Methods to watch New York Rangers vs. Islanders (1/14/2021): NHL Opening Day TV channel, time, stay stream
The New York Rangers will host rival New York Islanders at Madison Square Garden to kick off the 2021 NHL season on Thursday, January 14th (January 14th, 2021).
The game will be broadcast on the NHL network as well as on the regional sports network MSG (on the New York market), which can be broadcast live on fuboTV and AT&T TV. NHL Network is also available on Sling.
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Despite finishing seventh in the Metropolitan Division in the disrupted 2020 season, the New York Rangers clinched a spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs with a record of 37:28. However, the Carolina Hurricanes beat them 3-0 in the qualifying round to end the season.
The Islanders finished 6th in the Metropolitan Division (35-23) but made it to the conference finals in the playoffs before Tampa Bay eliminated them in a 4-2 series. Both Islanders and Rangers are part of a newly formed East Division with eight teams that also includes the Buffalo Sabers, Boston Bruins, New Jersey Devils, Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins.
How to watch the game:
What: NHL opening game
Who: New York Islanders vs. New York Rangers
When: Thursday, January 14, 2021
Where: Madison Square Garden
Time: 7:00 p.m. ET
Television: MSG, NHL Network
Channel finder: Verizon Fios, AT&T TV, Comcast Xfinity, Spektrum / Charter, Optimum / Altice, Cox, DIRECTV, Dish.
Live stream *: fuboTV, AT&T TV, Sling
* Local channel availability varies by market. Check local listings for live streaming services. MSG not available on sling.
What is fuboTV?
FuboTV is a sporty, over-the-top internet live TV streaming service that offers 100+ live streaming channels including NFL Network, NBA TV, PAC 12 Networks, plus news, entertainment and local channels. It also offers DVR storage space and is intended for people who want to cut the cable but still don’t want to miss out on their favorite sporting events.
It also has its own fubo Sports Network, which offers original programs and selected exclusive live sporting events.
FuboTV can be accessed via Amazon Fire, Apple, Android, Chromecast, Roku and Apple TV.
What does fuboTV cost?
The service is available in different price structures. The cheapest option is the family package for $ 64.99. It includes 120 channels, 250 hours of DVR storage, and can be used on three screens simultaneously.
The fubo Elite package costs $ 79.99 per month and offers more than 170 channels, including Showtime channels, additional sports channels, and additional news and entertainment channels.