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Capitals, Penguins to be featured in reality show

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NEW YORK (AP) - The rival Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins will be featured in a reality show as part of their showdown in the Winter Classic.

HBO will air four hour-long episodes in its "24/7" franchise before and after the Jan. 1 game at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.

The NHL and the network announced Thursday that the series will premiere Dec. 15 and air on each of the next three Wednesdays.

The Penguins' Sidney Crosby and Washington's Alex Ovechkin will face each other in the fourth installment of the Winter Classic at the outdoor home of the Steelers.

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