How to Watch 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Without Cable

2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs

April 11th - June 13, 2018

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How to Stream the 2018 NHL Playoffs

All remaining games of the NHL Playoffs will air nationally on NBCSN and NBC.

Stanley Cup Finals

  • NBC: Televising Games 1, 4, 5, 6, and 7
  • NBCSN: Televising Games 2 and 3
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2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs TV Schedule

2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs
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Pittsburgh Penguins v. Philadelphia Flyers
Wed, Apr 11 at 7:00 PM
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Winnipeg Jets v. Minnesota Wild
Wed, Apr 11 at 7:00 PM
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Vegas Golden Knights v. Los Angeles Kings
Wed, Apr 11 at 10:00 PM
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Boston Bruins v. Toronto Maple Leafs
Thu, Apr 12 at 7:00 PM
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Tampa Bay Lightning v. New Jersey Devils
Thu, Apr 12 at 7:00 PM
≥ $60 - ≥ $45 ^ $5
Washington Capitals v. Columbus Blue Jackets
Thu, Apr 12 at 7:30 PM
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Nashville Predators v. Colorado Avalanche
Thu, Apr 12 at 9:30 PM
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Anaheim Ducks v. San Jose Sharks
Thu, Apr 12 at 10:30 PM
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Pittsburgh Penguins v. Philadelphia Flyers
Fri, Apr 13 at 7:00 PM
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Winnipeg Jets v. Minnesota Wild
Fri, Apr 13 at 7:30 PM
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Vegas Golden Knights v. Los Angeles Kings
Fri, Apr 13 at 10:00 PM
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Nashville Predators v. Colorado Avalanche
Sat, Apr 14 at 3:00 PM
CNBC - - ^ $5
Tampa Bay Lightning v. New Jersey Devils
Sat, Apr 14 at 3:00 PM
CNBC - - ^ $5
Boston Bruins v. Toronto Maple Leafs
Sat, Apr 14 at 8:00 PM
NBC - -
Anaheim Ducks v. San Jose Sharks
Sat, Apr 14 at 10:30 PM
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Philadelphia Flyers v. Pittsburgh Penguins
Sun, Apr 15 at 3:00 PM
NBC - -
Minnesota Wild v. Winnipeg Jets
Sun, Apr 15 at 7:00 PM
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Washington Capitals v. Columbus Blue Jackets
Sun, Apr 15 at 7:30 PM
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Los Angeles Kings v. Vegas Golden Knights
Sun, Apr 15 at 10:30 PM
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Toronto Maple Leafs v. Boston Bruins
Mon, Apr 16 at 7:00 PM
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New Jersey Devils v. Tampa Bay Lightning
Mon, Apr 16 at 7:30 PM
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Colorado Avalanche v. Nashville Predators
Mon, Apr 16 at 10:00 PM
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San Jose Sharks v. Anaheim Ducks
Mon, Apr 16 at 10:30 PM
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Columbus Blue Jackets v. Washington Capitals
Tue, Apr 17 at 7:30 PM
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Minnesota Wild v. Winnipeg Jets
Tue, Apr 17 at 8:00 PM
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Los Angeles Kings v. Vegas Golden Knights
Tue, Apr 17 at 10:30 PM
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Philadelphia Flyers v. Pittsburgh Penguins
Wed, Apr 18 at 7:00 PM
- -
New Jersey Devils v. Tampa Bay Lightning
Wed, Apr 18 at 7:30 PM
≥ $60 - ≥ $45 -
Colorado Avalanche v. Nashville Predators
Wed, Apr 18 at 10:00 PM
- -
San Jose Sharks v. Anaheim Ducks
Wed, Apr 18 at 10:30 PM
≥ $60 - ≥ $45 -
Toronto Maple Leafs v. Boston Bruins
Thu, Apr 19 at 7:00 PM
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Columbus Blue Jackets v. Washington Capitals
Thu, Apr 19 at 7:30 PM
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Pittsburgh Penguins v. Philadelphia Flyers
Fri, Apr 20 at 7:00 PM
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Winnipeg Jets v. Minnesota Wild
Fri, Apr 20 at 7:30 PM
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Nashville Predators v. Colorado Avalanche
Fri, Apr 20 at 9:30 PM
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Tampa Bay Lightning v. New Jersey Devils
Sat, Apr 21 at 3:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Washington Capitals v. Columbus Blue Jackets
Sat, Apr 21 at 3:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Boston Bruins v. Toronto Maple Leafs
Sat, Apr 21 at 8:00 PM
NBC - -
Philadelphia Flyers v. Pittsburgh Penguins
Sun, Apr 22 at 3:00 PM
NBC - -
Colorado Avalanche v. Nashville Predators
Sun, Apr 22 at 7:00 PM
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Toronto Maple Leafs v. Boston Bruins
Mon, Apr 23 at 7:00 PM
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Columbus Blue Jackets v. Washington Capitals
Mon, Apr 23 at 7:30 PM
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Boston Bruins v. Toronto Maple Leafs
Wed, Apr 25 at 7:30 PM
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Washington Capitals v. Pittsburgh Penguins
Thu, Apr 26 at 7:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Vegas Golden Knights v. San Jose Sharks
Thu, Apr 26 at 10:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Nashville Predators v. Winnipeg Jets
Fri, Apr 27 at 8:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Tampa Bay Lightning v. Boston Bruins
Sat, Apr 28 at 3:00 PM
NBC - -
Vegas Golden Knights v. San Jose Sharks
Sat, Apr 28 at 8:00 PM
NBC - -
Washington Capitals v. Pittsburgh Penguins
Sun, Apr 29 at 3:00 PM
NBC - -
Nashville Predators v. Winnipeg Jets
Sun, Apr 29 at 7:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Tampa Bay Lightning v. Boston Bruins
Mon, Apr 30 at 7:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
San Jose Sharks v. Vegas Golden Knights
Mon, Apr 30 at 10:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Pittsburgh Penguins v. Washington Capitals
Tue, May 1 at 7:30 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Winnipeg Jets v. Nashville Predators
Tue, May 1 at 8:00 PM
CNBC - - ^ $5
Boston Bruins v. Tampa Bay Lightning
Wed, May 2 at 7:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
San Jose Sharks v. Vegas Golden Knights
Wed, May 2 at 10:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Pittsburgh Penguins v. Washington Capitals
Thu, May 3 at 7:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Winnipeg Jets v. Nashville Predators
Thu, May 3 at 9:30 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Boston Bruins v. Tampa Bay Lightning
Fri, May 4 at 7:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Vegas Golden Knights v. San Jose Sharks
Fri, May 4 at 10:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Washington Capitals v. Pittsburgh Penguins
Sat, May 5 at 7:00 PM
NBC - -
Nashville Predators v. Winnipeg Jets
Sat, May 5 at 9:30 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Tampa Bay Lightning v. Boston Bruins
Sun, May 6 at 3:00 PM
NBC - -
San Jose Sharks v. Vegas Golden Knights
Sun, May 6 at 7:30 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Pittsburgh Penguins v. Washington Capitals
Mon, May 7 at 7:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Winnipeg Jets v. Nashville Predators
Mon, May 7 at 9:30 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Nashville Predators v. Winnipeg Jets
Thu, May 10 at 8:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Tampa Bay Lightning v. Washington Capitals
Fri, May 11 at 8:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Winnipeg Jets v. Vegas Golden Knights
Sat, May 12 at 7:00 PM
NBC - -
Tampa Bay Lightning v. Washington Capitals
Sun, May 13 at 8:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Winnipeg Jets v. Vegas Golden Knights
Mon, May 14 at 8:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Washington Capitals v. Tampa Bay Lightning
Tue, May 15 at 8:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Vegas Golden Knights v. Winnipeg Jets
Wed, May 16 at 9:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Washington Capitals v. Tampa Bay Lightning
Thu, May 17 at 8:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Vegas Golden Knights v. Winnipeg Jets
Fri, May 18 at 8:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Tampa Bay Lightning v. Washington Capitals
Sat, May 19 at 7:15 PM
NBC - -
Winnipeg Jets v. Vegas Golden Knights
Sun, May 20 at 3:00 PM
NBC - -
Washington Capitals v. Tampa Bay Lightning
Mon, May 21 at 8:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Tampa Bay Lightning v. Washington Capitals
Wed, May 23 at 8:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Vegas Golden Knights v. Washington Capitals
Mon, May 28 at 8:00 PM
NBC - -
Vegas Golden Knights v. Washington Capitals
Wed, May 30 at 8:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Washington Capitals v. Vegas Golden Knights
Sat, Jun 2 at 8:00 PM
NBC Sports Network - -
Washington Capitals v. Vegas Golden Knights
Mon, Jun 4 at 8:00 PM
NBC - -
Vegas Golden Knights v. Washington Capitals
Thu, Jun 7 at 8:00 PM
NBC - -
Washington Capitals v. Vegas Golden Knights
Sun, Jun 10 at 8:00 PM
NBC - -
Vegas Golden Knights v. Washington Capitals
Wed, Jun 13 at 8:00 PM
NBC - -

Stream the Stanley Cup Finals

  • May 28 | 8pm | Washington Capitals @ Vegas Golden Knights | NBCSN
  • May 30 | 8pm | Washington Capitals @ Vegas Golden Knights | NBCSN
  • June 2 | 8pm | Washington Capitals @ Vegas Golden Knights | NBCSN
  • June 4 | 8pm | Washington Capitals @ Vegas Golden Knights | NBCSN
  • June 7 | 8pm | Washington Capitals @ Vegas Golden Knights | NBC
  • June 10 | 8pm | Washington Capitals @ Vegas Golden Knights| NBCSN
  • June 13 | 8pm | Washington Capitals @ Vegas Golden Knights | NBCSN

Eastern Conference

Stream the Eastern Conference Finals

No. 1 Tampa Bay Lightning vs. No. 2 Washington Capitals

Washington Wins Series 4-3
  • May 11 | 8pm | Washington @ Tampa Bay | NBCSN
  • May 13 | 8pm | Washington @ Tampa Bay | NBCSN
  • May 15 | 8pm | Tampa Bay @ Washington | NBCSN
  • May 17 | 8pm | Tampa Bay @ Washington | NBCSN
  • May 19 | 7:15pm | Washington @ Tampa Bay | NBC
  • May 21 | 8pm | Tampa Bay @ Washington | NBCSN
  • May 23 | 8pm | Washington @ Tampa Bay | NBCSN

Western Conference

Stream the Western Conference Finals

No. 1 Winnipeg Jets vs. No. 2 Vegas Golden Knights

Vegas Wins Series 4-1
  • May 12 | 7pm | Vegas @ Winnipeg | NBC
  • May 14 | 8pm | Vegas @ Winnipeg | NBCSN
  • May 16 | 9pm | Winnipeg @ Vegas | NBCSN
  • May 18 | 8pm | Winnipeg @ Vegas | NBCSN
  • May 20 | 3pm | Vegas @ Winnipeg | NBC

Eastern Conference

Stream the Eastern Conference Playoff Semifinals

No. 1 Tampa Bay Lightning vs. No. 2 Boston Bruins

Tampa Bay Wins Series 4-1
  • April 28 | 3pm | Boston @ Tampa Bay | NBC
  • April 30 | 7pm | Boston @ Tampa Bay | NBCSN
  • May 2 | 7pm | Tampa Bay @ Boston | NBCSN
  • May 4 | 7pm | Tampa Bay @ Boston | NBCSN
  • May 6 | 3pm | Boston @ Tampa Bay | NBC

No. 1 Washington Capitals vs. No. 2 Pittsburgh Penguins

Washington Wins Series 4-2
  • April 26 | 7pm | Pittsburgh @ Washington | NBCSN
  • April 29 | 3pm | Pittsburgh @ Washington | NBC
  • May 1 | 7:30pm | Washington @ Pittsburgh | NBCSN
  • May 3 | 7pm | Washington @ Pittsburgh | NBCSN
  • May 5 | 8pm | Pittsburgh @ Washington | NBC
  • May 7 | 7pm | Washington @ Pittsburgh | NBCSN

Western Conference

Stream the Western Conference Playoff Semifinals

No. 1 Nashville Predators vs. No. 2 Winnipeg Jets

Winnipeg Wins Series 4-3
  • April 27 | 8pm | Winnipeg @ Nashville | NBCSN
  • April 29 | 7pm | Winnipeg @ Nashville | NBCSN
  • May 1 | 8pm | Nashville @ Winnipeg | CNBC
  • May 3 | 9:30pm | Nashville @ Winnipeg | NBCSN
  • May 5 | 8pm | Winnipeg @ Nashville | NBC
  • May 7 | 9:30pm | Nashville @ Winnipeg | NBCSN
  • May 10 | 8:00pm | Winnipeg @ Nashville | NBCSN

No. 1 Vegas Golden Knights vs. No. 3 San Jose Sharks

Vegas Wins Series 4-1
  • April 26 | 10pm | San Jose @ Vegas | NBCSN
  • April 28 | 8pm | San Jose @ Vegas | NBC
  • April 30 | 7pm | Vegas @ San Jose | NBCSN
  • May 2 | 7pm | Vegas @ San Jose | NBCSN
  • May 4 | 7pm | San Jose @ Vegas | NBCSN

Eastern Conference

Stream the Eastern Conference Playoff Quarterfinals

No. 1 Tampa Bay Lightning vs. No. 4 New Jersey Devils

Tampa Bay Wins Series 4-1
  • April 12 | 7pm | New Jersey @ Tampa Bay | NHL Network
  • April 14 | 3pm | New Jersey @ Tampa Bay | NBC
  • April 16 | 7:30pm | Tampa Bay @ New Jersey | CNBC
  • April 18 | 7:30pm | Tampa Bay @ New Jersey | Golf Channel
  • April 21 | 3:00pm | New Jersey @ Tampa Bay | NBCSN / NBC

No. 2 Boston Bruins vs. No. 3 Toronto Maple Leafs

Boston Wins Series 4-3
  • April 12 | 7pm | Toronto @ Boston | NBCSN
  • April 14 | 8pm | Toronto @ Boston | NBC
  • April 16 | 7pm | Toronto @ Boston | NBCSN
  • April 19 | 7pm | Boston @ Toronto | NBCSN
  • April 21 | 8pm | Toronto @ Boston | NBC
  • April 23 | TBD | Boston @ Toronto | NBCSN
  • April 25 | TBD | Toronto @ Boston | NBCSN

No. 1 Washington Capitals vs. No. 4 Columbus Blue Jackets

Washington Wins Series 4-2
  • April 12 | 7:30pm | Columbus @ Washington | USA
  • April 15 | 7:30pm | Columbus @ Washington | NBCSN
  • April 17 | 7:30pm | Washington @ Columbus | NBCSN
  • April 19 | 7:30pm | Washington @ Columbus | USA
  • April 21 | 3:00pm | Columbus @ Washington | NBC / NBCSN
  • April 23 | TBD | Washington @ Columbus | [USA]

No. 2 Pittsburgh Penguins vs. No. 3 Philadelphia Flyers

Pittsburgh Wins Series 4-2
  • April 11 | 7pm | Philadelphia @ Pittsburgh | NBCSN
  • April 13 | 7pm | Philadelphia @ Pittsburgh | NBCSN
  • April 14 | 3pm | Pittsburgh @ Philadelphia | NBC
  • April 18 | 7pm | Pittsburgh @ Philadelphia | NBCSN
  • April 20 | 7pm | Philadelphia @ Pittsburgh | NBCSN
  • April 22 | TBD | Pittsburgh @ Philadelphia | NBC

Western Conference

Stream the Western Conference Playoff Quarterfinals

No. 1 Nashville Predators vs. No. 4 Colorado Avalanche

Nashville Wins Series 4-2
  • April 12 | 9:30pm | Colorado @ Nashville | NBCSN
  • April 14 | 3pm | Colorado @ Nashville | NBC
  • April 16 | 10pm | Nashville @ Colorado | NBCSN
  • April 18 | 10pm | Nashville @ Colorado | NBCSN
  • April 20 | 9:30pm | Colorado @ Nashville | NBCSN
  • April 22 | TBD | Nashville @ Colorado | NBCSN

No. 2 Winnipeg Jets vs. No. 3 Minnesota Wild

Winnipeg Wins Series 4-1
  • April 11 | 7pm | Minnesota @ Winnipeg | CNBC
  • April 13 | 7:30pm | Minnesota @ Winnipeg | USA
  • April 15 | 7pm | Winnipeg @ Minnesota | USA
  • April 17 | 8pm | Winnipeg @ Minnesota | CNBC
  • April 20 | 7:30pm | Minnesota @ Winnipeg | USA

No. 1 Vegas Golden Knights vs. No. 4 Los Angeles Kings

Vegas Wins Series 4-0
  • April 11 | 10pm | Los Angeles @ Vegas | NBCSN
  • April 13 | 10pm | Los Angeles @ Vegas | NBCSN
  • April 15 | 10:30pm | Vegas @ Los Angeles | NBCSN
  • April 17 | 10:30pm | Vegas @ Los Angeles | NBCSN

No. 2 Anaheim Ducks vs. No. 3 San Jose Sharks

San Jose Wins Series 4-0
  • April 12 | 10:30pm | San Jose @ Anaheim | USA
  • April 14 | 10:30pm | San Jose @ Anaheim | NBCSN
  • April 16 | 10:30pm | Anaheim @ San Jose | CNBC
  • April 18 | 10:30pm | Anaheim @ San Jose | Golf Channel

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