Capitals-Penguins 24/7: Caps Players Adjusting To HBO Cameras

Mired amidst a seemingly never-ending losing streak, the Washington Capitals have had to adjust to the near constant presence of the HBO cameras monitoring their every move. A while some Capitals have adjusted to the presence of the camera being constantly upon them, other have had trouble adjusting to being constantly in the spotlight.

Katie Carrera of Capitals Insiders caught up with some of the players to get their opinion of having every moment of their hockey playing lives recorded:

Eric Fehr:

"Personally, I don't really like having cameras around all the time. You always have to be looking out for them where they are and what they're doing. We're slowly getting more used to it, and by the end we won't notice them and we'll be winning and everything will be great."

Tom Poti:

"It's definitely hard to forget that they're there, and it's a little bit of an annoyance right now."

Mike Knuble:

"When they were in the first couple meetings, Bruce is talking strategy and what we're trying to do and what they're going to do -- you just felt exposed. You felt kind of naked. You're in there, and you go: 'Oh my god, they're seeing all that.' Now I think we're all kind of used to it."

It might things a bit easier on the Caps if they started winning games. The concerns over the cameras might magically disappear. No one likes their ugly side portrayed on film. However, winning is balm that salves all wounds.

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