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All good things must come to an end and unfortunately, that statement applies to every season of HBO’s “24/7: Road to the Winter Classic.” Just like last year, the series ends with a great hockey game and leaves you actually looking forward to the end of the season – so you can tune in to the next Winter Classic.
The final episode begins with some foreshadowing. Read the rest of this entry »
The last two weeks of “24/7″ have been lots of fun to watch. A cast of interesting characters and great on-ice action makes you eager to tune in the following week.
This week’s episode provided as much, while offering a close look at the replay booth in Toronto – something many hockey fans have always wondered about.
It’s that time of year again. That time when HBO gives me and hockey fans everywhere an early Christmas present: its “24/7 Road to the Winter Classic” series, a present that I’ve been waiting for since last January.
Last year, the Winter Classic featured Sidney Crosby and the Penguins facing off against Alexander Ovechkin and the Capitals. With the two most famous hockey players prominently featured, HBO had a huge hit on its hands.
When HBO decided to add a second season, this time featuring the Flyers and Rangers, some fans including myself were wondering if it would be able to hold up to last season due to a lack of big-name stars.
As it turns out, the series still is lighting the lamp. Read the rest of this entry »