The only NHL club to have existed long before the league’s founding, the Montreal Canadiens is one of the oldest professional sports franchises in North America. With 24 Stanley Cup titles, the Canadiens are one of the most successful franchises in all of sports. However, le Club de hockey Canadien hasn’t had as much success since the turn of the century as they haven’t won a Stanley Cup since 1993.
And if you’re planning to catch the Canadiens live stream without cable, this post shows you just how to do that.
What channels show Montreal Canadiens games?
TSN and RDS air Canadiens games for those who live in-market, but fans in the US can watch their games live with a subscription to ESPN+. For $10.99 per month or $109.99 per you, NHL fans can watch live out-of-market games throughout the NHL season.
ESPN, TNT, and TBS also air nationally televised Canadiens games.
Streaming the Montreal Canadiens live without cable
How to watch the Montreal Canadiens on DIRECTV STREAM
- Price: $109.99/mo.
- Free Trial: 5 days
- DVR hours: Unlimited
- Sign up for DIRECTV STREAM
ESPN, NHL Network, TNT and TBS are included with the Ultimate package from DIRECTV STREAM. You can watch live Canadiens games and over 140 channels for $99.99 per month. Plus, record everything with unlimited Cloud DVR space and enjoy every STARZ ENCORE channel. For 3 months, you can stream HBO Max, STARZ, EPIX (now MGM+), Cinemax for free.
You can try DIRECTV STREAM for free for 5 days.
How to watch the Montreal Canadiens on Fubo
- Price: $74.99/mo.
- Free Trial: 7 days
- DVR hours: 1000
- Sign up for Fubo
Watch nationally televised Canadiens games on ESPN and NHL Network with Fubo. The Pro Plan includes ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, TNT as part of a lineup of over 140 channels for only $74.99 per month. With 1000 hours of Cloud DVR space, you can watch and record your favorite moments of the NHL season.
Add NHL Network with the Fubo Extra add-on for only $7.99 per month.
Try Fubo for free for 7 days.
Check out our review on fuboTV for more information.
How to Watch the Montreal Canadiens on Hulu + Live TV
- Price: $69.99/mo.
- Channels: 85+
- DVR: Unlimited
- Sign up for Hulu + Live TV.
The best way to watch Canadiens games live is with Hulu + Live TV. Watch all of their national games on TNT, TBS, and the ESPN family networks as part of a lineup that features over 85 channels. Hulu doesn’t include NHL Network. Plus, watch the NHL on Hulu, out-of-market games on ESPN+, and classic and hit shows and movies on Disney+, as part of the Disney Bundle. Rewatch your favorite games and shows for up to 9 months with unlimited DVR storage.
Check out our review on Hulu + Live TV for more information.
How to Watch the Montreal Canadiens on YouTube TV
- Price: $72.99/mo.
- Free Trial: Varies
- DVR hours: Unlimited
NHL Network isn’t carried on YouTube TV but fans can watch live Canadiens games on TNT, ABC, ESPN, TBS, and over 1000 channels. The service includes unlimited DVR storage and the ability to share up to 6 accounts for only $72.99 per month.
How to watch the Montreal Canadiens on Sling TV
- Price: $65
- Free Trial: None
- DVR hours: 50
- Sign up for Sling TV
Sling TV‘s live streaming service is split into two base plans — Sling TV Blue and Sling TV Orange, which both cost $40/mo. Sling TV comes with 50 hours of Cloud DVR recording space. Sling TV Blue offers 3 simultaneous streams, but Sling TV Orange only includes 1. Combining the two plans in Sling TV Blue + Orange costs $55/mo. and provides 4 simultaneous streams.
Sling TV Blue is typically the most affordable option for sports fans as it includes TBS, and TNT; however, ESPN is available with its Sling Orange and Sling Orange + Blue plans. Sling TV subscribers can watch NHL Network by adding the Sports Extra add-on to their subscription for an extra $10/mo.
Overall, for $65 per month, you can watch ABC (in select markets), ESPN, TNT, TBS, and NHL Network with the Sling Orange & Blue plan with the Sports Extra add-on, which gives you maximum coverage of nationally televised hockey games.
Check out our review on Sling TV for more information.
How to Watch Montreal Canadiens Games on ESPN+
ESPN+ is the home of out-of-market NHL games. The service streams hundreds of NHL games live for only $9.99 per month or $99.99 per year. Fans who do not live in-market can watch the Montreal Canadiens and any other out-of-market team, plus thousands of hours of live sports.
How to Watch the Montreal Canadiens Live on Max
Max subscribers can stream the simulcast of any NHL game on TNT or TBS with the B/R Sports add-on. A base Max subscription is required and for an additional $9.99 per month, you can stream live sports from the NHL, NBA, MLB, March Madness, and USA Soccer.