Golden Knights vs Kraken live stream: How to watch NHL Winter Classic 2024 online and on TV, start time, odds

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When Seattle's T-Mobile Park was announced as the venue for the 2024 NHL Winter Classic, it felt as if there was no limit to what the league's youngest expansion team could achieve. How things have changed. Dave Hakstol's men are suffering, and as if that wasn't ominous enough, Vegas are one of the form teams in the league — you can watch Golden Knights vs Kraken from anywhere with a VPN.

Golden Knights vs Kraken live stream, Date, Time, Channels

The Golden Knights vs Kraken live stream takes place on Monday, Jan. 1.
Time — 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. GMT / 7 a.m. AEDT (Jan. 2)
• U.S. — TNT (via Sling TV/Max)
• U.K.Viaplay
• CASportsnet Plus
• AUSKayo Sports
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk-free

The identity of the Kraken's opponents may just sting a little too. It won't be lost on anybody of a Seattle persuasion that the Golden Knights are the second-youngest NHL team, and they arrive at the home of the Mariners as the reigning Stanley Cup champions.

While anybody can see that the Kraken overachieved last season, such things don't tend to matter a great deal to general managers, and Hakstol is skating on ever-thinning ice. What lifted them to such heights a year ago was their strength in depth, but that's deserted them this term – not just in terms of contributions but personnel too – and they've picked up a nasty habit of losing after regulation.

How they could do with a Jack Eichel, who's inspired Vegas to pick up where they left off. Even when they've not been at their best collectively he keeps proving the difference-maker, and come tonight they could well be back at the summit of the Western Pacific.

At the time of publication, Vegas are -1.5 point favorites according to DraftKings

You’ll need to watch a Golden Knights vs Kraken live stream to see how the NHL Winter Classic 2024 plays out, and we’ve got all the details you need down below.

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How to watch Golden Knights vs Kraken live stream from anywhere

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If you're away from home and can't watch NHL Winter Classic 2024 like you normally would, there's still a way you can see the game. Using the best VPN makes it appear as if you're surfing the web from your home town, so you can access the same streaming services you already pay for.

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Golden Knights vs Kraken live streams by country

How to watch Golden Knights vs Kraken live streams in the U.S.

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In the U.S., Golden Knights vs Kraken will be broadcast on TNT, which is available with most cable TV packages.

Alternatively, TNT is among the channel line-ups of a good few of our picks for the best streaming services. That includes Sling TVYouTube TV and Hulu with Live TV.

Sling TV is the best-value cable replacement of the lot, and TNT is included in both the $40/month Orange plan and the $45/month Blue plan.

You can also live stream Turner Sports' NHL coverage via Max, which starts at $10 per month.

Sling TV

Sling TV offers access to TNT via the $40/month Orange plan and the $45/month Blue plan. Whichever you choose, new subscribers can usually get a 50% discount on their first month!


Max includes all of HBO's prestige series, like Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Sopranos and The Wire. Plus, the service has its own originals. Plans start at £10/month, though you'll need to pay $16/month to go ad-free, and $20/month to stream in 4K.

How to watch Golden Knights vs Kraken live streams in the U.K.

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In the U.K., the 2024 NHL Winter Classic is being shown on Viaplay

You'll have to subscribe to the Total package for coverage, with the plan costing £14.99 per month or £119.88 per year.

If you're not in the U.K., you can still follow the Golden Knights vs Kraken live stream by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN.

How to watch Golden Knights vs Kraken live streams in Canada

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Canadians can watch the NHL Winter Classic on Sportsnet and the broadcaster's Sportsnet Plus streaming service. 

A Sportsnet subscription starts at CA$19.99 per month and provides access to a whole host of other sports from across the world. There's also a $179.99 annual subscription that averages out at CA$14.99 per month.

If you live in Canada and already subscribe to Sportsnet but aren't at home right now, you can still watch a Golden Knights vs Kraken live stream by using a quality VPN like ExpressVPN.

How to watch Kraken vs Golden Knights live streams in Australia

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Aussies can watch Kraken vs Golden Knights on ESPN channels. If you don't have those through Foxtel, you can try Kayo Sports.

The streaming service offers access to over 50 sports live and on-demand, including the NFL and NBA. Prices start at $25.

Aussies who aren't in the country right now can sign up for a VPN such as ExpressVPN to watch the action as if they were back home.

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Aatif Sulleyman

Aatif is a freelance journalist and copywriter based in the UK. He’s written about technology, sport and politics for a wide range of publications including TechRadar, What Hi-Fi?, The Independent, Trusted Reviews, and Newsweek. These days, he focuses mainly on streaming at Future, an arrangement that combines two of his greatest passions: live TV and penny-pinching. When he's not attending a top-flight English soccer match, you can find him perfecting his table tennis skills.