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- How to Stream NHL Network live on Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Smart TVs
- What’s the best way to watch NHL Network without cable?
How to Stream NHL Network live on Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Smart TVs
There are a few ways cord-cutters can watch NHL Network live without cable.
The cheapest way is through Sling TV with the Sports Extra bundle for $46 per month.
Keep in mind that when it comes to watching live hockey games, there are other channels to consider before cutting the cord and trying out a live TV streaming service.
ESPN is airing 18 regular season games this season. You will likely want a live TV service that carries your local regional sports network, ESPN and NHL Network.
But you should really weigh the pros and cons of each live TV streaming service. So here are all your options for watching NHL Network live on a Smart TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Google Chromecast with Google TV or Apple TV.
Sling TV is your cheapest way to watch NHL Network without a cable subscription.
You will have to sign up for the Sports Extra bundle to get NHL Network.
The Sports Extra bundle can be added to either the Orange or Blue channel package. But you should pay close attention to what channels that the Orange and Blue plans include.
Sports Extra under Sling Orange vs Sling Blue
Sling Orange has ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, AMC and 28 other channels for $35 per month. You can stream on one screen at a time with Sling Orange.
Sports Extra costs $11 more per month, and adds about 12 more channels. Those channels are beIN SPORTS, ESPN Bases Loaded, ESPN Goal Line, ESPNews, ESPNU, NBA TV, NHL Network, Outside Television, PAC-12 Network, SEC Network, SEC Network Plus and Stadium.
Adding the Sports Extra bundle to Sling Blue costs $11 more per month, and adds about 9 channels. Those channels are beIN SPORTS, Golf Channel, NBA TV, NFL RedZone, NHL Network, Olympic Channel, Outside Television, PAC 12 Network and Stadium.
You can get both Sling Orange and Sling Blue together for $50 per month. Subscribers get 50 hours of Cloud DVR with either plan.
With Sling TV, you can watch NHL Network on Roku, Fire Stick, Apple TV, smart phones, Android TV software, AirTV Player, Chromecast, and Xbox.
There are no contracts, and you can easily cancel online whenever you want.
fuboTV carries NHL Network within its Sports Plus channel bundle.
Subscribers get 143+ channels total.
ESPN, ACC Network, Big Ten Network, FOX, FS1 and SEC Network are included. NESN, MSG and Root Sports are among the regional sports networks carried by fuboTV.
Sports Plus has 25 channels, including NFL RedZone and regional PAC-12 Networks.
Local ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX stations are available to fuboTV subscribers in most parts of the U.S.
You can watch fubo on a TV using a Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Android TV and Apple TV. FuboTV subscribers can also use a laptop or PC, an iPhone or Android smartphone to watch live TV.
A subscription costs $75.99 per month for the Sports Plus and Starter channel package. Your subscription includes 250 hours of Cloud DVR.
Subscribers can activate more than 40 TV Everywhere apps.
DIRECTV STREAM (formerly AT&T TV) has NHL Network in the Ultimate plan.
A subscription costs $94.99 per month for 130+ channels.
Subscribers get three months of HBO Max, Showtime, Cinemax and EPIX for free before the monthly rates kick in. You can watch live TV on up to 20 screens at once.
ESPN, TNT, NESN, NBA TV and local channels are included in the Choice lineup. You get 20 hours of Cloud DVR and a robust library of on-demand movies and shows.
There are no contracts. You can subscribe month to month and cancel whenever you want.
DIRECTV STREAM works on Roku, Android TV, Fire TV devices, Apple TV and smartphones and tablets.
What’s the best way to watch NHL Network without cable?
Sling TV is the cheapest option to watch NHL Network at $46 per month. You can sign up for the Sling Blue or Orange plan and add the Sports Extra bundle.
When you sign up for Sling TV, there are no contracts, or extra fees like cable TV. The first month costs only $10.
fuboTV might be a better value because you’re getting a wider channel selection, including regional sports channels that carry live NHL games.
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