Two-time defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning faceoff against Dallas Stars and Philadelphia Flyers at Washington Capitals in April 12 ESPN doubleheader
Central Division showdown between Wild and Blues on ABC Hockey Saturday with “Ice Cast” alternate presentation on ESPN+
The National Hockey League (NHL) rush to the playoffs continues this week on ABC, ESPN, ESPN+ and Hulu with six exclusive games on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, along with 44 out-of-market games streaming live on ESPN+ this week.
NHL Out of Market games on ESPN+
Viewers get another opportunity to catch the Oilers on Thursday at 8 p.m. ET, when they visit the Nashville Predators (41-26-5).
Saturday at 9 p.m. ET the Metropolitan Division-leading Carolina Hurricanes (46-17-8) visit the league-leading Colorado Avalanche (50-14-6).
The Point presented by Gillette
The Point presented by Gillette will air at its regularly scheduled time on Thursday, April 14 at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN2. On this week’s episode, Emily Kaplan sits down with Maple Leafs superstar Auston Matthews, to discuss his journey from the Arizona desert to becoming the NHL’s top goal scorer this season.
All episodes of The Point are simulcast live on ESPN+ with replays available on-demand.
In The Crease
New episodes of In The Crease stream exclusively on ESPN+ each NHL game day, following the last game of the day, with in-depth analysis, interviews, highlights and more from all the day’s NHL game action.
A new episode of The Drop, hosted by Arda Öcal and Greg Wyshynski, will stream on the ESPN App and @ESPN’s Twitter, Facebook and YouTube on April 14 at 7:30 p.m. ET as part of the Wild at Stars coverage.
In the Crease – The ESPN NHL Podcast with Linda Cohn and Emily Kaplan
Hall of Fame sportscaster Linda Cohn and Kaplan continue to bring fans their insider perspectives, reporting, reactions and analysis to the latest breaking headlines and under the radar stories both on and off the ice with new episodes every Wednesday. How to listen and episode guide.
NHL on ESPN.com
Go to ESPN.com/NHL or the ESPN App for up-to-the-minute NHL news, information and analysis, including premium editorial content by ESPN senior NHL writer Greg Wyshynski, exclusively for ESPN+ subscribers.
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Stanley Cup Final hype tiers: Matchups we want to see (ESPN+ Premium Article)
NHL Power Rankings: Players under the most pressure for every team
NHL insiders debate sleeper wild-card teams, games of the week (ESPN+ Premium Article)
NHL playoff watch standings update: Will the Stanley Cup return to Canada this year?
Tuesday 4/12: Inside Meredith Lang’s hockey journey
Wednesday 4/1: NHL Power Rankings: Toughest offseason decision for all 32 teams
Thursday 4/14: Under-appreciated campaigns in the NHL this season: Draisaitl, Sorokin and more (ESPN+ Premium Article)
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