HBO Sports will present "Preview to 24/7 Flyers/Rangers: Road To The NHL Winter Classic,
" a 12-minute preview of the upcoming NHL reality series featuring the spirited rivalry between the Philadelphia Flyers
and the New York Rangers
, which is set to air exclusively on HBO.
Debuting Friday, Nov. 25 at 9:15 p.m. ET/PT, the special will serve as a primer to the acclaimed series for new viewers as well as an introduction of the players and coaches who will appear on the all-access series as they prepare for the NHL's iconic outdoor game.
The Flyers are coached by Peter Laviolette
, the Rangers by John Tortorella. The Atlantic Division rivals will meet in the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on Monday, Jan. 2 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia.
"Preview to 24/7 Flyers/Rangers: Road to the NHL Winter Classic
" will air a total of 12 times on the main service plus six times on HBO2 (see replay schedule below). The preview also will be available 24 hours a day at HBO ON DEMAND, starting Nov. 27 as well as on HBO GO.
HBO's Emmy-Award-winning "24/7" reality franchise premiered its first-ever pro hockey series last December and "24/7 Penguins/Capitals" was honored with the Sports Emmy for "Outstanding Edited Sports Special."
HBO replay schedule:
Nov. 25 (9:15 p.m.)
Nov. 26 (12:00 p.m.)
Nov. 29 (12:30 p.m. and 4:05 a.m.)
Dec. 2 (9:30 a.m. and 12:30 a.m.)
Dec. 4 (9:00 a.m.)
Dec. 6 (8:15 p.m.)
Dec. 9 (2:30 p.m.)
Dec. 12 (5:15 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.)
Dec. 14 (7:00 p.m.)
HBO2 replay schedule:
Nov. 25 (5:40 a.m.)
Dec. 8 (1:15 p.m. and 8:45 p.m.)
Dec. 11 (8:15 a.m.)
Dec. 15 (6:15 a.m. and 9:45 p.m.)
All times are ET/PT