. Sling TV is not available to stream on PlayStation and Nintendo.

Can I watch the Tampa Bay Lightning with YouTube TV?

Yes, you can watch Tampa Bay Lightning games on TNT, ESPN, and ABC with YouTube TV for $64.99 a month.

YouTube TV has 60 channels as part of their service, including sports channels like ESPN, TBS, USA Network, TNT, FS1, ESPN2, Fox Sports 2, MLB Network, NBA TV, and NFL Network.

This is the full YouTube TV Channel List.

Every YouTube TV subscriber can record to their Unlimited Cloud DVR, while 3 users can stream at the same time.

YouTube TV supports a wide-range of devices to stream Tampa Bay Lightning games including Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, PlayStation, Xbox, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV.

Can I watch the Tampa Bay Lightning with fuboTV?

Yes, you can watch Tampa Bay Lightning games on ESPN and ABC as part of their fubo package for $69.99 a month, after a 7-Day Free Trial.

You can also add NHL Network as part of the Sports Plus ($11) add-on for live out-of-market games and highlights.

fuboTV has 90 channels as part of their service, including sports channels like ESPN, USA Network, FS1, ESPN2, Fox Sports 2, NFL Network, MLB Network, NBA TV, NFL RedZone, and NHL Network.

This is the full fuboTV Channel List.

Every fuboTV subscriber can record up to 1000 hours to their Cloud DVR, while 3 subscribers can stream at the same time.

fuboTV supports a wide-range of devices to stream Tampa Bay Lightning games including 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. fuboTV is not available to stream on PlayStation and Nintendo.

Can I watch the Tampa Bay Lightning with ESPN+?

NHL Power Play on ESPN+ includes access to all out-of-market NHL games, meaning you can watch Tampa Bay Lightning games live if you live outside of the local area. You will also get access to 75+ exclusive nationally televised games that are only available on ESPN+.

ESPN+ costs $9.99 / month ($99.99 / year), or $13.99 / month with The Disney Bundle.

ESPN+ supports a wide-range of devices to stream Tampa Bay Lightning games including Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, PlayStation, Xbox, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV. ESPN+ is not available to stream on Nintendo.

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Hulu Live TV Cash Back

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You will receive it ~2 weeks after you complete your first month of service.