The 2023-24 National Hockey League regular season begins with Opening Night on Tuesday, October 10 and ESPN and The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) have announced the broadcast schedule with 100 exclusive games to air on ESPN, ABC, ESPN+, and Hulu.
Exclusive events that will air on TWDC networks include the NHL Opening Night Tripleheader, NHL All-Star Weekend 2024, NHL Stadium Series Weekend, and the Stanley Cup Final.
Highlights of the NHL on ESPN, ESPN+, ABC, & Hulu Schedule
- ESPN+ to air over 1,050 out-of-market games throughout the season with NHL Power Play
- ESPN/ESPN+ to air Opening Night Tripleheader: Predators vs. Lightning, Blackhawks vs. Penguins, Kraken vs. Golden Knights
- 2024 NHL All-Star Weekend in Toronto: All-Star Skills Challenge on ESPN/ESPN+ & 2024 NHL All-Star Game on ABC/ESPN+
- Presidents’ Day Doubleheader on ESPN: Auston Matthews’ Maple Leafs at JordanKyrou’s Blues and Red Wings at Kraken
- 2024 NHL Stadium Series at MetLife Stadium: Flyers vs. Devils and Rangers vs. Islanders – both on ABC/ESPN+
Check out the full broadcast schedule at the bottom of the page and find out how to watch the NHL on ESPN platforms and Hulu, below.
How to Watch Live NHL Games on ESPN, ESPN+, Hulu & ABC
Keep money in your pocket this upcoming NHL season by streaming your favorite team on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, or any other compatible device by subscribing to a live TV streaming service. The NHL on ABC and ESPN is available to stream on DIRECTV STREAM, Sling TV, Fubo, Vidgo, Hulu + Live TV, and YouTube TV. If you live near an ABC affiliate, you can watch the network for free with an antenna and a tool like Antenna Web can let you know what channel is in your area.
You can learn more about each streaming service, below.
Stream Live NHL Games on DIRECTV STREAM
DIRECTV STREAM carries live NHL games on ABC and ESPN. With the Entertainment package, you’ll get access to over 75 live channels, including ESPN and ABC, plus more NHL games on TNT, throughout the 2023-24 season for only $74.99/mo. Relive your favorite moments throughout the season with unlimited DVR storage.
New subscribers can take advantage of a 5-day free trial before subscribing, which allows you to live stream ESPN for free online.
Stream Live NHL Games on Sling TV
One of the most affordable ways to watch ABC (in select markets), and ESPN is with Sling TV. Sling’s Orange package is only $40/mo. and it includes a lineup of over 30 channels with the NHL on ESPN. However, if you need ABC, then you’ll have to subscribe to Sling Blue for $40/mo. or Sling Orange & Blue for $55/mo. Sling Orange & Blue gives you the NHL on ESPN, ABC, and other nationally televised games on TNT.
Never miss any of your favorite shows, movies, sports, or more with 50 hours of DVR storage included with each plan.
For a limited time, new subscribers can get half off of their first month.
Stream Live NHL Games on Fubo
After making its name as a sports-oriented streaming service, Fubo is a great way to live stream NHL games on ABC, and ESPN. With a lineup of over 160 live channels and 100+ sporting events for only $74.99/mo., the Pro plan from Fubo gives you access to the NHL on ESPN and ABC and so much more. Relive your favorite moments on the ice and rewatch your favorite shows with 1000 hours of Cloud DVR space.
Stream Live NHL Games on ESPN+
The best way to watch your favorite team out-of-market is with NHL Power Play on ESPN+. For only $9.99/mo., or $99.99/yr., subscribers can watch out-of-market games live and get access to both teams’ home broadcasts. Get the most out of your hockey viewing experience as the streamer offers replays of every NHL regular season and playoff game on ABC, ESPN, NHL Network, and TNT. As the industry leader in sports streaming, an ESPN+ subscription includes thousands of hours of live sports from college football to the UFC and the PGA and more. Documentaries, studio shows, and exclusive content are also included with the subscription.
Stream Live NHL Games on Hulu
Hulu will stream a number of NHL games live via ESPN+ on Hulu. Select games will be available to all Hulu subscribers. However, to make the most out of your viewing experience and your hockey fandom, you’ll need a subscription to Hulu + Live TV to watch the action unfold on the ice.
For $69.99/mo., with Hulu + Live TV, you can stream live NHL games on ESPN, ABC, and it includes the Disney Bundle, so you can watch NHL Power Play on ESPN+, along with thousands of hours of shows and movies on Disney+ and Hulu. With over 85 live TV channels, Hulu + Live TV offers the best in entertainment and news, plus live NHL games on NHL Network, and TNT. Record the hard-hitting action on the ice and your favorite movies and shows for up to 9 months with unlimited DVR.
Stream the NHL on Vidgo
The Plus plan from Vidgo is an affordable way to stream hockey games from the best professional league in the world on ESPN and ABC, and over 110+ live channels for only $69.99/mo. In addition to live channels, Vidgo offers other movies and shows on-demand and an option to record with DVR.
Stream the NHL on YouTube TV
YouTube TV packs a robust lineup for NHL fans. Never miss a moment of the hard-hitting action across the league by streaming over 100+ channels, including live NHL games on ESPN and ABC, plus other nationally broadcasted games on TNT for only $72.99/mo. With YouTube TV, you can also record your favorite moments and more with unlimited DVR storage for up to 9 months and share up to 6 accounts per household.
2023-24 NHL on ESPN/ABC/Hulu Game Schedule
|Tue, Oct 10||5:30 p.m.||Nashville Predators vs. Tampa Bay Lightning||ESPN, ESPN+|
|Tue, Oct 10||8 p.m.||Chicago Blackhawks vs. Pittsburgh Penguins||ESPN, ESPN+|
|Tue, Oct 10||10:30 p.m.||Seattle Kraken vs. Vegas Golden Knights||ESPN, ESPN+|
|Thu, Oct 12||7:30 p.m.||Detroit Red Wings vs. New Jersey Devils||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Fri, Oct 13||7:30 p.m.||Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Tue, Oct 17||7:30 p.m.||Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Buffalo Sabres||ESPN|
|Tue, Oct 17||10 p.m.||Colorado Avalanche vs. Seattle Kraken||ESPN|
|Thu, Oct 19||7:30 p.m.||Edmonton Oilers vs. Philadelphia Flyers||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Oct 19||10:30 p.m.||Chicago Blackhawks vs. Colorado Avalanche||ESPN|
|Tue, Oct 24||6 p.m.||Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Washington Capitals||ESPN, ESPN+|
|Tue, Oct 24||8:30 p.m.||Boston Bruins vs. Chicago Blackhawks||ESPN, ESPN+|
|Tue, Oct 24||11 p.m.||Philadelphia Flyers vs. Vegas Golden Knights||ESPN, ESPN+|
|Thu, Oct 26||7:30 p.m.||Minnesota Wild vs. Philadelphia Flyers||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Tue, Oct 31||8 p.m.||Los Angeles Kings vs. Toronto Maple Leafs||ESPN|
|Thu, Nov 2||7:30 p.m.||Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Nov 9||7:30 p.m.||Dallas Stars vs. Columbus Blue Jackets||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Nov 9||10:30 p.m.||Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose Sharks||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Tue Nov 14||8 p.m.||Anaheim Ducks vs. Nashville Predators||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Tue, Nov 14||10:30 p.m.||Florida Panthers vs. San Jose Sharks||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Nov 16||8 p.m.||Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Chicago Blackhawks||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Tue, Nov 28||7:30 p.m.||Carolina Hurricanes vs. Philadelphia Flyers||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Nov 30||7:30 p.m.||New York Islanders vs. Carolina Hurricanes||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Tue, Dec 5||7:30 p.m.||Detroit Red Wings vs. Buffalo Sabres||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Dec 7||8 p.m.||Dallas Stars vs. Washington Capitals||ESPN|
|Thu, Dec 7||10:30 p.m.||New Jersey Devils vs. Seattle Kraken||ESPN|
|Tue, Dec 12||7:30 p.m.||Detroit Red Wings vs. St. Louis Blues||ESPN|
|Tue, Dec 12||10 p.m.||Chicago Blackhawks vs. Edmonton Oilers||ESPN|
|Thu, Dec 14||7:30 p.m.||Carolina Hurricanes vs. Detroit Red Wings||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Fri, Dec 15||7:30 p.m.||Nashville Predators vs. Carolina Hurricanes||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Tue, Dec 19||7:30 p.m.||Edmonton Oilers vs. New York Islanders||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Tue, Dec 19||10:30 p.m.||Los Angeles Kings vs. San Jose Sharks||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Dec 21||7:30 p.m.||Edmonton Oilers vs. New Jersey Devils||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Dec 21||10:30 p.m.||Arizona Coyotes vs. San Jose Sharks||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Fri, Dec 22||7:30 p.m.||Edmonton Oilers vs. New York Rangers||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Tue, Jan 2||7:30 p.m.||Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Tue, Jan 2||10:30 p.m.||Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Los Angeles Kings||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Jan 4||7 p.m.||Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Boston Bruins||ESPN|
|Tue, Jan 9||8:30 p.m.||Edmonton Oilers vs. Chicago Blackhawks||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Jan 11||7 p.m.||Toronto Maple Leafs vs. New York Islanders||ESPN|
|Sat, Jan 13||1 p.m.||New York Rangers vs. Washington Capitals||ABC, ESPN+|
|Tue, Jan 16||8 p.m.||Los Angeles Kings vs. Dallas Stars||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Jan 18||7 p.m.||Minnesota Wild vs. Tampa Bay Lightning||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Jan 18||9:30 p.m.||Nashville Predators vs. Los Angeles Kings||ESPN|
|Thu, Jan 25||7:30 p.m.||New Jersey Devils vs. Carolina Hurricanes||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Fri, Jan 26||7 p.m.||Vegas Golden Knights vs. New York Rangers||ESPN|
|Fri, Feb 2||7 p.m.||NHL All-Star Skills presented by DraftKings||ESPN, ESPN+|
|Sat, Feb 3||3 p.m.||2024 Honda NHL All-Star Game||ABC, ESPN+|
|Tue, Feb 6||7:30 p.m.||Colorado Avalanche vs. New Jersey Devils||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Tue, Feb 6||10 p.m.||Edmonton Oilers vs. Vegas Golden Knights||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Feb 8||8 p.m.||Tampa Bay Lightning vs. New York Islanders||ESPN|
|Sat, Feb 10||1 p.m.||St. Louis Blues vs. Buffalo Sabres||ABC, ESPN+|
|Sat, Feb 10||3:30 p.m.||Washington Capitals vs. Boston Bruins||ABC, ESPN+|
|Sat, Feb 10||7 p.m.||Seattle Kraken vs. Philadelphia Flyers||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Feb 15||9 p.m.||Dallas Stars vs. Nashville Predators||ESPN|
|Sat., Feb 17||3 p.m.||Edmonton Oilers vs. Dallas Stars||ABC, ESPN+|
|Sat, Feb 17||8 p.m.||Philadelphia Flyers vs. New Jersey Devils|
2024 NHL STADIUM SERIES
|Sun, Feb 18||3 p.m.||New York Rangers vs. New York Islanders|
2024 NHL STADIUM SERIES
|Mon, Feb 19||1 p.m.||Toronto Maple Leafs vs. St. Louis Blues||ESPN|
|Mon, Feb 19||3:30 p.m.||Detroit Red Wings vs. Seattle Kraken||ESPN|
|Thu, Feb 22||7 p.m.||Washington Capitals vs. Tampa Bay Lightning||ESPN|
|Thu, Feb 22||10:30 p.m.||Nashville Predators vs. Los Angeles kings||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Sat, Feb 24||12 p.m.||St. Louis Blues vs. Detroit Red Wings||ABC, ESPN+|
|Sat, Feb 24||3 p.m.||New York Rangers vs. Philadelphia Flyers||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Tue, Feb 27||7 p.m.||Buffalo Sabres vs. Florida Panthers||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Tue, Feb 27||9:30 p.m.||Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Feb 29||7 p.m.||Carolina Hurricanes vs. Columbus Blue Jackets||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Feb 29||9 p.m.||Colorado Avalanche vs. Chicago Blackhawks||ESPN|
|Sat, Mar 2||3 p.m.||Minnesota Wild vs. St. Louis Blues||ABC, ESPN+|
|Sat, Mar 2||7 p.m.||Vegas Golden Knights vs. Buffalo Sabres||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Mon, Mar 4||7:30 p.m.||St. Louis Blues vs. Philadelphia Flyers||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Tue, Mar 5||7:30 p.m.||Edmonton Oilers vs. Boston Bruins||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Mar 7||7 p.m.||St. Louis Blues vs. New Jersey Devils||ESPN|
|Sat, Mar 9||12:30 p.m.||Edmonton Oilers vs. Buffalo Sabres||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Sat, Mar 9||3 p.m.||Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Boston Bruins||ABC, ESPN+|
|Thu, Mar 14||7:30 p.m.||New York Islanders vs. Buffalo Sabres||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Sat, Mar 16||3 p.m.||New York Rangers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins||ABC, ESPN+|
|Sat, Mar 16||6 p.m.||Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Tue, Mar 19||7:30 p.m.||Carolina Hurricanes vs. New York Islanders||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Tue, Mar 19||10 p.m.||Minnesota Wild vs. Anaheim Ducks||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Mar 21||7:30 p.m.||Nashville Predators vs. Florida Panthers||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Mar 21||10:30 p.m.||Seattle Kraken vs. Vegas Golden Knights||ESPN|
|Sat, Mar 23||8 p.m.||Florida Panthers vs. New York Rangers||ABC, ESPN+|
|Tue, Mar 26||7:30 p.m.||New Jersey Devils vs. Toronto Maple Leafs||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Mar 28||7:30 p.m.||Detroit Red Wings vs. Carolina Hurricanes||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Sat, Mar 30||2:30 p.m.||Vegas Golden Knights vs. Minnesota Wild||ESPN|
|Sat, Mar 30||7 p.m.||Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Buffalo Sabres||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Apr 4||8 p.m.||Nashville Predators vs. St. Louis Blues||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Apr 4||10:30 p.m.||Los Angeles Kings vs. San Jose Sharks||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Sat, Apr 6||1 p.m.||Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Pittsburgh Penguins||ABC, ESPN+|
|Sat, Apr 6||3:30 p.m.||Florida Panthers vs. Boston Bruins||ABC, ESPN+|
|Sun, Apr 7||10 p.m.||Dallas Stars vs. Colorado Avalanche||ESPN|
|Tue, Apr 9||7 p.m.||Washington Capitals vs. Detroit Red Wings||ESPN|
|Tue, Apr 9||9:30 p.m.||Minnesota Wild vs. Colorado Avalanche||ESPN|
|Thu, Apr 11||7:30 p.m.||Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Florida Panthers||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Sat, Apr 13||12:30 p.m.||New York Islanders vs. New York Rangers||ABC, ESPN+|
|Sat, Apr 13||3 p.m.||Seattle Kraken vs. Dallas Stars||ABC, ESPN+|
|Sat, Apr 13||8 p.m.||Boston Bruins vs. Pittsburgh Penguins||ABC, ESPN+|
|Mon, Apr 15||9:30 p.m.||Minnesota Wild vs. Los Angeles Kings||ESPN|
|Tue, Apr 16||7:30 p.m.||Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Florida Panthers||ESPN|
|Tue, Apr 16||10 p.m.||Chicago Blackhawks vs. Vegas Golden Knights||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Thu, Apr 18||7 p.m.||Seattle Kraken vs. Minnesota Wild||ESPN|
|Thu, Apr 18||9:30 p.m.||Edmonton Oilers vs. Colorado Avalanche||ESPN|
*Please note game schedule may be subject to change. For the most up-to-date schedule and details, please visit espn.com/nhl/schedule.