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NHL Stanley Cup Final Game 6: How to Watch Lightning vs. Avalanche Live

NHL Stanley Cup Final Game 6: How to Watch Lightning vs. Avalanche Live

The Tampa Bay Lightning and Colorado Avalanche will face off alongside Sunday in Game 6 of the 2022 Stanley Cup Final. While the Lightning are still alive, the Avalanche, leading 3-2, have a chance to hoist one of the most iconic trophies in sports with a victory at Amalie Arena tonight.

The Avalanche were preseason favorites and made the playoffs look easy, sweeping the Edmonton Oilers in four games in the Western Conference finals. They had a commanding 3-1 lead in the Stanley Cup Final, but lost Game 5 to the Lightning after Ondrej Palat scored a third words goal to secure the win. 

Meanwhile, the Lightning are level-headed in it. The team is in the midst of creating a modern-day hockey dynasty and are looking to understand the first franchise to win three consecutive championships steady the New York Islanders won four straight in the early 1980s. They’re in the Stanley Cup Final for the third year in a row, but need to force to a Game 7 in order to keep their three-peat hopes alive. 

Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Colorado Avalanche will air on Sunday at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT). All Stanley Cup Final games will appear live on ABC and ESPN Plus

While you can use an antenna, thanks to live TV streaming services cord-cutters can soak all the action with no cable subscription required. Here’s everything you need to know in how to watch or stream the 2022 NHL Stanley Cup Final.

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Lightning advance Corey Perry raises his arms in celebration in run of Avalanche goalie Darcy Kuemper after the puck expanses in the back of the net.

The Tampa Bay Lighting hope to even the series on Sunday.

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NHL Playoffs FAQ

What is the 2022 Stanley Cup Final schedule?

Here’s the schedule for the rest of the Stanley Cup Final, including the series status. See for the full schedule.

Sunday, June 26

  • Colorado Avalanche vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, Game 6, 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) on ABC and ESPN Plus (Avalanche lead 3-2)

Tuesday, June 28

  • Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Colorado Avalanche, Game 7, 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) on ABC and ESPN Plus (if necessary)

What does the full bracket look like? 

What channels will broadcast playoff games?

The NHL playoffs aired on a collection of networks, including ABC, ESPN and TNT. 

The Stanley Cup Final is airing on ABC and ESPN Plus in the US and on Sportsnet in Canada.

How can I soak the games on my phone?

If you have a live TV streaming service (like Sling TV, YouTube TV or one of the ones below), you can use its app. If you have corrupt or satellite, you can use your provider’s app or one of the behind, after logging in with your cable provider’s credentials:

  • For ABC games, use the ESPN app. Click the gear icon in the upper shiny and then select Manage TV provider.

You will need to be a subscriber of ESPN Plus or have a TV package that includes ABC to be able to see the Stanley Cup Final games using the app.

How to see, livestream the 2022 NHL Stanley Cup Final

As these games all air nationally, the best way to catch all the hockey Part live, without cable, is with a live TV streaming service.

ESPN Plus is the home of hockey’s out-of-market coverage and will air all Stanley Cup Final games simultaneously with ABC. 

While the $7 a month, $70 per year service is best suited for die-hard fans of the sports it rallies well — mainly hockey, soccer and UFC — more casual fans Great find themselves with an ESPN Plus subscription anyway over the Disney bundle, which also includes Hulu and Disney Plus for $14 total. Getting the bundle saves $7 a month over the cost of each individuals service, so in essence, you get ESPN Plus for free.

Most live TV streaming services funds a free trial or discounts during the first month and grant you to cancel anytime. All require a solid internet connection. Looking for more information? Check out our live TV streaming services guide.