Despite having the Canadiens on the ropes with a 3-1 lead in the 7 game series for the NHL Playoffs Eastern Conference championship Tuesday, the Rangers lost 7-4 pushing things to a game 6 tonight.
For those who can’t watch the game on television on NBCSN, CBC, or RDS tonight, there is a free and easy to watch the Rangers-Canadiens game 6 of the NHL playoffs online.
Here’s how to watch the New York Rangers vs. Montreal Canadiens online live and replay video stream:
Fans can watch a free live stream of the Montreal Canadiens and New York Rangers online thanks to a service from NBC sports which they call NBC Live Extra.
Live Extra is an online video streaming service which allow fans to watch both live and replay video of sports online, including the NHL playoffs. The service is a free extension of current television subscriptions through most cable/satellite providers.
To gain access, viewers can visit the NBC sports web site, or download the free mobile app for smart phones, tablets or other mobile devices. After selecting the sports event that they want to watch, they will select their provider from a list and then gain access to the live and replay video streams.
On Tuesday night, Montreal took an early lead. Half way through the second period, the Canadiens were up 4-1. In just over 4 minutes, however, the Rangers scored 3 goals to make it a tied game.
But as quickly as they struck back, New York allowed Montreal to score another 3 unanswered goals, giving the Canadiens the 7-4 win and leaving the Rangers with another chance to close out the series and play for the Stanley Cup.
Online streaming of tonight’s game 6 coverage begins at 7pm eastern, followed by the face-off and television coverage at 8pm.