With the puck dropping on the 2018-2019 NHL hockey season on October 3rd, make sure you have what you need to catch the most action.


What services and channels do I need to watch NHL hockey?


If you're new to Sling TV this season, most games are on FOX and NBC Regional Sports Networks, which are available in select markets with our Sling Blue service. Click here for more information on how to find your game on a Regional Sports Network with Sling TV. 


Check below to see where to find your team on Regional Sports Networks available on Sling TV:


Channel
Team(s)
FOX Sports South
Hurricanes, Predators
FOX Sports Detroit
Red Wings
FOX Sports Florida
Panthers
FOX Sports Sun
Lightning
FOX Sports Midwest
Blues
FOX Sports North
Wild
FOX Sports Ohio
Blue Jackets
FOX Sports Southwest
Stars
FOX Sports Arizona
Coyotes
FOX Sports West
Kings
FOX Sports Prime Ticket
Ducks
NBC Sports California
Sharks
NBC Sports Chicago
Blackhawks
NBC Sports Washington
Capitals


The following national channels will show NHL hockey games throughout the upcoming season:


Channel
Service
NBC
Sling Blue in select markets
NBCSN
Sling Blue
USA
Sling Blue
CNBC
Sling Blue + News Extra
GOLF Channel
Sling Blue + Sports Extra
NHL Network
Sling Orange/Sling Blue + Sports Extra


If you're already a Sling TV subscriber and want to add additional services like News or Sports Extra to your subscription, you can do so right from the Sling TV app on select devices. Click here for details, or select My Account in the top corner of this page to make changes to your subscription immediately. 


Additional channels may add games as the season progresses. Please check back here for what you'll need to see those channels. 


What NHL games can I watch on Sling TV this week?


Matchup
Time (ET)
Channel(s)

National | Home | Away
Monday, December 17
Anaheim @ Pittsburgh*7:00pmNHL Network
--FOX Sports Prime Ticket
Vegas @ Columbus7:00pm--FOX Sports Ohio
--
Nashville @ Ottawa7:30pm----FOX Sports South
Tuesday, December 18
Florida @ Buffalo7:00pm----FOX Sports Florida
Anaheim @ NY Rangers7:00pm----FOX Sports Prime Ticket
Detroit @ Philadelphia7:00pm----FOX Sports Detroit
San Jose @ Minnesota8:00pm--FOX Sports North
NBC Sports California
Nashville @ Chicago*8:30pmNBCSN
NBC Sports Chicago
--
Calgary @ Dallas8:30pm--FOX Sports Southwest
--
St. Louis @ Edmonton9:00pm----FOX Sports Midwest
NY Islanders @ Arizona9:00pm--FOX Sports Arizona
--
Tampa Bay @ Vancouver10:00pm----FOX Sports SUN
Winnipeg @ Los Angeles10:30pm--FOX Sports West
--
Wednesday, December 19
Pittsburgh @ Washington8:00pmNBCSN
----
Thursday, December 20
Anaheim @ Boston7:00pm----FOX Sports Prime Ticket
Florida @ Toronto7:00pm----FOX Sports Florida
Nashville @ Philadelphia7:00pm----FOX Sports South
Minnesota @ Pittsburgh7:00pm----FOX Sports North
Detroit @ Carolina7:00pm--FOX Sports South
FOX Sports Detroit
New Jersey @ Columbus7:00pm--FOX Sports Ohio
--
Chicago @ Dallas8:30pm--FOX Sports Southwest
NBC Sports Chicago
Tampa Bay @ Calgary9:00pm----FOX Sports SUN
Montréal @ Arizona9:00pm--FOX Sports Arizona
--
St. Louis @ Vancouver10:00pm----FOX Sports Midwest
Winnipeg @ San Jose10:30pm--NBC Sports California
--
Friday, December 21
Buffalo @ Washington*7:00pmNBCSN
NBC Sports Washington
--
Chicago @ Colorado9:00pm----NBC Sports Chicago
Saturday, December 22
Nashville @ Boston*1:00pmNHL Network
--FOX Sports South
Columbus @ Philadelphia1:00pm----FOX Sports Ohio
Florida @ Detroit2:00pm--FOX Sports Detroit
FOX Sports Florida
Los Angeles @ San Jose4:00pmNBCSN
----
St. Louis @ Calgary4:00pm----FOX Sports Midwest
Colorado @ Arizona7:00pm--FOX Sports Arizona
--
Anaheim @ Buffalo7:00pm----FOX Sports West
NY Rangers @ Toronto*7:00pmNHL Network
----
Washington @ Ottawa7:00pm----NBC Sports Washington
Pittsburgh @ Carolina7:00pm--FOX Sports South
--
Dallas @ Minnesota8:00pm--FOX Sports North
FOX Sports Southwest
Tampa Bay @ Edmonton10:00pm----FOX Sports SUN
Sunday, December 23
Columbus @ New Jersey12:30pm----FOX Sports Ohio
Boston @ Carolina5:00pm--FOX Sports South
--
Florida @ Chicago7:00pm----FOX Sports Florida
Philadelphia @ NY Rangers*7:00pmNHL Network
----
Detroit @ Toronto7:30pm----FOX Sports Detroit
Los Angeles @ Vegas8:00pm----FOX Sports West
Arizona @ San Jose8:00pm--NBC Sports California
FOX Sports Arizona
NY Islanders @ Dallas8:00pm----FOX Sports Southwest


Game dates, times, and networks subject to change. Device and blackout restrictions may apply.


Games aired on Regional Sports Networks may be available on an alternate channel. Check your guide to find alternate channels. Click here for more information.


* - Note: Out-of-market only. Games on national channels may be blacked out in your area if the game is also available on a local channel or Regional Sports Network (even if that channel is not available on Sling).


What devices can I watch NHL hockey on?


NHL hockey games on Sling TV can be viewed on all compatible devices, including your TV, laptop, smartphone, or tablet. Click here to see all the devices that support Sling TV. 


Ready to watch right now? Visit watch.sling.com and start watching right from your Google Chrome browser on your PC or MAC!


Note: If you'd like to view NHL hockey games on Sling TV from your smartphone or tablet, for the best viewing experience, make sure to enable location services:


Enable location services on iOS
Enable location services on Android
  1. From the device home screen, tap Settings
  2. Select Privacy > Location Services > Sling TV
  3. Ensure that While Using the App has a check mark next to it
  1. On the device home screen, tap the Settings icon
  2. Select Location > Google Location Reporting > Location Reporting
  3. Toggle the switch to ON


Will NHL hockey games be blacked out?


Note: Some games may be blacked out due to local blackout rules, or because Sling TV doesn't have the rights to broadcast a game. Impacted subscribers will not be able to watch the game unless it is also on a local broadcast network, available either through your Sling TV subscription, or with an over-the-air antenna. For more information on blackouts, please click here.


If you receive a blackout message on a Regional Sports Network you receive through Sling TV and believe this may be in error, or if that channel is missing from your guide, click here for steps to troubleshoot the issue.