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Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 09/23/2010

Capitals and Penguins to be featured in HBO's "24/7"

As many of you may know by now, HBO's "24/7" will air a four-episode all-access series on the Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins leading up to this year's Winter Classic on New Year's Day. The show will debut on Dec. 15 at 10 p.m. (EST), while the ensuing episodes will air on Dec. 22, 29 and Jan. 5.

From the NHL's and HBO's media release:

The HBO Sports presentation debuts in prime time Wednesday, Dec. 15 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), with an immediate encore at 11:00 p.m., and follows the two clubs simultaneously, chronicling their highs and lows each week. The teams will meet in a Dec. 23 regular-season matchup on the Capitals' home ice, leading into episode three of 24/7 PENGUINS/CAPITALS, as the build-up intensifies for the Jan. 1 showdown at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.....
The Jan. 5 series finale debuts four days after the Classic, with cameras tracking all the drama and excitement surrounding the Capitals and Penguins on game day. All four episodes will have multiple replay dates on HBO, and the series will also be available on HBO On Demand.
The series will provide exclusive behind-the-scenes access, along with in-depth interviews of coaches, players and front-office personnel, as the Caps and Penguins battle through their December schedules, meeting twice in one week, including the first-ever NHL game at Heinz Field.

If anything ever sounded like a must-watch or must-DVR for Capitals fans, this is it.

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