Winter Classic 2011: Capitals at Penguins

Time for an adjustment

ON HOCKEY  |   Alex Ovechkin is being smothered like never before, particularly when he attempts to carry the puck into the offensive zone. Now, it's time for the two-time MVP to adjust. Saturday: Capitals halt Penguins

Katie Carrera answered readers' questions about the Winter Classic and rivalry. View the transcript »

Shots from the game and the buildup to the game. See the photos. »


Capitals fans relish their experience in the parking lots before the showdown. Watch »

Caps shift attention to division showdown with the Lightning. Story »

For some Washington fans in attendance, a burst of national attention means more than the result. Story »

HAMILTON | NHL needs to take care of its outdoor event. Story »

Watery ice, warm temps and rain slow two fast teams. Story »

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HBO '24/7' coverage

Click through a random quote generator from HBO's "24/7" series documenting the Capitals and Penguins.

Counting down the best sound bites from HBO's footage of the thrilling Capitals-Penguins game at Verizon Center.

The Capitals snap their losing skid, and we finally see some lightheartedness in the locker room.

The premiere of the four-episode "24/7," coincides with the Caps' worst losing streak in more than three years.

D.C. SPORTS BOG | An unofficial count records 70 varieties of F-word usage.

MIKE WISE | Episode 1 showed that the Capitals' eventual eight-game slide was hardly Bruce Boudreau's fault.


Official site: The NHL's Winter Classic hub, with fan guide and FAQ.

Pittsburgh coverage: Check out the view from the Penguins side in the Post-Gazette and Tribune-Review.

When: Jan. 1, 8 p.m.Where: Heinz Field TV: NBC
Rosters:: Washington | Pittsburgh