The NHL Playoffs head into what is going to be the busiest evening of the first round. Monday, May 24 will feature five games going on, with three series providing a clinching opportunity.
It’s a cramped night, so if you are looking to use second and third screens for the evening, live streaming will provide some options. With four games airing on an NBC-owned channel and the fifth on NHL Network, there will be a host of streaming opportunities.
Two games will air on NBC Sports Network, two will air on CNBC, and one will air on NHL Network. To live stream NBC Sports Network, go to NBCSports.com/live. To stream CNBC, go to CNBC.com/live-tv. Both require a cable log-in NHL Network games are normally available on NHL.tv, but they are blacked out for the playoffs.
For all five games, if you don’t have a cable login, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream the games.
The evening opens at 7 p.m. ET with the Pittsburgh Penguins hosting the New York Islanders playing Game 5 on NBC Sports Network. The series is tied 2-2. The Penguins are -141 favorites at DraftKings Sportsbook while the Islanders are +123 underdogs.
The puck will also drop at 7 p.m. with the Montreal Canadiens hosting the Toronto Maple Leafs for Game 3 on NHL Network. The series is tied 1-1. The Maple Leafs are -167 favorites at DraftKings Sportsbook while the Canadiens are +143 underdogs.
The evening continues at 8 p.m. on CNBC when the Tampa Bay Lightning look to close out their series with the Florida Panthers, which they lead 3-1. The Lightning are slim -114 favorites at DraftKings Sportsbook while the Panthers are -103 underdogs.
At 9:45 p.m., NBCSN moves on to Game 4 between the Edmonton Oilers and Winnipeg Jets. The Jets lead 3-0 and will look to close out the sweep. The Oilers are -121 favorites at DraftKings Sportsbook while the Jets are +104 underdogs.
The evening wraps at 10:30 p.m. on CNBC when the Vegas Golden Knights look to close out the Minnesota Wild in a series they lead 3-1. The Golden Knights are -180 favorites at DraftKings Sportsbook while the Wild are +155 underdogs.
How to watch Monday, May 24 Stanley Cup slate
Islanders @ Penguins, 7 p.m., NBCSN — NBCSports.com/live
Maple Leafs @ Canadiens, 7 p.m. NHL Network — FuboTV
Lightning @ Panthers, 8 p.m., CNBC — CNBC.com/live-tv
Oilers @ Jets, 9:45 p.m., NBCSN — NBCSports.com/live
Wild @ Golden Knights, 10:30 p.m., CNBC — CNBC.com/live-tv