How to Watch NHL on Hulu

Published: August 13, 2020

After so many delays and reconsiderations, the NHL Stanley Cup 2020 Playoffs are finally happening. Even though the number of teams are less than what was originally planned, fans around the world are happy to finally see their favorite sports resume.

The Qualifying Rounds for the NHL Stanley Cup 2020 began on August 1. Teams are now preparing for the First Round of Playoffs, which will begin on August 11, 2020.

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NHL 2020 Playoffs Schedule

Here is the complete schedule for the First Round of 2020 Stanley Playoffs

EASTERN CONFERENCE (Scotiabank Arena)

Philadelphia Flyers vs. No. 8 Montreal Canadiens

  • Friday, Aug. 14: Montreal at Philadelphia, 3 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • Sunday, Aug. 16: Philadelphia at Montreal, 8 p.m. ET – NBC
  • Tuesday, Aug. 18: Philadelphia at Montreal, 3 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • *Wednesday, Aug. 19: Montreal at Philadelphia – TBD
  • *Friday, Aug. 21: Philadelphia at Montreal – TBD
  • *Sunday, Aug. 23: Montreal at Philadelphia – TBD

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. No. 7 Columbus Blue Jackets

  • Tuesday, Aug. 11: Columbus at Tampa Bay, 3 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • Thursday, Aug. 13: Columbus at Tampa Bay, 3 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • Saturday, Aug. 15: Tampa Bay at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • Monday, Aug. 17: Tampa Bay at Columbus, 3 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • *Wednesday, Aug. 19: Columbus at Tampa Bay – TBD
  • *Friday, Aug. 21: Tampa Bay at Columbus – TBD
  • *Saturday, Aug. 22: Columbus at Tampa Bay – TBD

Washington Capitals vs. No. 6 New York Islanders

  • Wednesday, Aug. 12: NY Islanders at Washington, 3 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • Friday, Aug. 14: NY Islanders at Washington, 8 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • Sunday, Aug. 16: Washington at NY Islanders, 12 p.m. ET – USA Network
  • Tuesday, Aug. 18: Washington at NY Islanders, 8 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • *Thursday, Aug. 20: NY Islanders at Washington – TBD
  • *Saturday, Aug. 22: Washington at NY Islanders – TBD
  • *Sunday, Aug. 23: NY Islanders at Washington – TBD

Boston Bruins vs. No. 5 Carolina Hurricanes

  • Tuesday, Aug. 11: Carolina at Boston, 8 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • Thursday, Aug. 13: Carolina at Boston, 8 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • Saturday, Aug. 15: Boston at Carolina, 12 p.m ET – NBC
  • Monday, Aug. 17: Boston at Carolina, 8 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • *Wednesday, Aug. 19: Carolina at Boston – TBD
  • *Thursday, Aug. 20: Boston at Carolina – TBD
  • *Sunday, Aug. 23: Carolina at Boston – TBD

WESTERN CONFERENCE (Rogers Place)

Vegas Golden Knights vs. No. 8 Chicago Blackhawks

  • Tuesday, Aug. 11: Chicago at Vegas, 10:30 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • Thursday, Aug. 13: Chicago at Vegas, 5:30 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • Saturday, Aug. 15: Vegas at Chicago, 8 p.m. ET – NBC
  • Sunday, Aug. 16: Vegas at Chicago, 6:30 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • *Tuesday, Aug. 18: Chicago at Vegas – TBD
  • *Thursday, Aug. 20: Vegas at Chicago – TBD
  • *Saturday, Aug. 22: Chicago at Vegas – TBD

Colorado Avalanche vs. No. 7 Arizona Coyotes

  • Wednesday, Aug. 12: Arizona at Colorado, 5:30 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • Friday, Aug. 14: Arizona at Colorado, 2 p.m. ET – NHL Network
  • Saturday, Aug. 15: Colorado at Arizona, 3 p.m. ET – CNBC
  • Monday, Aug. 17: Colorado at Arizona, 5:30 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • *Wednesday, Aug. 19: Arizona at Colorado – TBD
  • *Friday, Aug. 21: Colorado at Arizona – TBD
  • *Sunday, Aug. 23: Arizona at Colorado – TBD

Dallas Stars vs. No. 6 Calgary Flames

  • Tuesday, Aug. 11: Calgary at Dallas, 5:30 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • Thursday, Aug. 13: Calgary at Dallas, 10:30 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • Friday, Aug. 14: Dallas at Calgary, 10:30 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • Sunday, Aug. 16: Dallas at Calgary, 2 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • *Tuesday, Aug. 18: Calgary at Dallas – TBD
  • *Thursday, Aug. 20: Dallas at Calgary – TBD
  • *Saturday, Aug. 22: Dallas at Calgary – TBD

St. Louis Blues vs. No. 5 Vancouver Canucks

  • Wednesday, Aug. 12: Vancouver at St. Louis, 10:30 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • Friday, Aug. 14: Vancouver at St. Louis, 6:30 p.m. ET – NHL Network
  • Sunday, Aug. 16: St. Louis at Vancouver, 10:30 p.m. ET – CNBC
  • Monday, Aug. 17: St. Louis at Vancouver, 10:30 p.m. ET – NBCSN
  • *Wednesday, Aug. 19: Vancouver at St. Louis – TBD
  • *Friday, Aug. 21: St. Louis at Vancouver – TBD
  • *Sunday, Aug. 23: Vancouver at St. Louis – TBD

How to Stream NHL Games on Hulu

If you are an avid Hulu User, you would know that Hulu has dozens of sports channels which offer live matches and tournaments to its users all year round. With the NHL 2020 season ongoing, Hulu is focusing on allowing streamers to stay in the know with every playoff and every major happening of the tournament.

To watch NHL games on Hulu, just log in to the streaming service with your credentials and access the local NBC broadcast affiliates. Alternatively, you can also try out the NBC sports regional networks as well as the dozens of other sports channels that are offered on Hulu.

Which NHL Teams Can I Stream on Hulu Live TV?

The season resumed in early August, with only 24 teams out of the initial 31. On Hulu Live TV, you can watch the playoffs of all these teams. The top tier teams include the Dallas Stars, Colorado Avalanche, Vegas Golden Knights, and St. Louis Blues and in the West Conference, while Boston Bruins, Philadelphia Flyers, Tampa Bay Lightning and Washington Capitals are in the East Conference.

All of these playoffs will be available for live streaming on Hulu Live TV. If you have a working Hulu subscription, just keep a note of the NHL Stanley Cup 2020 Schedule and follow your favorite matches. Since Hulu is only available in the US, you will need a premium streaming VPN to access Hulu Live TV if you live outside the US.

Other Sports on Hulu

Hulu Live TV offers over 50 channels, many of which are globally popular for sports. There are many sports channels on Hulu that offer 24/7 live sports from around the world.

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How to Get Hulu Outside the US

Hulu is one of the most popular streaming services in the US. However, it is region specific, which makes it inaccessible from outside the US. If you live outside the US and want to access Hulu, you need a premium streaming VPN such as PureVPN.

With PureVPN connected on your streaming device, you can choose to change your location to any region of your preference. In this case, just connect to a US server and you would be able to access Hulu.

Follow the instructions given below to get PureVPN and watch NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on Hulu Live TV.

  • Sign up for PureVPN
  • Get PureVPN for your device
  • Launch the app and log in
  • Connect to US and launch Hulu app

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the NHL network on Hulu?

The short answer is no. In the basic Hulu packages, NHL Network is not available. Users can only watch it via a separate addon for fuboTV or Sling TV.

Can I watch NHL on Hulu?

Once you have subscribed for an addon, you would be able to watch NHL Stanley Cup 2020 Playoffs on Hulu Live TV.

Can I get the NHL network app on Hulu?

You cannot get the app on Hulu Live TV. However, if you are a premium NHL Network member, you can get the app and use it from anywhere in the world. All you need is PureVPN to change your region, as the NHL Network app only works in the US. Once you have connected to PureVPN, change your location to the US and you would be able to access the NHL app easily.

How much does it cost to watch the NHL playoffs on Hulu

Hulu Live TV offers two packages. Basic + Live TV is offered at $54.99 while Premium + Live TV is priced at $60.99. On top of that, you would need to shell another $12 for the addon which will allow you to access NHL playoffs.

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