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How to Watch the Ottawa Senators Live Without Cable in 2022-23

Written by John O'Connor

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The Ottawa Senators are an NHL team that plays in the Eastern Conference, Atlantic Division. If you can’t make it to the Canadian Tire Center to watch the Senators in person, you can live stream Senators games on a host of different devices, including Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung Smart TV, iPhone, and more.

In the Ottawa area, 52 Senators games are broadcast regionally on TSN, and 40 French language games are carried by RDS. Across Canada, 27 national Senators games will air on Sportsnet NOW.

Ottawa Senators fans in the US can watch most regular season games on ESPN+, and NHL Network. When the Senators are on national TV in the US, or in the playoffs, the games will air on ABC, ESPN, TNT, or TBS.


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Table of Contents
  1. How to watch tonight’s Senators game
  2. The most important channels for Senators fans
  3. How to watch the Senators on ESPN+
  4. Watching the Senators FAQ
  5. More NHL Teams

How to watch tonight’s Senators game

Looking for a specific Senators game? We list the Senators TV schedule, as well as the live TV streaming services that carry each game, in the easy to use table below.

The most important channels for Senators fans

In Canada, the most important channels for watching the Senators are TSN for regional games as well as RDS for French language broadcasts. In addition, 27 Senators games will air nationally across Canada on Sportsnet Now. This Ottawa Sun article on the Senators TV deal is helpful to get a clearer picture of the Senators regional TV rights.

In the US, most Senators games can be watched on ESPN+, and national games appear on ABC, ESPN,TNT, or TBS.

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How to watch the Senators on ESPN+

With over 1,000 NHL games each season, as well as a handful of exclusive games, ESPN+ is the out-of-market platform for NHL fans. Except for Senators contests that air on NHL Network, Senators fans in the United States can watch most games on ESPN+.

Note that NHL Network games are blacked out on ESPN+.

Senators fans in the US should also be aware that some exclusive nationally televised NHL games air on ABC, ESPN, TNT, and TBS, and not on ESPN+.

To get access to these marquee NHL matchups, including the playoffs and Stanley Cup Finals, sign up for a live TV streaming service that carries these core channels, such as DIRECTV STREAM, YouTube TV, or Hulu + Live TV.

Watching the Senators FAQ

Why are the Senators blacked out on ESPN+

In the US, you can watch most Senators regular season games on ESPN+. However, when the Senators are on NHL Network, ESPN+ will be blacked out. Similarly, when ESPN or TNT has an exclusive national game, the ESPN+ coverage will be blacked out.

Can I watch the Senators on Hulu + Live TV?

Hulu + Live TV, with its ESPN+ bundle, offers close to complete coverage of Senators games in the US. The only gap in coverage for Senators fans in the US with Hulu is NHL Network. Hulu doesn’t carry a sports add-on that allows for the addition of NHL Network.

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