How to watch the NHL on TNT

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The 2023-2024 NHL season is upon us, and once again the NHL on TNT is going to be a way for hockey fans around the country to watch some of the biggest games of the season.

The cable network is one of the two TV homes for the NHL throughout the 2023-2024 NHL season, with NHL on ESPN being the other. New for this season though, there is going to be live streaming option for NHL on TNT games that will allow those who have cut the cord to watch the action.

Here is everything you need to know about the NHL on TNT this season:

How to watch the NHL on TNT on TV

The NHL on TNT is, as its name indicates, carried by TNT. The cable channel is available on every major cable and satellite pay-TV provider. In addition, live TV streaming services like DirecTV Stream, Hulu with Live TVSling TV and YouTube TV all provide live viewing of TNT through at least one of the available subscription packages.

How to stream NHL on TNT

New for this season, fans are going to have the ability to stream NHL on TNT through the Max streaming platform.

Warner Bros. Discovery previously announced that it is making its B/R Sports Add-On tier for Max free to all Max subscribers starting in October 2023 and running through the first few months of 2024 (an exact date has not been announced). After that, it will cost subscribers an extra $9.99 per month to keep live sports as an option for the streaming service.

How to watch NHL on TNT from anywhere

Another option that allows viewers to watch a specific broadcast from anywhere is a virtual private network, also known as a VPN. A VPN is designed to route network traffic through a specific set of servers in a specific country, allowing viewers to watch content on an encrypted feed over a computer.

ExpressVPN

ExpressVPN is one of the simplest and most affordable ways to watch what you want from anywhere you want to watch it. 

It's straightforward and easy to use, has great security, is available on loads of streaming devices and, best of all, it comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee, so you can try it out 100% risk-free.

NHL on TNT schedule

NHL on TNT is airing some bonus games, with a Sunday doubleheader. Check out the schedule right here:

  • Tampa Bay Lightning vs New Jersey Devils, 1 pm ET/10 am PT
  • Philadelphia Flyers vs Pittsburgh Penguins, 3:30 pm ET/12:30 pm PT

NHL on TNT commentators

NHL on TNT's hockey coverage is Emmy nominated, with big names in studio previewing and reacting to the games during intermissions and post-game, and with their primary commentators.

The NHL on TNT studio is lead by host Liam McHugh and features Wayne Gretzky, Paul Bissonnette, Anson Carter and Henrik Lundqvist as its studio analysts.

The main announcing team is led by play-by-play commentator Kenny Albert and game analyst Eddie Olczyk. The pair will have a new ice level analyst for this season, former NHL goaltender Brian Boucher. 

Additional NHL on TNT commentators include play-by-play announcer Brendan Burke, analysts Darren Pang and Jennifer Botterill and reporters Jackie Redmond and Tarik El-Bashir.

Michael Balderston

Michael Balderston is a DC-based entertainment and assistant managing editor for What to Watch, who has previously written about the TV and movies with TV Technology, Awards Circuit and regional publications. Spending most of his time watching new movies at the theater or classics on TCM, some of Michael's favorite movies include Casablanca, Moulin Rouge!, Silence of the Lambs, Children of Men, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest and Star Wars. On the TV side he enjoys Only Murders in the Building, Yellowstone, The Boys, Game of Thrones and is always up for a Seinfeld rerun. Follow on Letterboxd.