Chrome Domes: Golden Knights Debut Gold Helmets

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Surprise development last night in Las Vegas, as the Golden Knights came out in metallic gold helmets — a move that, to my knowledge, was not announced in advance.

There’s some precedent for metallic NHL helmets. A year ago (almost to the day!), the Kings […]

New Website Aims to Be the Last Word on Helmet History

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By now, most of you folks are probably familiar with the major uniform history online databases — Dressed to the Nines for MLB, NHLuniforms.com for the NHL, the Gridiron Uniform Database for pro football, and so on.

Another football resource is The Helmet Project, which documents […]

A Deep Dive on NFL Rear-Helmet Numbers

If you look at the photos above, you can see that the Browns’ 2020 uniform makeover included an unheralded change that I don’t think we’ve discussed before: Prior to the redesign, they put all of their rear helmet uni numbers, whether single-digit or double-digit, to the left of the stripe; after the redesign, they […]

And So It Begins: NHL Takes First Steps Toward Idiocracy

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The NHL officially entered the world of uniform advertising yesterday, as the Devils, Capitals, and Predators announced that their inaugural helmet advertisers will be, respectively, an insurance company, a bank, and a tire manufacturer (as seen from left to right above).

Let’s shift into […]