Top NHL Hockey Apps for Android

The NHL app, and other free hockey apps for Android let you get your hockey on

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Whether it's the regular season or the playoffs or if you just can't get enough of the NHL, a quick visit to Google Play will provide you several apps to both keep you informed and entertained.

Whatever your team, your Android device will keep you connected, inspired, and in the action. 

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NHL Gamecenter

Every major sport has at least one premier app that gives fans news, updates, and highlights. For the NHL, that app is the NHL app. Focused exclusively to the NHL, this app provides hockey news, scores, updates and all the stats and team information you could ask for.

There were previous versions of this app that, depending on your budget and hunger for live broadcasts, would fill the need. But the current, free version has been updated to help hockey fans connect with their favorite teams and the hockey action they crave.  More »

If you just need a steady stream of NHL news, then the free NHL News Feed app may be all you need. Really nothing more than a news feeder, this app is a convenient way to keep up to date with all things hockey.

NHL News Feed also provides scoring updates though I found the updates are often slow and inconsistent. Still, considering that this news streamer is a free app (ad-supported) it is certainly worth the memory space on your Android device. More »

Very few apps provide hockey news as well as The Hockey News app. This free app (ad-supported) is a reliable and steady stream of hockey news. Being a big hockey fan, I use more than a few hockey related apps. I've found that The Hockey News often gets news and updates more quickly than some of my other hockey apps.

The scoring updates are a bit slower than what the Game Center app provides but are accurate and timely enough.

All in all, this is one of the most frequently used Android apps for hockey. More »

Though there are many air hockey games available for Android devices, there are only a few simulated hockey games that are worth a mention. Hockey Nations 2018 is one of them. Using touch-screen controls, Hockey Nation puts you in the action on one of 14 international hockey teams. 

The play is a bit choppy and the controls take a bit to master, but overall, the gameplay is fun, enjoyable and gives you a hockey fix when needed.

The app is free and plays and looks much better on bigger screened devices. If you have any of the Android phones with a 4 inch or bigger display, Hockey Nations is a solid game.  More »

If the nearest NHL team is too far away for you to visit, the Hockey Sounds app lets you hear the beautiful and sweet sound of hockey any time you want. 

You can set the sound as your default ringer, for a particular contact, or use it as an alarm for calendar items or to wake up in the morning.

The app is small in size but the sounds are clean and well recorded. And if your team is having trouble finding the net, launching this app may just provide them the inspiration they need. More »

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