How to Stream NHL Season 2023-24 on Android TV

by Natalie

The National Hockey League (abbreviated as NHL) is a very popular professional league of ice hockey. The latest season, 2023-2024 is already in the air and it will end on April 18, 2024. You can watch NHL Season 2023-24 on your Android TV through the NHL app or some popular streaming services. Since the NHL app is natively available on the Play Store, you can get it directly to your TV.

If you have a geo-restriction issue, you need to sideload the NHL APK using Downloader. Further, you can also have a screen mirroring option to stream this channel from the smartphone to TV. In this season, a total of 32 teams, 25 from the US and 7 from Canada splits into the two conferences, such as Eastern and Western. The league playoff champion is awarded the oldest professional sports trophy, the Stanley Cup.

Here, we’ve discussed direct installtion of the NHL app, sideloading the NHL APK, casting technique, and overview of streaming services that offer NHL Season 2023 on your

Subscription for NHL

The NHL Platform offers two types of subscriptions. You can get any of the subscriptions from the website of NHL.

  • $14.99 per month
  • $99.99 per season

How to Install and Watch NHL Season 2023 on Android TV

1. Go to the home screen on your Android TV and click on Apps.

2. Open the Google Play Store and click the Search icon.

Open the Google Play Store

3. Enter NHL in the search bar and locate the app.

Search for NHL.TV app on Android TV

4. Select NHL from the suggested results.

5. Click Install to get the app on your Android TV.

6. Once the app is installed, click Open to launch the NHL app.

How to Sideload the NHL APK on Android TV to Avoid Geo-restriction

If you can’t find the NHL app in the Play Store in your country other than the US, it must be geo-restricted. Therefore, you need to sideload its APK file using the Downloader on Android TV.

1. Turn on your Android TV and head to the Apps section.

2. Locate the Google Play Store and launch it.

3. Click on the Search icon and type Downloader in the required field.

4. Locate the Downloader app developed by AFTVnews and hit the Install button.

Install Downloader on Android TV

5. Wait for a while to download and install the Downloader app on your device.

6. Once the Downloader app is installed successfully, press the home button on your remote.

7. Now, navigate to the Settings icon from the home page.

8. From the options, go to Device Preferences → Security & Restrictions.

Click Security & restrictions

9. Click Unknown Sources → Turn on the Downloader toggle.

10. Now. go back to the home screen and launch the Downloader app.

11. Accept the storage and other permissions asked by the app on your TV.

12. Choose Home from the left pane, and type the below-mentioned URL in the required field.

Download link for NHL APK latest version:

Enter NHL APK link to download on Android TV

13. Click Go to download the APK file on your Android TV.

14. Once the file is downloaded, open it and click Install.

15. After the downloading process, return to the homepage and navigate to the Apps section.

16. Now, you need to install any of the VPNs on your Android TV, like NordVPN or ExpressVPN, and connect to the US server.

17. Then, click Open to launch the NHL app and watch your desired media content.

How to Cast the NHL app on Android TV

The NFL app is compatible with the built-in Cast support. With that, you can easily cast NHL from your smartphone to Android TV if you don’t want to sideload the app.

1. Install the NHL app from the Google Play Store.

2. Connect Android TV to a WiFi network. On the other hand, connect your smartphone to the same network.

3. Open the NHL app on your smartphone and log in with your account if needed.

4. Play the content you want and click the Cast icon from the app

Cast NHL on Android TV

5. Choose your Android TV from the list of available devices.

6. Now, the match will appear on your Android TV.

Supported Android TVs and Boxes

Smart TVsSmart TV Boxes
Sony Smart TV
Sharp Smart TV
Panasonic Smart TV
TCL Smart TV
Hisense Smart TV
Philips Smart TV
JVC Smart TV
Skyworth Smart TV
Nvidia Shield TV
Mi Box S
Ematic Android TV Box

How to Fix Not Working Issues of the NHL App on Android TV

If the NHL app is not working properly on your Android TV due to issues like a black screen, app freezing, and more, then you need to perform the troubleshooting fixes listed below to resolve those problems.

  • Ensure your Android TV is connected to an internet connection with higher bandwidth.
  • Reboot your Android TV to resolve the temporary bugs associated with the device and app.
  • Close and relaunch the NHL Channel application on your device.
  • Update your Android TV firmware and the app to the latest version.
  • Clear the app cache files for the NHL app.
  • Reset your Android TV to solve the major problems for both the device and the app.

Alternative options to watch NHL on Android TV

The NHL TV is not the only destination to stream the NHL matches. You can enjoy the matches on a few other streaming services as well. Here is the list of other services to stream NHL games.



If you have ESPN on Android TV with an ESPN+ subscription, then you can watch both live streaming and highlights of NHL Season 2023. You can get the ESPN app directly from the Play Store of your TV.

  • You should pay $9.99/month or $99.99/year to get a subscription account on ESPN.
  • Apart from the NHL, you can watch Football, Tennis, Boxing, NASCAR, etc on this platform.
  • It is a dedicated streaming platform for numerous sports events across the world.

DirecTV Stream

NFL on DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream on Android TV is one of the best options to stream the NHL Season 2023 series. If you get the Choice plan ($89.99 per month) on DirecTV Stream, then you can watch pretty much all the matches.

  • It has all the NHL streaming channels (ABC, ESPN, and TNT) except NBC Sports Philadelphia.
  • So, you can’t watch the matches of the Flyers alone.
  • In any other US station, if you combine DirecTV Stream and ESPN+ then, you can watch all NHL matches.

Hulu + Live TV

NFL on Hulu

With Hulu on Android TV, you can watch the entire events of NHL Season 2023. Get subscribed to Hulu+Live TV at $69.99 per month with a free seven-day trial.

  • On Hulu, you can watch the nationally televised NHL games on channels like ABC, ESPN, and TNT.
  • Further, watch matches of the Blackhawks, Flyers, Sharks, and Caps on the NBC Regional sports network.
  • However, Hulu lacks an NHL Network that streams 90 matches.
  • With a combined Hulu + Live TV and ESPN+, you can watch all the NHL games of the season.


NFL on fuboTV

fuboTV is considered to be the streaming service with the best collection of sports channels. The same is the case with streaming NHL, as it covers most of the matches. Subscribe to fuboTV at $74.99 per month with a free trial for seven days.

  • On fuboTV, you can watch nationally televised games on ESPN and ABC.
  • However, you will miss the matches on TNT as fuboTV doesn’t support TNT.
  • Also, fuboTV includes NW, AT&T Rocky MT, Root Sports, NESN, MSG, and NBC Regional networks.
  • So, you can cover almost all matches of NHL if you combine your fuboTV subscription with ESPN+.

YouTube TV

NFL on YouTube TV

Using YouTube TV on Android, you can stream the NHL matches and you can watch them if you have a subscription that costs $72.99 per month.

  • Watch the nationally televised matches of the NHL on ABC, ESPN, and TNT.
  • You can watch regional network matches of  Blackhawks, Flyers, Sharks, and Caps.
  • For new subscribers, it offers a free trial service to its premium subscription.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I install the NHL app on my Android TV?

Yes. Since the NHL app is officially available on the Play Store of Android TV, you can install it directly on your TV and stream all its media content.

2. Is there any free trial available for NHL subscriptions?

No. There is no free trial service available on the NHL subscriptions. You need to pay the respective amount in order to stream live events of NHL Season 2023.

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