How to Avoid NHL TV Blackouts with a VPN

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The Stanley Cup Finals are underway! Need a blackout bypass to stream every NHL game?

With a VPN, you can get set up in under 10 minutes and enjoy every NHL game free from throttling or blackouts!

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See more NHL streaming options below!

Stream the NHL live on NBC

Want to watch the NHL for free? NBC Sports the official broadcaster. Here’s how to watch:

  1. Get ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to a U.S. server location
  3. Head to
  4. Enter a valid U.S. ZIP code
  5. Enjoy the games!

For a full schedule of all the games available on NBC, check here.

Pro tip: Avoid blackouts by connecting to locations where games are not being aired. For example, to watch a Chicago Blackhawks game, connect to a non-Chicago, U.S. location like New York.

How to watch NHL games free on fuboTV (Free Trial)

Don’t have cable? Use fuboTV and get 7 days of free streams! To get started:

  1. Download ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to a U.S. server location
  3. Visit fuboTV or use the fuboTV app.
  4. Sign up and go!

Watch NHL live games on YouTube TV (Free Trial)

YouTube TV includes all relevant NBC channels for watching the NHL. Use the free trial and start watching!

  1. Sign up for ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to a U.S. server location
  3. Visit YouTube TV and sign up
  4. You’re all set!

Live stream NHL games on Sling TV (Free Trial)

Looking for more free trial options? Use Sling TV and get 7 days free!

  1. Download ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to a U.S. server location
  3. Sign up at Sling TV
  4. Tune in to the game!

How to stream NHL TV with a VPN

NHL TV is your one-stop shop for watching the NHL no matter where you are. No matter your device, you can use NHL TV to catch the latest action.

Here’s how:

  1. Sign up for ExpressVPN
  2. Sign up for an NHL.TV account
  3. Connect to a VPN server location where games ARE NOT being aired (this way you can avoid all the blackouts).
  4. Head to the, enter your login credentials and stream without any blackouts!

Use a VPN to secure your connection while you unblock NHL.TV blackouts!

Bypass NHL TV blackouts and stream all hockey games

While NBC and NHL TV are great, you still have to worry about blackouts.

That’s because regional markets have sole broadcasting rights, so some games may not be available in your area until 48 hours after a game is televised.

The secret to avoiding NHL blackouts? Just connect to a VPN server location where games are not being aired. If you’re in Chicago, for example, and games are being broadcast on TV, connect to a VPN server location in another city or country. That way you can stream hockey live without having to worry about blackouts.

Another way to beat NHL blackouts? Try the stream options from YouTube TV, Sling TV, and fubo TV. There may be unblocked games available.

Use a VPN to save money on your NHL TV subscription

If you’re set on getting an NHL TV subscription, note that subscription prices may vary. You can save money on your subscription by using a VPN to sign up from a server location outside the U.S. Countries like Russia, Germany, or Greece usually have better deals. Be sure to check different prices to see the best results.

And for all you Canadian readers, you don’t have to settle with the Canadian-only Rogers streaming site. You can use your VPN as an NHL TV work-around and get all games from inside Canada!

Save money and avoid blackouts? Yes, please!

Who will win the Stanley Cup Playoffs?

It’s Bruins vs. Blues for all the marbles. The series is tied at 2-2 but the Bruins have been winning by larger margins in their triumphs than the Blues. Can their fire power take them all the way?

Share your predictions in the predictions below and don’t forget to tune in with your VPN!

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