How to Watch Islanders vs. Capitals Playoffs Live Online

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The Islanders were one of the best stories of the season, improving by 22 points from last year’s finish to emerge as one of the toughest teams in the league this year. The young Islanders guns will have their hands full against Capitals dynamo Alex Ovechkin, who led the league with 53 goals.

NHL Playoff games will be televised live across several of NBC’s broadcast platforms. Here is a complete television schedule for the NHL Playoffs in the United States. Games will air live on NBC, NBC Sports Network, CNBC, NHL Network and USA Network.

CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada, TVA Sports, Sportsnet and Sportsnet 360, air games in Canada.

Here’s the first-round series between the No. 2 Capitals and the No. 3 Islanders at a glance:

Game 1

Wednesday, April 15

7 p.m.

NY Islanders at Washington

USA, Sportsnet, TVA Sports

Game 2

Friday, April 17

7 p.m.

NY Islanders at Washington

NBCSN, Sportsnet, TVA Sports

Game 3

Sunday, April 19

Noon

Washington at NY Islanders

NBC, Sportsnet, TVA Sports

Game 4

Tuesday, April 21

7:30 p.m.

Washington at NY Islanders

USA, SN 360, TVA Sports

Game 5*

Thursday, April 23

TBD

NY Islanders at Washington

TBD

Game 6*

Saturday, April 25

TBD

Washington at NY Islanders

TBD

Game 7*

Monday, April 27

TBD

NY Islanders at Washington

TBD

*-If necessary


Watch Islanders-Capitals Live Online

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Most NHL playoff games will be streamed online for free on NBC Sports Live Extra. You’ll need a username and password to access the stream, which you should have through your local cable provider.

Here are some FAQs and a guide to technical requirements and other information from NBC that may come in handy.


Watch Islanders-Capitals on Mobile

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If you’re on the go, you can use the NBC Sports Live Extra App to watch most playoff games. Get it in either the App Store or the Google Play Store. Same as the live stream, you’ll need a username and password through your cable provider to watch the games.


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