ESPN will host Tuesday’s matchup between the New York Islanders and Carolina Hurricanes in Game 5 of the first round of the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The puck is set to drop at 7 p.m. ET at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C.
The Islanders are on the brink of elimination down 3-1 in the best-of-7 series to the Hurricanes. Carolina has been resilient in this series despite more injuries piling up. Teuvo Teravainen was lost for the rest of the playoffs and missed Game 4. That didn’t stop the ‘Canes from scoring twice on the power play in a 5-2 win. Antti Raanta is back in net over Frederik Andersen for Carolina. Raanta has a 2.46 GAA and .915 SV% over four games this series.
2023 NHL Playoffs: Islanders vs. Hurricanes live stream
Date: Tuesday, April 25
Start time: 7 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.