2023 NHL Playoffs – Best Way to Watch
The 2023 NHL Playoffs start Monday April, 17. The Colorado Avalanche secured the #1 seed in the Western Conference with Friday’s win against Nashville and a MacKinnon hat trick. Reigning Stanley Cup Champions, the Colorado Avalanche are certainly favored throughout the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Colorado Avalanche, NHL and Stanley Cup fans, enjoy the playoffs without the high expense of cable or satellite bundles – we show you how.
2023 NHL Playoff TV Schedule
Round 1, conference semifinals, and conference finals will air on ABC, TNT, TBS, ESPN or ESPN 2 depending on the game and market. The most cost-effective way to watch the Colorado Avalanche in the playoffs is FREE with a properly configured outdoor HD antenna.
The 2023 Stanley Cup Finals will be broadcast on TNT for the first time in history. Altitude Sports will broadcast all Colorado Avalanche games. Should the Avalanche again make the finals, we can expect Altitude Sports to carry the finals as well.
The NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs will span the start date of April 17 with the finals planned to start on June 3. Sixteen teams, 8 from each conference, will battle in bracket play to the Stanley Cup Finals. See all 16 teams competing from the Western Conference and the Eastern Conference on NHL.com.
2023 NHL Playoff Brackets
|NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Round 1||Western Conference: |
Seattle Kraken at Colorado Avalanche*
Minnesota Wild at Dallas Stars
Winnipeg Jets at Vegas Golden Knights
Los Angeles Kings at Edmonton Oilers
Florida Panthers at Boston Bruins
Tampa Bay Lightning at Toronto Maple Leafs
New York Islanders at Carolina Hurricanes
New York Rangers at New Jersey Devils
|April 17 – May 1, 2023||ABC, ESPN, ESPN 2 & TNT, TBS, Altitude|
|NHL Stanley Cup Conference Semi-finals||Western Conference:|
|ABC, ESPN, ESPN 2, TNT, TBS|
|NHL Stanley Cup Conference Finals||Western Conference:|
|ABC, ESPN, ESPN 2, TNT, TBS|
|NHL Stanley Cup Finals||TBD||June 3 – June ??, 2022||TNT|
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Conclusion: The best way to watch every 2023 NHL Playoff Game
Every 2023 NHL Playoff game broadcast in your region can be enjoyed without the high-cost and burden of cable or satellite. TNT and ESPN can be streamed via Sling TV for as little as $40/ month, with no contract and cancel anytime. ABC can be watched live for as little as $0/month with an integrated whole-home antenna + streaming solution. Altitude Sports is not required to watch the Avs in the NHL Playoffs.
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