Live Hockey Streaming?
September 11, 2004 4:22 PM   Subscribe

Okay, I'm desperate: I want to listen to the World Cup of Hockey, but my shortwave radio can't pick up the CBC too well, I don't have a television, and I don't feel like spending a bunch of cash in a bar (which I invariably do when I watch hockey in a bar).

Any tips on where to find streaming coverage?
posted by cmonkey to Computers & Internet (4 answers total)
CBC radio?

Enjoy. That should work... it might be blocked outside Canada though.

You can also catch some Canadian radio free to air on the Nimiq 1 satellite, if you have a DVB card for your computer. :-) Nimiq 1 is available to all of North America.
posted by shepd at 4:27 PM on September 11, 2004

ESPN Broadband was free last weekend, and I watched at least three games, and it was fucking great. Not sure if they have the rest of the games, but go to and you may be able to pay for it.
posted by adampsyche at 4:29 PM on September 11, 2004

ps you've already missed the first period, which was pretty damn good
posted by mookieproof at 4:30 PM on September 11, 2004

ESPN Broadband tells me that my ISP isn't partnered with them, and the CBC has a blackout going on their Radio 1 Internet streams.

And thanks for rubbing it in, mookieproof
posted by cmonkey at 4:41 PM on September 11, 2004

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