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Re: [hockhist] Old new uniform

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  • arthur chidlovski
    Thanks, Lloyd! Fast and right on the money! ____ Arthur Chidlovski ____ http://www.chidlovski.com/
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 19, 2010
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      Thanks, Lloyd! Fast and right on the money!

      ____ Arthur Chidlovski ____
      http://www.chidlovski.com/


      --- On Fri, 3/19/10, Lloyd Davis <ldaviseditor@...> wrote:

      > From: Lloyd Davis <ldaviseditor@...>
      > Subject: Re: [hockhist] Old new uniform
      > To: hockhist@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Friday, March 19, 2010, 2:07 PM
      > They're Cooperalls. Depending on whom
      > you ask, they were either the 
      > dumbest idea ever (proof positive that nothing was learned
      > from the 
      > disco era) or the Betamax of hockey equipment.
      >
      > Worn by the Flyers in '81-82 and '82-83, and by the Whalers
      > in '82-83, 
      > before the NHL outlawed them on the grounds of safety
      > concerns -- it 
      > was believed that players falling on the ice would slide
      > farther and 
      > faster.
      >
      > Doesn't look like goalies wore them. Check out Pelle
      > Lindbergh in this 
      > photo of a Whalers-Flyers game.
      > http://cdn.nhl.com/image-upload/francis_cooperalls_tall.jpg
      >
      > Flyers wore two different styles. In '81-82, with their
      > "original" 
      > sweaters, the Cooperall pants had vertical
      > white-orange-white 
      > striping. In '82-83, there were no stripes.
      >
      > For a Leaf fan, this photo of Darryl Sittler has so many
      > things wrong 
      > with it:
      > http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeboon/4217043342/
      >
      > They were very popular in youth and junior hockey.
      >
      > - Lloyd
      >
      >
      >
      > On 19-Mar-10, at 1:03 PM, arthur chidlovski wrote:
      >
      > > Hi:
      > >
      > > Does anyone know about the history if this look-n-feel
      > of hockey 
      > > uniform:
      > >
      > > http://i.cnn.net/si/multimedia/photo_gallery/0709/nhl.uniforms.old.and.new/images/06.whalers.flyers.jpg
      > >
      > > Who was proposing this style? What was the reaction?
      > Obviously, it 
      > > wasn't very popular since it's no longer used in the
      > NHL, but 
      > > someone for some reason asked me about this. Any
      > info?
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      >
      >
      >
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