Thursday, December 22, 2011

HBO 24/7 Rangers-Flyers Episode 2 Roundup

Here's a roundup about the second episode of HBO's 24/7 show from last night.

John McEnroe and Henrik Lundqvist rehearse for a benefit concert in February
Puck Daddy:
HBO 24/7 Flyers Rangers Ep. 2 review: Typical Montreal --
The theme for Episode 2 of "HBO 24/7 Flyers Rangers: Road To NHL Winter Classic": relationships.

Like the one between a father and a son; between a coach and his players; between teammates on the road; between referees and the coaches and players; between professionals and their fans.

Oh, and between a goalie and a tennis superstar; and another goalie and his Siberian Husky, whom he considers to be like a hot blonde woman...
The full second episode in case you missed it.


Pat Leonard / NY Daily News / Blueshirts Blog:
HBO 24/7 Episode 2 provides inside look at Flyers coach Peter Laviolette & Rangers coach John Tortorella, turns focus to hockey --
Flyers coach Peter Laviolette inadvertently upstaged HBO Wednesday night.

Hours before the network aired its second episode of “24/7 Flyers/Rangers: Road to the Winter Classic,” Laviolette got into a brief shoving match with Stars forward Steve Ott, who was yapping at the Flyers coach in the tunnel between periods in Dallas.

It was Laviolette live and raw, just as we saw later on HBO, when he blew up at an official over a missed call on a trip of Jaromir Jagr, yelling: “What a disgrace! Typical Montreal.” ...

Paul Cuthbert / Hockey this Week:
From The Outside – E2 | HBO 24/7 Flyers/Rangers --
HBO comes back again with great ice level footage of the Rangers and Coyotes beating the heck out of each other in a game that was very chippy. They take us back inside the Rangers locker room which turns into a medical ward for Fedotenko and Eminger. Rangers win on a last second goal by Richards in front of a pretty good crowd in Glendale. Rangers players celebrate not only the win but a happy coach Tortorella after the game...

Andrew Gross / Ranger Rants:
Thoughts on 24/7’s second episode --
Late-night viewing off the second episode of “24/7” after the monthly poker game and I have to be totally honest here, I was a little underwhelmed by the episode as a whole. Sure, there were good, behind-the-scenes moments...

Kevin Power / Blueshirt Banter:
HBO 24/7 Flyers Rangers Episode 2 Recap --
Episode two of HBO's hit 24/7 aired tonight and it delivered on and topped last weeks episode with two new stars shining through and very interesting side of John Tortorella that one would not expect...
Coach John Tortorella and Liam Trainer

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