- NHL Centre Ice includes the entire regular NHL season, airing from October 3 to April 6.
- Includes 15 Shaw Direct NHL Centre Ice MPEG-4 HD channels.
NHL Centre Ice returns for the 2018/2019 season
What you get
How to subscribe
Early Bird Pricing
Subscribe between September 1 and October 31 to take advantage of these Early Bird Prices:
- One-time payment: $209
- Monthly charge: $53 x four payments
If you miss the early bird pricing, you can subscribe between November 1, 2018, and January 2, 2019, to NHL Centre Ice:
- One-time payment: $219
- Monthly charge: $55 x four payments
The half-season pricing begins January 3rd and April 6th is available at a discounted rate:
- One-time payment: $139
- Monthly charge: $35 x four payments
Please contact Shaw Direct to order your subscription for the 2018-2019 season.
NHL Centre Ice is available on the Shaw Direct 600 series: Advanced HDPVR (630), Advanced HD Receiver (605), and the Essential HD Receiver (600), and the 800 series: Advanced HDPVR (830) and the Essential HD Receiver (800). If you are uncertain as to whether you have one of these digital boxes you can see below for reference images or you can contact us.
Advanced HD Receiver 605
Essential HD Receiver 600
Advanced HDPVR 630
NHL Centre Ice is available in the following locations:
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 here.
Frequently asked questions
What is MPEG-4?
MPEG-4 allows content to be delivered with a higher quality and less bandwidth is used. All Shaw Direct satellite receivers available since 2011 are MPEG-4 compatible. This includes the following models:
- Essential HD Receiver (HDDSR 600, HDDSR 800)
- Advanced HD Receiver (HDDSR 605)
- Advanced HDPVR (HDPVR 630, HDPVR 830)
Why is NHL CI only available in MPEG-4?
MPEG-4 allows us to offer more games in total and offer all games in HD.
NHL Centre Ice will only be available on certain receivers which support MPEG-4.
If I subscribed to NHL Centre Ice last season, do I have to re-subscribe?
Yes. Please contact Shaw Direct to order your subscription for the 2018-2019 season.