Tonight begins the first of a seven game series between the New York Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings in a battle for the NHL Stanley Cup Championship. For those unable to tune into NBC on TV tonight, the network has made it possible to watch the Ranger vs. Kings game 1 online via a free live video stream.
The live online video of the NHL Rangers-Kings Stanley Cup series is an extension of NBC sports coverage known as NBC Live Extra – a platform which provides sports video, live and replay, to fans “anytime, anywhere.”
How to watch the New York Rangers vs. LA Kings online live and replay video stream of the NHL Stanley Cup:
The Live Extra free online video stream can be accessed by going directly to the NBCSports web site on computers, or by downloading the free app for tablet and mobile device users.
After selecting the sports event that they want to watch online, like tonight’s Rangers-Kings game, users simply select their participating television provider from the list and then begin streaming the live or replay video to their device.
Game 1 for the Ranger and Kings begins at 8pm eastern tonight, with face-off at the Staples Center. Prior to the game, online viewers, and those with NBCSN in their programming can tune in at 7pm to watch the NHL Stanley Cup pre-game coverage.
The Rangers earned a 6-day rest after winning the Eastern Conference over Montreal in game 6. But while New York may come into tonight’s game with a rest advantage, Los Angeles may have momentum in their favor.
Despite being down three games in their battle for the Western Conference, the Kings rallied back to win game 7 on the road, propelling them into tonight’s battle for the Stanley Cup.