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NHL Live Stream: How to Watch the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Hulu

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The most exciting part of the NHL season is here — the Stanley Cup Playoffs — and we don’t want diehard hockey fans to miss a second of it. Catch every moment of the Stanley Cup finals between the Florida Panthers and the Vegas Golden Knights with Hulu + Live TV.*

The Vegas Golden Knights currently lead the series (3 – 1), with Game 5 happening Tuesday, June 13 at 8:00 p.m. EST on TNT and TruTV. Check out the official NHL website for the full schedule and channels.

Wondering how to watch the NHL Playoffs without cable? Here’s everything you need to know. 

*Live TV plan required to watch live content on Hulu. Regional restrictions, blackouts, and additional terms apply.

When Do NHL Playoffs Start?

The 2022/2023 NHL regular season came to an end on Thursday, April 13. The Stanley Cup playoffs between the Florida Panthers and the Vegas Golden Knights begins Saturday, June 3 with Game 1 in Vegas. 

How to Watch the NHL Playoffs

Picture it: The clash of hockey sticks, the slash of the skates, and the thud of the puck as it ricochets off the boards — nothing beats sitting in the stands at a hockey game. But for the days you can’t make it to the rink, Hulu has the next best thing. 

Here’s how to make sure you catch every goal with the NHL live stream on Hulu + Live TV. 

Get Started with Hulu + Live TV

  1. New subscribers can sign up for a Hulu + Live TV account to hit the ground running (or should we say skating?). If you’re a current subscriber, upgrade to Hulu + Live TV by logging in with your current credentials and navigating to your account page. 
  2. Set up your Live TV-supported devices. This includes Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, LG TV, Mac and PC browsers, PlayStation®, Roku, Samsung TV, VIZIO, Xbox, and more.
  3. Find your local live TV availability for channels carrying and streaming NHL games and other live sports by entering your zip code.
  4. Can’t watch the game live? Set it up to record using Hulu’s Cloud DVR.
  5. Grab your lucky jersey, order a game-day pizza, and get ready to cheer on your team! 

NHL Playoff Schedule 

The NHL playoff schedule will become available after the regular season. Keep up to date with the NHL on ESPN and check back here for updates. 

Hockey Movies, Shows, and Documentaries

Need even more hockey content while waiting for playoffs to begin? We hear you. Check out these hockey movies, shows, and documentaries streaming now with Hulu and The Disney Bundle.


Title art for the Hulu Original series and Letterkenny spinoff, Shoresy.

Canadian sitcom, Letterkenny, continues with this side-splitting spin-off starring fan-favorite character, Shoresy (Jared Kesso), and his adventures within the Northern Ontario Senior Hockey Organization (aka NOSHO).   

Watch: Shoresy

Miracle (2004)

Title art for the Disney movie Miracle, featuring hockey players in USA uniforms cheering

One of the most iconic stories in hockey history, Miracle recounts the United States men’s hockey team’s unlikely victory over the Soviets in the 1980 Winter Olympics. 

Watch: Miracle*

*Miracle is available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.

The Mighty Ducks (1992)

As a kid, Gordon Bombay (Emilio Estevez) was the star player of his youth hockey team — that is until he lost the winning goal in a shootout. As an adult, Gordon is a hotshot lawyer who finds himself in a bit of a pickle and must complete public service by coaching the worst youth hockey team in town. 

Watch: The Mighty Ducks*

*The Mighty Ducks is available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.

30 for 30: Big Shot

ESPN’s 30 for 30 series takes a journalistic deep dive into some of the most iconic, memorable, and, in this case, scandalous stories in sports history. This episode goes back to the mid-90s to revisit the struggling New York Islanders under the scandalous ownership of businessman, John Spano. 

Watch: 30 for 30: Big Shot

*Access ESPN+ content via Hulu and ESPN+; select content only available via the ESPN app and Terms apply.

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