2023 NHL Conference Finals: How to watch Florida Panthers Game 4 vs Carolina Hurricanes

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The Stanley Cup playoffs are well underway with the NHL Conference Finals underway since last week. These games are to continue until May 31, if necessary. Tonight at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) on Wednesday, May 24, Game 4 of the Eastern Conference will feature the Florida Panthers taking on the Carolina Hurricanes in what could be the deciding game of the best-of-seven elimination tournament: The Florida Panthers currently hold a 3-0 lead. Tomorrow, in an equally pivotal game to determine the Stanley Cup Finals contender, the Vegas Golden Knights (leading 3-0) take on the Dallas Stars in Game 4 of the Western Conference.

Find out how to catch tonight’s game and see who could become NHL champion and win the Stanley Cup. You don’t even need a cable subscription; TV Sling.

The best way to stream the Stanley Cup Playoffs live

If you want to access live streaming of all games from the NHL Conference Finals and the Stanley Cup Final, the cheapest way is with Sling TV. The low-cost cable broadcaster’s Orange tier includes games on ESPN and TNT, while the Orange+Blue tier includes games on ABC (select markets).

Recap of the Stanley Cup Playoffs so far

In the NHL Division Finals, the Dallas Stars eliminated the Seattle Kraken and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Edmonton Oilers in the Eastern Conference. The next game will be Game 4 between the Stars and the Golden Knights.

In the Eastern Conference, the Florida Panthers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs, while the Carolina Hurricanes ousted the New Jersey Devils. The Panthers and Hurricanes currently face off in a best-of-seven playoff tournament for the conference title, with the Panthers leading 3-0. Will the Panthers clinch the Eastern Conference tonight, or will the Hurricanes make a comeback? (If you want to record this game tonight, Sling TV offers 50 hours of DVR storage.)

NHL Conference Finals Game Schedule

Don’t miss a moment of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, starting with the Conference Finals tonight. Eastern Conference games will all be shown on TNT. All Western Conference games will air on ESPN, unless there is Game 5, which will air on ABC.

You don’t have cable TV? Fortunately, Sling TV offers both TNT and ESPN so you can watch these matches live.

2023 Eastern Conference Finals Schedule (Carolina Hurricanes vs. Florida Panthers)

  • Game 4: Wednesday, May 24 at 8 p.m. EDT on TNT
  • *Game 5: Friday, May 26 at 8 p.m. EDT on TNT
  • *Game 6: Sunday, May 28 at 8 p.m. EDT on TNT
  • *Game 7: Tuesday, May 30 at 8 p.m. EDT on TNT

2023 Western Conference Finals Schedule (Dallas Stars vs. Vegas Golden Knights)

  • Game 4: Thursday, May 25 at 8 p.m. EDT on ESPN
  • *Game 5: Saturday, May 27 at 8 p.m. EDT on ABC
  • *Game 6: Monday, May 29 at 8 p.m. EDT on ESPN
  • *Game 7: Wednesday, May 31 at 9 p.m. EDT on ESPN

*These games will only be played when needed.

When does the Stanley Cup Final start?

The Stanley Cup Final kicks off Saturday, June 3 at a time to be determined. When the Conference Finals are over, all games from the 2023 NHL Finals will air on TNT.

Watch the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Sling TV


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The best and most affordable way to watch the 2023 NHL Playoffs broadcast on ESPN is through Sling TV. The most economical tier that includes ESPN, Orange, costs just $40 per month. The Orange + Blue tier gives you access to the maximum live sports, including not just ESPN but NFL Network, ABC, Fox, and NBC, for $55 a month. You will get 50 hours of DVR storage to record all the games you want.

There is no contract. You can cancel at any time. The best of all? They are offering the first month for $10 off. So you only have to pay $30 now to get access to ESPN and TNT with Sling Orange, or $45 for the Orange + Blue tier.

Don’t have a Smart TV to watch Sling TV? No problem: Sling TV is currently offering subscribers a free-to-use Amazon Fire TV Stick.

digital antenna



If you’re worried about being able to access games that will be played on ABC, like the potential Western Conference Game 5, you can get a digital antenna to access your local TV channels, which will include ABC. Although Sling TV carries ABC in many of its major markets, the antenna will give you peace of mind so you don’t have to miss a single NHL playoff game.

This one supports smart TVs in 1080p, 4K and 8K displays and also works with older models. It is also currently on sale on Amazon.

Roainey digital TV antenna with signal booster, $26 (was $40)

Hulu + Live TV Package

It’s not as affordable as Sling TV, but the Hulu + Live TV bundle has a huge library of content thanks to their partnerships with Disney and ESPN. In the pack, Disney+ and ESPN+ are included and it is completely ad-free. If you want it all, get the Hulu + Live TV bundle.

Sign up for the Hulu + Live TV package with ESPN+ and Disney+, $70 a month

Fubo TV

FuboTV is a sports-centric streaming service that offers live TV events for almost every sport imaginable, including international sports, plus over 100 other channels. Did we mention they also give you 1,000 hours of DVR space? Get a seven-day free trial by signing up here.

FuboTV, from $75 per month

DirecTV streams

DirecTV carries all the networks a sports fan could want, including NBC, Fox, ESPN and more. Whatever your viewing needs, DirecTV Stream should have a monthly plan that will serve you. Prices for DirecTV Stream services start at $65 per month for the first three months, then $75 per month thereafter.

DirecTV Stream, $65+ per month

The best TV deals ahead of the Stanley Cup Playoffs



Looking for a new TV for all your sports needs? Watch the 2023 NHL Playoffs (and NHL Finals) on a smart TV. We’ve rounded up some great deals for the latest in high-quality TV technology.

  • 85″ Samsung “The Frame” 4K QLED Smart TV, $2,746 (was $4,298)
  • 75-inch Philips LED 4K Smart Google TV, $598 (was $668)
  • 65-inch 4K Class B2 LG OLED Smart TV, $1,297 (was $2,300)
  • 58-inch Hisense LED Roku smart TV, $268 (was $338)
  • 55-inch Samsung Q70A Series 4K QLED Smart TV, $749 (was $1,000)
  • 53-inch Hisense HDR Roku smart TV, $228 (was $258)

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