How to watch the Stanley Cup playoffs on ESPN and ESPN2

The NHL season returned to ESPN for the 2021-22 season, and now it's time for the Stanley Cup playoffs. ESPN and ESPN2 will be broadcasting first- and second-round games, with one conference finals series on ESPN and the Cup finals on ABC.

Check out the schedule below to see when you can watch second-round games on ESPN networks.


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How to watch on ESPN networks



Wednesday, May 18


  • Game 1: New York Rangers at Carolina Hurricanes, 7 ET, ESPN

  • Game 1: Edmonton Oilers at Calgary Flames, 9:30 ET, ESPN



Friday, May 20



  • Game 2: New York Rangers at Carolina Hurricanes, 8 ET, ESPN

  • Game 2: Edmonton Oilers at Calgary Flames, 10:30 ET, ESPN



Sunday, May 22


  • Game 3: Carolina Hurricanes at New York Rangers, 3:30 ET, ESPN

  • Game 3: Calgary Flames at Edmonton Oilers, 8 ET, ESPN2




Tuesday, May 24


  • Game 4: Carolina Hurricanes at New York Rangers, 7 ET, ESPN

  • Game 4: Calgary Flames at Edmonton Oilers, 9:30 ET, ESPN



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