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NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE ON DIRECTV

The ultimate power play for NHL fans

Don’t miss your shot at the best NHL experience TV has to offer. DIRECTV has more ways than ever for fans to watch their favorite NHL teams this season.

Upcoming NHL games

DIRECTV has the most NHL games.* So you don’t have to miss a face-off, hat trick or sudden-death overtime, no matter where you live.

All the NHL® action in one place

With DIRECTV, everything you need to watch & stream the NHL is in one place. Connect your NHL® Center Ice® subscription to DIRECTV and get NHL Network & more available at the click of a button.

Top hockey talent, on & off the ice

Watch NHL games live & get the best expert commentary afterwards with NHL Network shows & programming like NHL Tonight, NHL Now & more.

Stream the biggest NHL events of the season

Don’t miss the 2024 Discover NHL Winter Classic® January 1, 2024, on TNT (channel 245) or 2024 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series starting February 17 on ABC.

Personalized live hockey experience

Customize DIRECTV Sports Central with your favorite hockey teams to see live and upcoming National Hockey League (NHL) games, plus get real-time league stats, game time notifications and even pre-game odds, right on your TV.

Watch NHL history being made

Hockey fans with DIRECTV can also watch the American Hockey League (AHL) on NHL Network, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) games live on ESPNU & more to see future NHL stars get their starts.

Get the best Stanley Cup coverage

DIRECTV has all the networks you need to watch the 2024 Stanley Cup finals. You’ll find postseason games on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, TBS, TNT & the top Regional Sports Channels.

Get more out of the game

DIRECTV INSIDER goes beyond the box score to bring you the stories that make the game. From the rich traditions and passionate rivalries to the day-to-day schedules, relevant watch guides, and more.

See which Regional Sports Networks are available to you

Enter your ZIP Code below to find which regional sports are available in your area.

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Frequently asked questions


NHL Network delivers live games, daily highlight shows and up-to-the-minute hockey news during hockey season on channel 215. Shows include NHL Now™, NHL Tonight™, and On the Fly™, plus so much more.

NHL®CENTER ICE®, broadcast on channels 769-785, gives you up to 40 out-of-market games each week so you never miss your favorite hockey team. Your subscription to NHL® CENTER ICE® includes the NHL Network. After hockey season you will need to subscribe to a TV package which includes the NHL Network to continue viewing, such as the ULTIMATE or PREMIER package. Or you can add DIRECTV SPORTS PACK for less than $15 per month.


Absolutely! Many NHL games are broadcast on regional sports networks and local channels. You can find which region you are in by checking with your zip code. Games are also broadcast on ABC, ESPN, & TNT.


There are 32 teams split into divisions within the Eastern and Western Conference. Explore the full team list above which includes schedules, scores rosters and more. Or you can go directly to our NHL information guide.


The NHL hosts 1,312 games, which is 82 games for each NHL team.


There are 7 Canadian teams in the NHL. The Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Montréal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks, and Winnipeg Jets. However, many of the NHL teams within the United States have players which are Canadian.

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