The NHL season finally began last night. In a move that got no advance fanfare, at least that I’m aware of, the defending Stanley Cup champs, the Lightning, wore a championship banner-themed jersey patch for their opening game. I couldn’t find a good close-up . . . → Read More: Flurry of NHL Uni-Related Moves as Season Gets Under Way
Next Monday, Jan. 18, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. It’s also the 63rd anniversary of Bruins left wing Willie O’Ree becoming the first Black player in NHL history. To honor that dual significance, and to acknowledge our society-wide social uprising over the past year, the NHL . . . → Read More: More NHL Uni News, Just in Time for the Season Preview
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).
Time magazine yesterday named LeBron James as its athlete of the year and, as you can see above, marked the occasion with a portrait that showed the Lakers’ uniform ad patch, a portion of the Nike maker’s mark, and not even a hint of the Lakers’ chest . . . → Read More: The Story Behind ‘Time’ Magazine’s LeBron James Portrait