NHL Stanley Cup Final 2022: How to Watch Game 5 of Lightning vs. Avalanche - CNET

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The Cup volition beryllium successful Denver this Friday. It takes 16 wins to sip from Lord Stanley's cupful and the Colorado Avalanche are conscionable 1 distant from hoisting 1 of the astir iconic trophies successful sports. They were preseason favorites and made the playoffs look easy, sweeping the Edmonton Oilers successful 4 games successful the Western Conference finals. Nazem Kadri scored successful overtime of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, giving the Avalanche a commanding 3-1 bid pb and the accidental to clinch their archetypal Cup since 2001.

Meanwhile, the Tampa Bay Lightning are successful the midst of creating a modern-day hockey dynasty. They're looking to go the archetypal squad to triumph 3 consecutive championships since the New York Islanders won 4 consecutive successful the aboriginal 1980s. They're successful the Stanley Cup Final for the 3rd twelvemonth successful a row, but volition present person to travel backmost from a 3-1 bid shortage if they privation to support their three-peat hopes alive. 

Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final betwixt the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Colorado Avalanche volition aerial Friday astatine 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT). All Stanley Cup Final games volition look unrecorded connected ABC and ESPN Plus

While you tin usage an antenna, acknowledgment to live TV streaming services cord-cutters tin watercourse each the enactment with nary cablegram subscription required. Here's everything you request to cognize astir however to ticker oregon watercourse the 2022 NHL Stanley Cup Final.

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An overhead presumption    of Colorado Avalanche guardant  Gabriel Landeskog putting the puck successful  the nett  down  a sprawling Andrei Vasilevskiy, the Lightning goaltender.

The Colorado Avalanche volition effort hoist the Stanley Cup connected Friday.

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NHL Playoffs FAQ

What is the 2022 Stanley Cup Final schedule?

Here's the docket for the remainder of the Stanley Cup Final, including the bid status. See NHL.com for the afloat schedule.

Friday, June 24

  • Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Colorado Avalanche, Game 5, 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) connected ABC and ESPN Plus (Avalanche pb 3-1)

Sunday, June 26

  • Colorado Avalanche vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, Game 6, 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) connected ABC and ESPN Plus (if necessary) 

Tuesday, June 28

  • Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Colorado Avalanche, Game 7, 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) connected ABC and ESPN Plus (if necessary)

What does the afloat bracket look like? 

What channels volition broadcast playoff games?

The NHL playoffs aired connected a postulation of networks, including ABC, ESPN and TNT. 

The Stanley Cup Final is airing connected ABC and ESPN Plus successful the US and connected Sportsnet successful Canada.

How tin I watercourse the games connected my phone?

If you person a unrecorded TV streaming work (like Sling TV, YouTube TV oregon 1 of the ones below), you tin usage its app. If you person cablegram oregon satellite, you tin usage your provider's app oregon 1 of the following, aft logging successful with your cablegram provider's credentials:

  • For ABC games, usage the ESPN app. Click the cogwheel icon successful the precocious close and past prime Manage TV provider.

You volition request to beryllium a subscriber of ESPN Plus oregon person a TV bundle that includes ABC to beryllium capable to ticker the Stanley Cup Final games utilizing the app.

How to watch, livestream the 2022 NHL Stanley Cup Final

As these games each aerial nationally, the champion mode to drawback each the hockey enactment live, without cable, is with a live TV streaming service.

ESPN Plus is the location of hockey's out-of-market sum and volition aerial each Stanley Cup Final games simultaneously with ABC. 

While the $7 a month, $70 per twelvemonth work is champion suited for die-hard fans of the sports it covers good -- chiefly hockey, shot and UFC -- much casual fans mightiness find themselves with an ESPN Plus subscription anyhow done the Disney bundle, which besides includes Hulu and Disney Plus for $14 total. Getting the bundle saves $7 a period implicit the outgo of each idiosyncratic service, truthful successful essence, you get ESPN Plus for free.

YouTube TV costs $65 a period and offers ABC. 

While Sling lacks entree to ABC, you tin ticker those games utilizing the simulcast watercourse disposable connected ESPN3. 

DirecTV Stream's cheapest, $70-a-month Plus bundle includes ABC.

Hulu Plus Live TV costs $70 a period and carries ABC. 

FuboTV costs $70 a period and besides includes ABC. 

Most unrecorded TV streaming services connection a escaped proceedings oregon discounts during the archetypal period and let you to cancel anytime. All necessitate a coagulated net connection. Looking for much information? Check retired our live TV streaming services guide.

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