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How to live stream NHL ice hockey online in Germany

Trying to get your eyes on the biggest ice hockey league in the world? Well here's all your options to watch NHL live in Germany.

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The NHL season is returning after a hiatus due to COVID-19, but not as we know it. The league has made the decision to scrap the remaining regular season games and instead place teams into a Stanley Cup qualifying tournament.

This will see 16 teams face off in eight best of 5 series beginning on 1 August (CEST). There’ll also be a round-robin between the top four teams in each conference to determine seedings for the playoffs.

How to watch NHL in Germany

To get your ice hockey fix, you can rely on free-to-air broadcaster Sport1 for a few games or you’ll need sports streaming service DAZN. You can also access it via the league’s own streaming service, NHL.TV. Read on for more details.

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Watch NHL on DAZN

DAZN is scheduled to show at least seven NHL matches within the first week of the league returning. The first two games on DAZN’s schedule are New York Rangers vs Carolina Hurricanes and Chicago Blackhawks vs Edmonton Oilers. You can watch both games for free courtesy of DAZN's 30-day free trial.

Subsciprtions to DAZN cost €11.99 per month or you can opt for an annual pass for €119.99.

In addition to the NHL, in Germany DAZN also has other big American sports leagues like the NBA, NFL, and MLB. Though if you aren’t a lover of American sports they still have most of the biggest European football leagues including Bundesliga and Champions League. Just in case you still need more variety you an also watch tennis, UFC, WWE or MotoGP.

To see a list of compatible devices, get help setting up your free trial or for more information check out our extensive DAZN guide.


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Stream NHL on NHL.TV

NHL.TV is the National Hockey League’s own subscription streaming service, providing fans all around the world with live and on-demand access to the latest games in both the regular season and the play-offs. Available through the NHL website as well as a host of mobile and non-mobile apps, NHL.TV offers unparalleled coverage of every save, stick-check and slapshot.

NHL.TV currently offers two levels of access: a Stanley Cup Pass costing US$74.99 or Monthly Pass for US$29.99. The Stanley Cup Pass will take you from the current qualifier matches right through to the winning team hoisting the Stanley Cup into the air. The Monthly Pass provides the same access, but without the commitment.

Matches streamed through NHL.TV come packed with additional features, from multiple camera angles to milestone markers indicating key moments in past games. Each match offers you the choice between home and away broadcast feeds, letting you pick the play-by-play you want to hear.

It’s also worth mentioning that, unlike American NHL.TV subscribers, Germans don’t have to worry about blackouts for particular NHL games.

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