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Capitals Insider Archive: HBO 24/7

George McPhee's impression of the Winter Classic and completed '24/7' series

Now that the Winter Classic is over and HBO's "24/7" series has aired in its entirety, Capitals General Manager George McPhee shared his perspective at KCI on Thursday on both the event and documentary-style show chronicling it. As he has said since news broke that Washington and Pittsburgh would allow...

By Katie Carrera  | January 6, 2011; 2:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (38)
Categories:  George McPhee, HBO 24/7, Winter Classic  
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Video: HBO Sports president on '24/7' series

Ross Greenburg, the president of HBO Sports, was a guest on Washington Post Live tonight to discuss the "24/7" series, which is centered on the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins leading up to the NHL Winter Classic. The ins and outs of hockey "really didn't have a place -- yet...

By Washington Post Sports Editors  | January 5, 2011; 7:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
Categories:  HBO 24/7, Winter Classic  
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Ted Leonsis: HBO's '24/7' on Capitals, Penguins is 'landmark television'

If somehow you managed to miss the news that the final episode of HBO's "24/7" series, about the Capitals and Penguins leading up to the Winter Classic, will air tonight, consider this a friendly reminder. The fourth installment will premiere at 10 p.m. on HBO and be replayed immediately at...

By Katie Carrera  | January 5, 2011; 11:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
Categories:  HBO 24/7, Ted Leonsis  
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HBO shoots -- and scores -- with '24/7' series

The final installment of HBO's examination of the rivalry between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins airs at 10 p.m. Wednesday. The series didn't give away much about the game we didn't already know, writes columnist Tracee Hamilton, but it did produce compelling television that was a win for everyone...

By Lindsay Applebaum  | January 4, 2011; 10:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  HBO 24/7  
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Capitals Coach Bruce Boudreau on John Carlson for Calder Trophy, HBO and the Winter Classic

John Carlson and Karl Alzner have been successful shutting down some of the Capitals' toughest opponents, most recently Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 3-1 Winter Classic victory. In an interview on NHL Live Monday, Coach Bruce Boudreau raved about the young defensive pair. "We had them playing...

By Lindsay Applebaum  | January 4, 2011; 7:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Bruce Boudreau, HBO 24/7, John Carlson, Karl Alzner, Winter Classic  
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Top quotes from HBO '24/7' episode three: Capitals vs. Penguins

The third installment of HBO's "24/7" documentary on the Capitals and Penguins offered some laugh-out-loud moments, like Pittsburgh's Matt Cooke and Paul Martin talking about "Just for Men-ing" Martin's blonde mustache, and Washington Coach Bruce Boudreau trying to buy his wife a Christmas present but being distracted by "Haagen-Dazs. Woo!...

By Lindsay Applebaum  | December 30, 2010; 12:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  HBO 24/7, Winter Classic  
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Heard on HBO's "24/7": Capitals, Penguins talk hockey, Washington Post Sports Editors , December 29, 2010
Episode 2 of 24/7: There's a lobster in your jacket, Katie Carrera , December 23, 2010
Capitals acclimating to HBO presence, Katie Carrera , December 16, 2010
HBO's '24/7' catches Caps at a low point, Katie Carrera , December 15, 2010
 
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