The United States Women’s Hockey Team (3-0) will take on Canada (3-0) in the 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship on August 26.
In the US, the game (6 p.m. ET start time) will be televised on NHL Network. But if you don’t have cable or don’t have that channel, here are some different ways you can watch a live stream of USA vs Canada online:
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You can watch a live stream of NHL Network and 130-plus other TV channels on FuboTV. You’ll need the main channel package and the Sports add-on, both of which can be included in your seven-day free trial:
Once signed up for FuboTV, you can watch USA vs Canada live on the FuboTV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One or Series X/S, Samsung TV, LG TV, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the FuboTV website.
If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with 250 hours of cloud DVR space, as well as a 72-hour look-back feature, which allows you to watch most games on-demand within three days of their conclusion, even if you don’t record them.
You can watch a live stream of NHL Network and 45-plus other TV channels via Sling TV’s “Sling Orange + Sports Extra” or “Sling Blue + Sports Extra” bundle. This option doesn’t include a free trial, but it’s the cheapest streaming service with NHL Network, and you can get your first month for $21:
Once signed up for Sling TV, you can watch USA vs Canada live on the Sling TV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One or Series X/S, Samsung TV, LG TV, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), airTV Mini, Oculus, Portal, iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the Sling TV website.
If you can’t watch live, Sling TV comes included with 50 hours of cloud DVR.
AT&T TV has four different channel packages: “Entertainment,” “Choice,” “Ultimate” and “Premier.” NHL Network is only included in “Ultimate” and “Premier,” but you can pick any package and any add-on you want with your free 14-day trial.
Note that the free trial isn’t advertised as such, but your “due today” amount will be $0 when signing up. If you watch on your computer, phone or tablet, you won’t be charged for 14 days. If you watch on a streaming device on your TV (Roku, Fire Stick, Apple TV, etc.), you will be charged for the first month, but you can get still get a full refund if you cancel before 14 days:
Once signed up for AT&T TV, you can watch USA vs Canada live on the AT&T TV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Samsung TV, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the AT&T TV website.
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The United States won 3-0 against Finland on Sunday before handing the Russian Olympic Committee a lopsided 6-0 loss on Tuesday. American Hilary Knight became the all-time scoring leader in women’s hockey world championship history when she scored her 45th goal.
“It’s really a magical moment, and a dream come true,” Knight said after the win. “I hope the next girl looking up is going to shatter that record, because that’s what it’s all about.”
Brianna Decker also set a record on the play, becoming the all-time leader in assists (39) for the United States on the pass to Knight.
“It’s always incredible to watch players make history,” United States coach Joel Johnson said after the win. “But to have it happen for two players on the same scoring chance and to see how exciting it was for the whole team was really special to be a part of and I think everyone recognizes that.”
This promises to be an entertaining fight to the finish for both squads, but with the United States currently on a 29-game winning streak, the Americans are going to be difficult to beat.
On the other side, in its two most recent matches, Canada handed the Russian Olympic Committee a 5-1 loss, with Sarah Fillier and Ella Shelton each scoring for the Canadian side in their first-ever world championship competition.
“I don’t think we should be surprised, they’re quality players and play with confidence,” Canada head coach Troy Ryan said about Fillier and Shelton.
“I think the part of the equation that others might not be aware of would be the leadership and veteran players on the team. How they’ve embraced the young players, they’ve made them feel comfortable from the first time they’ve been with our group, and that kind of mentality is contagious. When you start feeling good with the people you’re around, you can play a little bit looser and with more confidence. The young players deserve a lot of credit, but the veteran players equally deserve credit for the environment they’ve created with this group.”
The Canucks followed that win up with a dominant 5-0 win over Switzerland.
One thing to watch in this one: Canadian standout Marie-Philip Poulin left Tuesday’s game against Switzerland after getting a hard hit in the third period. Canada’s director of national women’s teams for women’s hockey said on Tuesday that Poulin “is doing very well” and the team will “continue to assess her.”