The Stanley Cup Finals continue Friday night when the Colorado Avalanche host the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5.
After winning Game 4 in overtime, up 3-1, the Avalanche head back to Ball Arena looking to close out the defending champions tonight and win their first Stanley Cup title since 2001. The Lightning have shown fight throughout the series but they've been outplayed by the Avalanche in every game outside of Game 3. As the series travels back to the Mile High City, the Lightning have to win their first road game in the finals if they want to bring the series back to Tampa to force a Game 6.
You can find out how to watch the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs without cable, below.
Tampa Bay Lightning at Colorado Avalanche (Game 5: COL Leads 3-1)
ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, TBS, and TNT will be covering all of the NHL action on the ice during this year's Stanley Cup Playoffs and fans will have a few different options to watch without cable.
|DIRECTV STREAM||fuboTV||Hulu + Live TV||Sling TV||YouTube TV|
Catch all of ABC's coverage of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs by watching with an antenna. AntennaWeb is a great tool you can use to see what ABC channel is available in your area with an antenna.
DIRECTV STREAM includes ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, TNT, TBS and over 65 channels with its Entertainment plan for $69.99. For a limited time, new and eligible customers that sign up can get $30 off over the first two months for a monthly price of $54.99 and 3-months of premium channels for free. A subscription includes unlimited DVR storage and there are no hidden fees, or required annual contracts.
For $69.99 per month, you can watch NHL postseason games on ABC, ESPN, and ESPN2 via fuboTV with their Pro plan. The sports-first streaming offers over 100 channels with their Pro plan, which includes over 100 sporting events, the ability to watch on unlimited screens, and 1000 hours of DVR space, which means you can record and rewatch your favorite shows and all of this year's big events.
On Hulu + Live TV, cord cutters can watch NHL teams compete in the Stanley Cup Playoffs on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, TBS, TNT, and over 75 channels with the base plan of $69.99 per month. The service includes unlimited DVR storage and allows users to watch on 2 screens simultaneously.
Sling TV offers an affordable way to watch the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs on ESPN, ESPN2, TBS, and TNT. For $35 per month, with a Sling Orange subscription, you can watch live games on ESPN, and ESPN2, and with Sling Blue Subscription you can watch live games on TBS and TNT.
Sling Orange + Blue is a combination of the two and allows you to watch all four channels for $50 per month, and for a limited time, you can get 50% off your first month. A Sling Orange + Blue subscription gives you access to 50 channels, 50 hours of DVR storage, and you can stream on up to 3 devices.
Subscribers to YouTube TV are able to watch all of this year's NHL postseason games on ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, TBS, and TNT for $64.99 per month. The streaming service has over 85 channels, users can stream up to 3 devices simultaneously, and it includes unlimited DVR so you can record every game and more.
Viewers can stream the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs live on the ESPN app, WatchTNT app, Watch TBS app, and ESPN.com. However, to watch the event on these services, you will need to be authenticated by signing on with your credentials and proving you have a TV subscription from a cable or satellite provider or a live TV streaming service that carries ESPN and TNT.
For only $6.99 per month, or $69.99 per year, NHL fans can watch the Stanley Cup Finals live and replays of all Stanley Cup Play games on ESPN. ESPN+ has thousands of live events, original studio shows, acclaimed series that are exclusive to the streaming services, and much more.
Upgrade to the Disney Bundle for $13.99 per month to watch ESPN+, Disney+, and Hulu (w/Ads), or enjoy with Hulu (No Ads) for $19.99 per month.
|Game #||Date||Matchup||Time (ET)||Where to Watch|
|1||Wednesday, June 15||Lightning 3 at Avalanche 4||8:00 PM||ABC, ESPN+|
|2||Saturday, June 18||Lightning 7 at Avalanche 0||8:00 PM||ABC, ESPN+|
|3||Monday, June 20||Avalanche 2 at Lightning 6||8:00 PM||ABC, ESPN+|
|4||Wednesday, June 22||Avalanche 3 at Lightning 2||8:00 PM||ABC, ESPN+|
|5||Friday, June 24||Lightning at Avalanche||8:00 PM||ABC, ESPN+|
|*6||Sunday, June 26||Avalanche at Lightning||8:00 PM||ABC, ESPN+|
|*7||Tuesday, June 28||Lightning at Avalanche||8:00 PM||ABC, ESPN+|
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