Capitals Insider: HBO 24/7

Posted at 07:58 PM ET, 01/05/2011

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  |  07:58 PM ET, 01/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 01/05/2011

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  |  11:14 AM ET, 01/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 01/04/2011

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  |  10:12 AM ET, 01/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:42 AM ET, 12/30/2010

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  |  12:42 AM ET, 12/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 12/16/2010

Capitals acclimating to HBO presence

Even though Capitals have gone through more than 10 days with the constant presence of HBO cameras and boom microphones documenting their every move and comment, the reviews are mixed as to how accustomed they are to having them there. For some players, the cameras have faded into the background...

By Katie Carrera  |  03:29 PM ET, 12/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 12/16/2010

Here's what the Internet is saying about HBO's '24/7' Caps and Penguins series

Based on the text of reviews and recaps of HBO's "24/7" special on the Caps and Penguins, here's a very unscientific look at what people are talking about: Created using Wordle "Bleeping" and "Boudreau" win out. Stay tuned for reactions from the players and coaches, coming soon. For some of...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  12:35 PM ET, 12/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 12/09/2010

Video: Coaches Bruce Boudreau and Dan Bylsma on the HBO series

To help whet everyone's appetite for "24/7 Penguins/Capitals: Road to the Winter Classic", HBO has been rolling out some sneak peeks. The latest, featuring Penguins Coach Dan Bylsma and Capitals Coach Bruce Boudreau, is below. <p>Your Browser DoesNot Support IFrames.</p> HBO's "24/7" premieres Dec. 15 at 10 p.m....

By Katie Carrera  |  02:13 PM ET, 12/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)