Don’t have cable? This article will explain how you can stream the next Red Wings game and every Detroit Red Wings game this season, no matter where you live.
Where to Watch Today's Red Wings Game
Below are the upcoming Red Wings games and how you can stream them live based on where you live.
Detroit Red Wings vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
Game Time: The Red Wings take on the Blue Jackets on Sun, December 4, 2022, at 6:00 PM EST. There are three possible ways to stream the game depending on your TV market
If you live in the Red Wings TV market: The game is on Bally Sports Detroit, which you can stream through the following:
- DIRECTV STREAM Choice Plan - Try a (5-day Free Trial).
If you live in the Blue Jackets TV market: The game is on Bally Sports Ohio, which you can stream through the following:
- DIRECTV STREAM Choice Plan - Try a (5-day Free Trial).
Watch from all other US TV markets: If you live outside both teams regions, you can stream the game live on ESPN+. ESPN+ streams every game this season as long as the game isn't airing on a national or regional sports network in your market. You can (sign up online) and watch nearly every out-of-market game.
Upcoming Detroit Red Wings TV Schedule
|Date and Time (ET)||Opponent||Local Channel||National Channel|
|Sunday, Dec. 4 @ 6:00 PM||at Columbus Blue Jackets||Bally Sports Detroit||ESPN+|
|Tuesday, Dec. 6 @ 7:00 PM||at Tampa Bay Lightning||Bally Sports Detroit||ESPN+|
|Thursday, Dec. 8 @ 7:30 PM||at Florida Panthers||Bally Sports Detroit||ESPN+/Hulu|
|Saturday, Dec. 10 @ 2:00 PM||at Dallas Stars||Bally Sports Detroit||NHL Network|
|Tuesday, Dec. 13 @ 7:30 PM||vs. Carolina Hurricanes||Bally Sports Detroit||ESPN+|
|Wednesday, Dec. 14 @ 7:30 PM||at Minnesota Wild||Bally Sports Detroit||TNT|
|Saturday, Dec. 17 @ 1:00 PM||vs. Ottawa Senators||Bally Sports Detroit||ESPN+|
|Monday, Dec. 19 @ 7:00 PM||at Washington Capitals||Bally Sports Detroit||ESPN+|
|Wednesday, Dec. 21 @ 7:00 PM||vs. Tampa Bay Lightning||Bally Sports Detroit||ESPN+|
|Friday, Dec. 23 @ 7:00 PM||at Ottawa Senators||Bally Sports Detroit||ESPN+|
Read on for more details on these services, possible alternatives, and how you can not only watch the next game but every Red Wings game this season!
Watch Every Red Wings Game This Season
- Detroit Red Wings TV Market: throughout Michigan, as well as in northeastern Indiana, northwest Ohio and some portions of northeastern Wisconsin
- Best Solution when inside their TV Market: Watch on Bally Sports Detroit through the DIRECTV STREAM “Choice” plan (5-day free trial).
- Best Solution when living Outside the Red Wings TV Market: Watch nearly all Red Wings games on ESPN+ (sign up online). The Red Wings have a few nationally televised games on TNT which won’t be on ESPN+. Read on to learn how to watch those nationally televised games.
What Channel Are The Red Wings On
Where you can watch the Detroit Red Wings depends on whether or not you live inside the Detroit Red Wings TV market (throughout Michigan, as well as in northeastern Indiana, northwest Ohio and some portions of northeastern Wisconsin). If you live inside that market, you can watch Red Wings games on Bally Sports Detroit. However, if you live outside that market, you will need ESPN, ESPN+, and TNT. Let’s take a look at your options based on where you live.
Watching Red Wings Games In Market
If you live in the Red Wings TV market, you can watch the Red Wings on Bally Sports Detroit, the Red Wings regional sports network. If you live in the Red Wings broadcast areas, you can watch their regional sports network without cable on the following streaming services.
DIRECTV STREAM is a live streaming service that carries Bally Sports Detroit for those living in their broadcast region. However, you must subscribe to their “Choice” package for $89.99 per month. You can sign up online. They don’t force you into a contract, and you can cancel at any time. DIRECTV STREAM also carries ESPN and TNT. NHL Network is available with an upgrade. These are all the networks that air nationally televised NHL games.
The service also includes a cloud DVR service and allows you to stream to 20 devices simultaneously. DIRECTV STREAM is supported on Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, iOS, Android, Roku, and more. See our review of DIRECTV STREAM for more details on this streaming service.
Bally Sports just launched a direct-to-customer streaming service called Bally Sports Plus. Bally Sports+ carries Detroit Red Wings games airing on Bally Sports. Bally Sports+ is currently available on iOS and Android mobile smart devices, along with tvOS (Apple TV), Android TV, and Amazon Fire TV streaming devices and smart TVs. See our article, Is Bally Sports Worth the Price for more details.
You can subscribe to Bally Sports+ at BallySportsPlus.com for $189.99 annually or $19.99 each month and live stream games airing on Bally Sports Detroit or Bally Sports Detroit Extra through the Bally Sports app. To subscribe, you must live in the Bally Sports Detroit TV market. You are most likely outside the intended TV market if you do not see Bally Sports+ available on BallySportsPlus.com or within the Bally Sports app. You won’t have access to all the channels you get with DIRECTV STREAM, but it’s a cheaper way to watch Bally Sports Detroit.
Watching Red Wings Games Outside of their TV Market
To watch Red Wings games if you live outside the Detroit market, you will need ESPN+. ESPN+ will show every Red Wings game that isn’t exclusively airing nationally on ESPN or TNT.
ESPN+ is how you watch most out-of-market NHL games in the 2022-2023 season. Not only will ESPN+ show a ton of nationally televised games, but the service will also provide a live stream to over 1000+ NHL games outside your local market, including the Detroit Red Wings.
You watch ESPN+ through the ESPN App. To add ESPN+ to your ESPN app, follow these instructions:
- Subscribe to ESPN+
- Download and Open the ESPN app on your mobile or TV device. supports Roku Players and TVs, Amazon Fire TV devices, Chromecast, Apple TV, Android, iPhone, Samsung TVs, Xbox, PlayStation and more.
- Click the Settings Gear in the upper right corner
- Select “Account Information” then “Log Into ESPN Account.” You should receive an activation code.
- Visit https://espn.com/activate on your phone or laptop and type in the code
- Log in with your ESPN+ credentials
- You should then get confirmation that your ESPN+ account is linked and now see and “ESPN+” tab in the ESPN app.
An ESPN+ subscription costs only $9.99 per month. There is no contract so you can cancel any time you like. However, you can select a yearly subscription for a discounted rate of $69.99 annually. In addition to ESPN, Disney also owns Hulu and the Disney+ streaming service. You can get Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ for just $13.99 by signing up here! For more information on ESPN+, see our ESPN+ review.
To see if any nationally televised Red Wings games are exclusive to ESPN, NHL Network, or TNT, see our NHL National TV Schedule. TNT, NHL Network, and ESPN are available on the following TV streaming service:
You can also check the following for more information on watching these channels.
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