Watch NHL Tonight: How to watch on TV or live stream every game

As the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs approach, it is important to note that there are no blackouts during playoffs.

Every game will be available on television on Sportsnet, CBC, FX or FXX.

Every game will also be available to stream on both SN NOW and NHL LIVE.

For Sportsnet’s daily broadcast schedule, please visit www.sportsnet.ca/schedule

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any blackouts in the Stanley Cup Playoffs?

No.

Regional blackouts only apply to the regular season.

All games in the Stanley Cup Playoffs are national games, meaning they can be watched by anyone in Canada, coast-to-coast.

What’s the difference between SN Now and SN Now+?

You can find information on the differences between SN Now and SN Now+ here.

What region am I in? Why are some games blacked out?

Regional blackouts are determined based on your physical location and apply to broadcasts that have been sold regionally, per league or team agreements. Every team has regional (available to viewers in a team’s region only) and national (available to everyone across the country) games in a season. The map below outlines which regional team games can be seen in which region.

Who owns the regional rights to each Canadian team? 

Edmonton Oilers regional rights are owned by Sportsnet. They have 31 regional games and 25 national games this season.

Calgary Flames regional rights are owned by Sportsnet. They have 31 regional games and 25 national games this season.

Vancouver Canucks regional rights are owned by Sportsnet. They have 26 regional games and 30 national games this season.

Toronto Maple Leafs regional rights are split between Sportsnet and TSN. Sportsnet owns 8, while TSN owns 18 this season. Their 30 national games are on Sportsnet. For Sportsnet’s full Leafs schedule, click here.

Winnipeg Jets regional rights are owned by TSN. They have 42 regional games (on TSN) and 14 national games (on Sportsnet) this season.

Ottawa Senators regional rights are owned by TSN. They have 40 regional games (on TSN) and 16 national games (on Sportsnet) this season.

Montreal Canadiens regional rights are owned by TSN. They have 34 regional games (on TSN) and 22 national games (on Sportsnet) this season.

You can find more information on blackout regions and restrictions here.