The NHL has been celebrating its centennial (100th) anniversary this season. We started with thirty teams and its capped off with the last two in the return of the Stanley Cup Finals. The hockey finals will commence on Monday, May 29. This year’s finals feature the Nashville Predators and the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Predators are in the finals for the first time since the team’s inception in 1998. The Penguins are last year’s defending champions and are in their 6th final. They have won 4 titles overall.
Stanley Cup Finals Schedule
Game 1: Monday, May 29 at 8 p.m time on NBC and NBCSN
Game 2: Wednesday, May 31 at 8 p.m time on NBC and NBCSN
Game 3: Saturday, June 3 at 8 p.m time on NBC and NBCSN
Game 4: Sunday, June 5 at 8 p.m time on NBC and NBCSN
Game 5: Thursday, June 8 at 8 p.m time on NBC and NBCSN
Game 6: Sunday, June 11 at 8 p.m time on NBC and NBCSN
Game 7: Wednesday, June 14 at 8 p.m time on NBC and NBCSN
NBC Live Stream: How to watch NBC Sports
People everywhere are getting sick and tired of cable and choosing to switch to alternative streaming services. These streaming services offer sports coverage such as the NHL playoffs. Some of the services you can use to see who gets Lord Stanley’s Cup are Sling TV, DIRECTV NOW, or a digital antenna.
Watch NBC Sports on Sling TV
Sling TV is our favorite all-in-one solution for cord cutters. One of the packages offered by Sling is the Sling Blue package and it offers NBC. This package is available for only $25/mo and can be canceled anytime. Sling also offers a 7-day free trial so you can enjoy one week of the NHL playoffs for free. . Sling is compatible with several platforms such as Roku or Apple TV.
Watch NBC Sports on DIRECTV NOW
DIRECTV NOW is a new streaming service from AT&T that allows you to watch your favorite programming such as hockey at home or on-the-go. Pricing with NBC included in the channel bundle begins at $35 per month. The real value with this service is if you also have AT&T phone service because you can stream on the DIRECTV app without being charge data usage.
Watch NBC Sports on a Digital Antenna
If you live within range of the broadcast tower you can receive a free digital signal from NBC. Depending on the antenna, you can receive the signal up to 100 miles away. Digital antennas have come a long way over the years and is regaining popularity among cord cutters everywhere. The one-time cost is inexpensive and the antenna is easy to install.