Don’t have cable? This article will explain how you can stream the next Kraken game and every Seattle Kraken game this season, no matter where you live.
Where to Watch The Next Kraken Game
Below are the upcoming Kraken games and how you can stream them live based on where you live.
Seattle Kraken vs. Florida Panthers
Game Time: The Kraken take on the Panthers on Sat, December 3, 2022, at 10:00 PM EST. There are three possible ways to stream the game depending on your TV market
If you live in the Kraken TV market: The game is on Root Sports Northwest, which you can stream through the following:
- DIRECTV STREAM Choice Plan - Try a (5-day Free Trial).
- fuboTV - provides 1-week free trial when signing up, and you can cancel at any time.
If you live in the Panthers TV market: The game is on Bally Sports Florida, 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 Seattle Kraken TV Schedule
|Date and Time (ET)||Opponent||Local Channel||National Channel|
|Saturday, Dec. 3 @ 10:00 PM||vs. Florida Panthers||Root Sports Northwest||ESPN+|
|Tuesday, Dec. 6 @ 10:00 PM||vs. Montreal Canadiens||Root Sports Northwest||ESPN+|
|Friday, Dec. 9 @ 7:00 PM||at Washington Capitals||Root Sports Northwest||ESPN+|
|Sunday, Dec. 11 @ 6:00 PM||at Florida Panthers||Root Sports Northwest||ESPN+|
|Tuesday, Dec. 13 @ 7:00 PM||at Tampa Bay Lightning||Root Sports Northwest||ESPN+|
|Thursday, Dec. 15 @ 7:00 PM||at Carolina Hurricanes||Root Sports Northwest||ESPN+|
|Sunday, Dec. 18 @ 8:00 PM||vs. Winnipeg Jets||Root Sports Northwest||ESPN+|
|Tuesday, Dec. 20 @ 10:00 PM||vs. St. Louis Blues||Root Sports Northwest||ESPN+|
|Thursday, Dec. 22 @ 10:00 PM||at Vancouver Canucks||Root Sports Northwest||ESPN+|
|Wednesday, Dec. 28 @ 10:00 PM||vs. Calgary Flames||Root Sports Northwest||ESPN+|
Read on for more details on these services, possible alternatives, and how you can not only watch the next game but every Kraken game this season!
Watch Every Kraken Game This Season
- Seattle Kraken TV Market: throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska
- Best Solution when inside their TV Market: Watch on Root Sports Northwest through the DIRECTV STREAM “Choice” plan (5-day free trial)).
- Best Solution when living Outside the Kraken TV Market: Watch nearly all Kraken games on ESPN+ (sign up online). The Kraken only have a few games scheduled to air on TNT, ESPN, and NHL Network, which won’t be on ESPN+. Read on to learn how to watch those nationally televised games.
What Channel Are The Kraken On
Where you can watch the Seattle Kraken depends on whether or not you live inside the Seattle Kraken TV market, which consists of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska. If you live inside that market, you can watch Kraken games on Root Sports Northwest. 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 Kraken Games In Market
If you live in the Kraken TV market, you can watch the Kraken on Root Sports Northwest, the Kraken regional sports network. If you live in the Kraken 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 Root Sports Northwest 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.
fuboTV is a live streaming service that carries Root Sports Northwest for those living in their broadcast region. They offer a fuboTV subscription, which you can cancel within the trial period and not be charged. It’s also cheaper than DIRECTV STREAM at $69.99. However, fuboTV subscribers in this area will be subject to a mandatory $6 per month regional sports fee. You can cancel at any time. However, the service doesn’t carry TNT so you won’t have access to some nationally televised games. The service does carry ESPN, and NHL Network can be added through an upgrade. Service is month-to-month with no long-term contract. The service supports iOS, Android, Fire TV, Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, and more. The price includes a cloud DVR and the ability to stream on 3 devices at once. (see our review of FuboTV)
Watching Kraken Games Outside of their TV Market
To watch Kraken games if you live outside the Seattle market, you will need ESPN+. ESPN+ will show every Kraken 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 Seattle Kraken.
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 Kraken games are exclusive to ESPN or TNT, see our guide on How To Watch The NHL. TNT and ESPN are available on the following TV streaming service:
- Sling Orange – see Sling TV review or sign up
- Hulu Live TV – see Hulu Live TV review or sign up
- YouTube TV – see YouTube TV review or sign up
- DIRECTV STREAM – see DIRECTV STREAM review or sign up
You can also check the following for more information on watching these channels.
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