Sorry, Islanders fans: prepare to be underwhelmed.
It was reported yesterday that the New York Islanders would be adopting a black and white alternate jersey for the 2015-16 season and a new leak may offer fans a first glimpse at the new threads. Unfortunately, the jersey isn’t great.
Instead of somehow combining the black and white, the jersey is instead simply giving a few white lines to break up the absence of color. The collar, for instance, has white around the back, the sleeves contain four thin white stripes and the cuffs of the jersey also have white piping. Oh, and the logo is white, with four orange bands on the logo’s stick. Read more
To go with their big move to Brooklyn, the New York Islanders are going to be unveiling a brand new third jersey and the threads might not feature any of the Islanders’ traditional colors.
In keeping with the color scheme of the other tenant of Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, the Islanders will be sporting a black and white alternate sweater in 2015-16, doing away with the former silver, blue and orange alternate that was used this past season.
The new sweater is set to be revealed on Sept. 21, according to IslandersPointBlank’s Brian Erni. It will be the third alternate jersey the Islanders have used in the past three seasons. Read more
After an incredibly successful 2014-15 campaign, the Utica Comets aren’t afraid to hit the ice with a bold, new look.
In time for the 2015-16 season, the Utica Comets have unveiled a brand new third jersey, one which is a departure from the club’s Vancouver Canucks-style look. In a YouTube video posted to the team’s website Wednesday, the club unveiled their new third jersey for the upcoming campaign — a green, blue and white beauty that looks more like Hartford Whalers colors than it does Canucks. Read more
You have to hand it to ECHL Greenville: they know how to get your attention. The city that was once home to the Grrrowl (official spelling) has now rebranded the New York Rangers-affiliated Road Warriors franchise as the Swamp Rabbits. How do we feel about this?
Fans itching to get a look at what the Stadium Series jerseys might be when the Colorado Avalanche and Detroit Red Wings face off in Denver this season got a preview from an unlikely source.
In a Reebok catalog promoting new merchandise for the upcoming season, the logos for both the Avalanche and Red Wings for the Stadium Series contest adorned two sweaters.
Graphic designer Conrad Burry first posted the image to Twitter, which has since been picked up by hockey design blogs such as SportsLogos.net and Icethetics.info. Read more
The WHL’s Kelowna Rockets are coming off a championship season that saw the powerhouse go all the way to the Memorial Cup final, losing to Oshawa in heartbreaking overtime. But 2015-16 offers a clean sheet of ice for the Rockets and they’re kicking things off with a bang, celebrating the franchise’s 25th anniversary with special jerseys.
TSN reporter Rick Westhead had hockey Twitter all a-flutter yesterday, putting out a nugget that the 2016 World Cup of Hockey could include advertisements on the national team sweaters, paving the way for the NHL to follow suit.
Needless to say, the masses were not happy.
Sometimes you just have to give the people what they want. And it’s hard to deny fans league-wide want to see the return of the classic Anaheim Mighty Ducks logo, so that’s exactly what fans are going to get.
The Ducks announced Monday that they would be unveiling a new third jersey this coming season and that it would be worn for the first time on Oct. 16 when Anaheim faces off against the Colorado Avalanche. With the announcement made, it didn’t take long before Icethetics’ Chris Smith had the dirt on the new threads.
According to Icethetics, the Ducks new jersey will bring back the old fan-favorite logo, with the crest popping off the front of a bright orange sweater. Take a look: Read more