Lightning vs. Red Wings Live Stream: How to Watch Game 5 Online

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Tampa Bay can wrap up the series with a victory tonight, but the Red Wing aren’t quite ready for the year to be over. (Getty)

Just one more game. Maybe.

Tampa Bay can clinch a berth to the next round of the NHL playoffs tonight with a victory over Detroit, but the Red Wings aren’t going to give up without a fight; metaphorical or literal.

After all, this is a series that has already given us a full-fledged brawl after Game 2. And after Game 3. And then Brian Boyle did the chicken dance. This series is not going to end without some serious on-ice drama.

Keep an eye out for Jonathan Drouin tonight. The winger assisted on all three of the Lightning’s goals in Game 4 and was, officially, an offensive force to be reckoned with in the win. If he can keep setting up his teammates, it’s going to be difficult for the Red Wings to keep their season alive.

Puck drop for the game is slated for 7 p.m. ET and is being nationally broadcast on NBCSN. Don’t worry if you wont’ be near a TV though. We’ve got ways to stream the game online and on mobile:


If You’re in the United States & Have a Cable or Satellite Subscription That Includes NBC Sports

On the Web:

If you have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can watch the game online for freevia NBC Sports Live Extra. You will need the username and password for a cable or satellite subscription to authenticate the stream. The site’s frequently asked questions page has a rundown of technical requirements and other information.

With an App:

If you have access to a cable or satellite log-in and you’re looking to stream the game on a tablet or connected TV, you can do so via the NBC Sports Live Extra App, which you can download in the App Store or the Google Play Store. As is the case with desktop, you will need a username and password for a cable subscription to authenticate the stream.


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