Penguins vs Lightning Hockey Live Stream: Watch Online Without Cable

The Pittsburgh Penguins and defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning will be the first teams on the ice to begin the 2021-2022 NHL season on Tuesday night. This game will help set the tone for both team as the new season gets going.

The puck drops between Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay tonight at 7:30 pm ET / 4:30 pm PT and be simulcast around the country on ESPN and ESPN+ with the NHL returning to ESPN networks this season. You might need cable to watch ESPN, but you can stream this game online without cable with an ESPN+ subscription.


With an ESPN Plus account you can not only watch the Penguins and Lightning game, but other NHL hockey games nearly nightly throughout the 2021-2022 season. Plus there are tons of other sports and original series, including every 30-for-30 documentary, ready to stream.

The cost of ESPN+ is currently only $6.99 a month or $69.99 for an entire year, so it is one of the cheapest standalone streaming services available.

ESPN+ Disney+ Hulu Bundle

A $13.99 a month bundle option including Disney+, ESPN+ and the ad-supported version of Hulu is another option to consider. This deal dubbed “Get All Three” is a fantastic bargain that is already being enjoyed by millions of subscribers.

Disney is also now offering a $19.99 a month bundle option that includes the ad-free version of Hulu.

If you already have a Hulu account then you will receive a bill credit for each month that you’re subscribed to the bundle deal.

Look for the ESPN+ app to show up on a variety of devices including Xbox and PlayStation gaming consoles; LG, Samsung and Sony TVs, Roku boxes, Chromecast, iPhone or iPad, and Amazon Fire TV boxes and Fire Sticks.

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