Random Hockey Throwback Leads to History Lesson

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Sometimes the simplest little thing can lead you down a deep, deep rabbit hole. That’s what happened to me a few weeks ago when one of my Twitter followers, @drryanbohannon, let me know that the Carolina Thunderbirds, who play in the Federal Hockey League and are based . . . → Read More: Random Hockey Throwback Leads to History Lesson

Best Goalie Mask Ever? Quite Possibly!

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We all know how NHL goalies like to wear a toque over their masks during outdoor stadium games. I believe Canadiens netminder Jose Theodore was the first to do this, at the 2003 Heritage Classic.

Now Canadiens prospect Michael McNiven has embraced that tradition with a new . . . → Read More: Best Goalie Mask Ever? Quite Possibly!

Déjà Vu All Over Again - New Griffins Alternate Jersey Design Contest!

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through Aug. 25, although Paul is still on the clock over at ESPN and may be popping up here occasionally.]

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Greetings weekday Uni Watch readers! Once again, . . . → Read More: Déjà Vu All Over Again – New Griffins Alternate Jersey Design Contest!

Are Two Names Better Than One?

I’ve been writing about uniforms for nearly 18 years now, but sometimes I still see things I’ve never seen before. Take, for example, the players shown above, who play for the WHL’s Lethbridge Hurricanes. They appear to have been wearing two NOBs — one in the usual spot and one down near the hemline. . . . → Read More: Are Two Names Better Than One?