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NHL Centre Ice will be available in specific areas and on specific hardware. Watch high flying NHL action with your favourite players from Connor McDavid to Auston Matthews as they take to the ice this season. You can find additional information about NHL Centre Ice here.


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Required Hardware

In order to enjoy NHL Centre Ice in your area, you will need one of the following digital boxes.


Shaw Cable

NHL Centre Ice is available on any DCX-series digital box, our Digital Gateway the Pace Aspen and Summit Boxes as well as BlueCurve TV.  If you are uncertain as to whether you have one of these digital boxes you can refer to the table below for further information.


Advanced HDPVR






Gateway HDPVRGateway HDPVR

Arris Gateway

Arris Gateway

Pace Aspen

Pace Aspen

PAce Summit

Pace Summit

NHL Centre Ice is also available with BlueCurve TV

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Regional Availability

NHL Centre Ice is available in the following locations:


100 Mile HouseLloydminster (Vermillion)
Bowen IslandMedicine Hat (Brooks-CFB)
Calgary (Canmore-Banff)Moose Jaw/Swift Current
Campbell RiverNanaimo (Parksville, Duncan)
Chilliwack (Hope)North Vancouver
Courtenay - ComoxPincher Creek
Cranbrook (Kimberley)Port Alberni
CrestonPrince George
DrumhellerProtection Island
Echo BayRed Deer (IBO, Ponoka-Lacombe)
EdmontonSalmon Arm (Sorrento)
EdsonSaskatoon (Prince Albert)
FairmontSault Ste. Marie
FernieThunder Bay
Fort McMurrayVancouver (Whistler, Squamish)
Fort St. John-Dawson CreekVictoria
Grand ForksWest Kootenays
KamloopsWilliams Lake
Kelowna (Penticton, Vernon)Winnipeg
LethbridgePowell River

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NHL Blackouts

NHL Centre Ice games are subject to regional blackouts. Blackouts are the result of broadcasting restrictions imposed by broadcasters, professional sports teams, and leagues in order to help foster fan support that generates revenue for local teams.

For further information about blackouts, including regional blackout schedules, please see: NHL Blackouts

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