TuneIn to stream live NHL pro hockey games for free starting January 1

The TuneIn streaming radio service has scored another deal with a big sports organization, the National Hockey League. Starting on January 1, the free version of TuneIn will provide broadcasts of 1,230 regular NHL season game broadcasts. It will also stream all of the league's playoff games, including the Stanley Cup Finals.

According to the company:

TuneIn will kick off its NHL events coverage on January 1st with the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic live from Gillette Stadium in Foxborough with the Original Six rivalry between the Montreal Canadiens and the Boston Bruins. NHL fans can also listen to special coverage of the 2016 All-Star Game in Nashville and the Coors Light Stadium Series.

Here's some of the other NHL content that will be available via TuneIn:

  • On-Demand Content – Users will be able to listen to replays of every single in-season NHL game on-demand if they can't catch the live broadcasts.
  • 24/7 Hockey Channel – TuneIn will have a live 24/7 channel where users can listen to live and recorded hockey audio.
  • 24/7 Team Channels – All 30 NHL teams will have a team specific radio station that will give fans access to daily recaps, analysis, press conferences, replays of historic games and other action-packed team content.
  • NHL.com – Starting January 2016, TuneIn's player will also be embedded on NHL.com making it easier for fans to listen to their favorite NHL content straight from the NHL's homepage.
John Callaham