ESPN will host Thursday’s matchup between the Seattle Kraken and Colorado Avalanche in the first round of the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The puck is set to drop at 9:30 p.m. ET at Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado.
The Kraken came out and shocked the Avalanche with a 3-1 win in Game 1 on the road on Tuesday night. It was very much a matter of weathering the storm. The Avalanche outshot the Kraken 35-30 in the contest and Colorado only had two power plays. Philipp Grubauer was solid in net for Seattle, making 34 saves. The Avalanche were outhit 40-29 by the Kraken, which could play a factor later in the series on the road.
2023 NHL Playoffs: Kraken vs. Avalanche live stream
Date: Thursday, April 20
Start time: 9:30 p.m. ET
TV channel: ESPN
Live stream: WatchESPN, ESPN app
If you aren’t around a TV to check out this NHL matchup, you can stream the game via WatchESPN or the ESPN app. But keep in mind that you need a cable-login subscription. If you don’t have a cable login to access ESPN for a live stream, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream the game.