Re: Bad uniforms
- On 10/23/99--Jill wrote:
>Among defunct teams, the Miami Matadors (described by someone as a consitpated looking Napoleonstraining to um, produce) were pretty awful.
Their jersey logo had an extra feature than made it even worse. They had cross hockey sticks
behind the Matadors. Look liked the Matador had bee wings.
Having watched the Tiger Sharks play the Florida Everblades last night, I remember how well the
old Hartford Whalers blue uniforms were. That is the look the Everblades have.
Since the guy who used to own the Whalers now owns the Everblades, it is not surprising.
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- At 12:49 PM 10/23/99 -0700, you wrote:
>From: "Kenneth R. Holdren" <krholdren@...>large
>Another bad one I saw was the Tulsa Oilers. They had blue and black with
>pinstripes. Haven't seen Tulsa play in a few years now, so I don't knowif they
>will have them.I don't recall such a jersey, but they did do blue and orange with big
pinstripes in 1995-96 - those were horrid uniforms! When they dropped the
pinstripes the next year, I thought the uniforms looked okay. I hate the
new Tulsa Oilers logo with a passion, BTW.
>There is a WPHL team (New Mexico, I think) that has bright green jerseysand red
>pants. Looks like a walking advertisment for Christmas.Please don't tell me any more...
- In a message dated 10/23/1999 2:45:55 PM Central Daylight Time,
> There is a WPHL team (New Mexico, I think) that has bright green jerseys
> red pants. LooksIt's not New Mexico they have never had red pants or green jerseys. The
> like a walking advertisment for Christmas.
jerseys have been black and gold with some red. They do have a Charlie Brown
stripe around the bottom. I can't remember right now who had the green and
red combo. Odessa does have red pants but the tops are black (road) and
Abilene had green camo, but I don't remember red pants.
(the only snakes I like, play hockey)
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- I actually kind of liked the first Canuck jersey. At least the colors were
original. The new one is ok by me too, the killer whale has been long
overdue to go into a logo. But the other ones, the "there is nothing wrong
with your TV set" scheme and 2 other boring logos get my vote hands down!
As for the Bruins, the "care bear" jersey is for the birds but their old
gold uniforms with the Hub from the 60's would be a great home jersey! They
ought to give it a go!
From: Kenneth R. Holdren [mailto:krholdren@...]
Sent: Saturday, October 23, 1999 3:49 PM
Subject: Re: [hockhist] Bad uniforms
From: "Kenneth R. Holdren" <krholdren@...>
On 10/22/99--Morey wrote:
>The Vancouver Canucks own the #1, #2, #3, and #5 (the yellow Darth Vader
shirts were the best of
the worst) ugliest jerseys of all time, IMHO.
The last version of the Canucks yellow, red and back jerseys were quite
good. Better than their
current corporate logo look. Those yellow Darth Vader jerseys were bad.
Another bad one I saw was the Tulsa Oilers. They had blue and black with
Haven't seen Tulsa play in a few years now, so I don't know if they will
There is a WPHL team (New Mexico, I think) that has bright green jerseys and
red pants. Looks
like a walking advertisment for Christmas.
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>From: Dave Soutter <delby20@...>
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>Date: Sat, 23 Oct 1999 10:44:14 -0600
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>On the subject of jersey designs:� Why in the world did San Jose alter
>their jerseys a couple of
>years back?� The original design was really nice.� The ones they wear now
>really leave a lot to
>be desired.� You can't read the numbers and there is too much grey. Go back
>to the original unis,
>Sharks.� One other comment is the trend that still continues of almost
>every team implementing
>BLACK into their team colors.� For years the only teams in the NHL with any
>black were Boston,
>Chicago and Philadelphia.� Then Vancouver did the "Big V", Pittsburgh
>changed their colors to
>black and gold (an improvement, I think), then the North Stars slowly added
>a little black here
>and a little black there.� Before you knew what was happening, the only
>teams without any black
>at all (except their skates) was Montreal, Toronto, The New Yorks, Detroit,
>St. Louis and
>Edmonton.� Enough Black already!� At least the Seals were original. I
>didn't think those colors
>were all that bad.� It's too bad more teams don't mix some green into their
>scheme. The new Stars
>sweaters are nice, and the green Coyote jerseys look good too. Please tell
>me the Blue Jackets
>are going to keep the black on the puck, and off the uniforms!--Dave
> > From: MoreyH@...
> > The Vancouver Canucks own the #1, #2, #3, and #5 (the yellow Darth Vader
> > shirts were the best of the worst) ugliest jerseys of all time, IMHO.
> > Only those god-awful green jerseys the Oakland Seals wore in the 60s
> > 4th, the ones with a seal surrounded first by a giant C and later with a
> > Other jerseys that should have been banned by the fashion police: Ducks
> > jerseys in 95, Kings 3rd jerseys, Islander fishsticks, the Boston
> > Winnie-the-Poohs, blue Penguins, Baltimore Blades (red and black go so
> > together), and Vancouver Blazers.
> > Just an opinion.
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>were all that bad. It's too bad more teams don't mix some green intotheir scheme. The new Stars
>sweaters are nice, and the green Coyote jerseys look good too. Please tellme the Blue Jackets
>are going to keep the black on the puck, and off the uniforms!--Dave SoutterThe Blue jackets reveiled their uniforms and there is no black on it...
just blue, red and white
- I know that the subject of jerseys are of a personal taste but here's my
favorites and the one I hate
1- Sharks original away... Best logo ever and tale blue is my favorite colour
2- Canucks, late 80's white jersey, orange, yellow, black and white
3- Rangers, actual blue with the statue of liberty as the logo
4- Penguins, actual home jersey
5- Whalers, 80's home jersey
6- North Stars, 80's home jersey, with black stripes
7- Devils, 80's home jersey green, red, white
8- Red wings, home jersey
9- OIiers, home with blue shoulders
10-Nordiques, home jersey with bigger logo and 2 colour numbers
As you can see, I prefer home jerseys
1- Montreal away ( I know what it represents but I always hated them and
the desing of the jersey)
2- Kings, first purple
3- Coyotes (both)
4- Hurricanes away
5- Canucks, vador black... I think that the Yellow was better
6- Senators, first away jersey
7- Blues away with red lines (the one a few years back)
8- Hawks, black... what's the purpose?
9- Penguins, black with Pittsburgh written on the front
10- Stars, Dallas' first home jersey
but this could be different if we considered minor jerseys