What’s Black and White and Wet All Over? NHL Unveils All-Star Jerseys

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The NHL unveiled its All-Star jerseys yesterday. The good news is that, for the first time, players will wear jerseys with their regular team crests — much better than wearing league or conference logos. The bad news is that the color palette will consist exclusively of black . . . → Read More: What’s Black and White and Wet All Over? NHL Unveils All-Star Jerseys

A Picture Worth a Few Hundred Words

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Sometimes you come across an old photo that’s so mind-blowing, and is packed with so much uni-related goodness, that it merits its own blog entry all by itself.

That’s the case with this 1980s shot of former Flyers great Bobby Clarke and Soviet goaltending legend Vladislav Tretiak . . . → Read More: A Picture Worth a Few Hundred Words

NHL Rings in 2019 With Annual Winter Classic

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Players in eye black, goalies wearing toques, coaches in varsity-style jackets, players wearing retro-style menswear before and after the game — all telltale signs of the NHL’s annual New Year’s Day extravaganza, the Winter Classic, which took place yesterday at Notre Dame Stadium.

I chose the shot . . . → Read More: NHL Rings in 2019 With Annual Winter Classic

Silver in St. Louis: Unseen (by me) Blues Prototype Emerges

You probably know about the gonzo trumpet-themed uniforms that the Blues were going to wear until GM/coach Mike Keenan supposedly nixed them (although that story may be apocryphal). You might also be familiar with the original prototype jerseys that were worn by Blues execs Lynn Patrick and Sid Salomon III when the team’s NHL . . . → Read More: Silver in St. Louis: Unseen (by me) Blues Prototype Emerges