The Boston Bruins hockey team is part of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference in the National Hockey League. It is the 3rd oldest team overall, and the oldest hockey team in the US. If you enjoy watching the Boston Bruins slap the puck, you have more than likely noticed that the costs keep going up for cable or satellite service. Rising costs are known to make some fans cut the cord so they can save some money. If you have cut the cord already or are thinking about it, we have some options for you that don’t require either service.
Founded in 1924, this team has a lot of history behind it. Even the Mathews Arena where the games were first played is the world’s oldest indoor hockey facility (built in 1909-10). No fan should have to sacrifice watching the season for financial reasons. That is where using a standalone streaming option is an idea you should consider. With these services, you get access to pay TV channels for a much smaller amount than normal. We’ll take a look at these options now.
Using Sling TV to stream Boston Hockey
One way you can enjoy the Bruins season is with Sling TV. Just like with other services, you can get access to pay channels without the cost or commitment of usual means. For those of you that have thought about cutting the cord or have already, these types of services are the way to go. Of course, prices and number of streams available vary based on the plan you choose. For everyone that wants to use this option, you can try Sling TV free for 7 days for testing purposes.
SlingTV supports devices like Roku, Xbox, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, and others. Additionally, it is compatible with Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac. There are other devices supported, so you’ll want to check out the website for a full list.
Use NHL.TV to watch Bruins Hockey
For those that are located outside of the Bruins market, the NHL.TV option gives you access to the games and other out of market games. You have the choice of home and away feeds, in addition to the ability to watch 4 games at once as well as DVR controls. The cost for this service is $24.99 a month or 139.96 for the year. You may also pick coverage specifically for the Boston Bruins for only for $111.96 a year. Please note that this service is restricted by national TV blackouts, so some of your games may be blacked out.
Devices compatible with NHL.TV include on include computers, mobile devices like iPhone, iPad, Android phones & tablets, and connected devices including Apple TV, Chromecast, PlayStation, Roku and Xbox. There are sometimes changes that take place with these types of services, so consult the website with further questions.
Using DirecTV Now to stream Boston Bruins Hockey
By using the DirecTV Now option, you gain access to DirecTV’s standalone streaming service. When you sign up for this option, you get the total package. It provides the subscriber more than 60 channels in the starting package for $35 a month with no contract. Some of the channels include ABC, ESPN, Fox, TNT, NHL Network, and many others. There are more than 10,000 on demand channels so if you want to check it out, you can sign up for a 7-day free trial.
The service is usable on Chromecast, Android, iOS, Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV. If you are planning on streaming from your PC or Mac, you will need to use Google Chrome or Safari. You are allowed to use 2 devices at one time, and there is a rewind feature so you can replay up to the last 72 hours of TV. That can be a real advantage if you miss part of the show.