Penguins, Islanders Wear Star of David for Massacre Victims

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On Monday I speculated about the various ways that the Steelers might memorialize the Tree of Life massacre victims. But the Penguins beat them to it. For last night’s home game against the Islanders, they wore a cleverly designed jersey patch featuring their standard triangle-based logo with . . . → Read More: Pens and Isles Wear Star of David for Massacre Victims

Hurricanes to Wear Whalers Throwbacks, and the NHL Season Preview

Big news yesterday out of Carolina, as the Hurricanes announced that they’ll be wearing Hartford Whalers throwbacks this season for the first time (but only for two games). I wrote about that, including some reaction from people in Hartford, in this ESPN piece, which was published yesterday afternoon.

Kudos to the ’Canes for posting . . . → Read More: Hurricanes to Wear Whalers Throwbacks, and the NHL Season Preview

The 'Uniforms' of Professional Wrestling

[Editor’s Note: I’d originally hoped to run this article during Paul’s August sabbatical, but due to space limitations, it got bumped. I’m running it today. The review of the new Winnipeg Jets third sweater follows. Enjoy — PH]

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NHL Alternate Uniforms Continue to Emerge

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As we approach the start of NHL preseason games, more and more alternate jerseys are starting to appear. The latest unveiling comes from the Avalanche, who announced yesterday that they’re reviving their Avs/Rockies hybrid jersey.

The Avs originally wore this design in 2015-16 and 2016-17. Now, after the . . . → Read More: NHL Alternate Uniforms Continue to Emerge