With the NHL and Adidas releasing their new-look jerseys on Wednesday night, we here at Metro decided to take a trip back in time and take a look at the best jerseys each team has worn.
Fair warning, I am a '90s kid, which means some of my choices may shock and horrify you. But you can at least take solace in knowing that the Islanders' fisherman jersey will not be on this list:
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Compare these to the sweaters Arizona is wearing now. It's no contest.
Cam Neely is sandwiched by Gilbert Dionnee and Kevin Haller during a 1994 Bruins-Canadiens game: pic.twitter.com/cCi6rMyrhf— SI Vault (@si_vault) April 17, 2013
The yellow "B" and the shoulder patch just gave this classic a little something extra.
I so wanted to go with the black and silver get-ups. But you can't argue with a classic like this.
Calgary desperately needs to get rid of the black accents in their uniforms. Look how clean these are.
Bring back the Whale!
If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
Considering I've never seen an Avalanche jersey I like, I'll dream about the days Quebec gets the Nordiques back.
Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus Blue Jackets wearing their alternate uniforms tonight vs San Jose... should they switch to these full time? pic.twitter.com/Zd3OdkrUyd— Chris Creamer (@sportslogosnet) March 13, 2014
Never been impressed with the Blue Jackets jerseys, but the cannon was always a nice touch.
They shouldn't even be in Dallas...
Detroit Red Wings
If the Oilers are smart, they keep the royal blue and orange this year.
The new Panthers logo is just so blah. It's like a soccer team's crest.
Los Angeles Kings
Purple and gold are royal colors. Not black and silver.
Considering the Stars should have never left Minnesota, there is no need for the Wild.
How cool is this photo? Any Canadiens jersey is gorgeous.
Their leaked ones are the best. This is the closest they've had to a nice hockey sweater.
New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Devils will be turning back the clock tonight, wearing their 1980s red-and-green uniforms vs Pittsburgh pic.twitter.com/7tA8gZk2Pu— Chris Creamer (@sportslogosnet) March 17, 2015
Remember when Wayne Gretzky called the Devils a Mickey Mouse organization? I mean, I wasn't alive, but that's all I think about when I see these. Jokes aside, they're goregous.
New York Islanders
One of the most underrated jerseys in hockey.
New York Rangers
Once again, classic is key.
The new Senator head is unsettling. This was understated.
As much as New Yorkers dislike the Flyers, Philly has churned out some beautiful sweaters.
I liked the meaner looking "Robo-Penguin".
San Jose Sharks
The Sharks kept it simple back then. Now it's just too busy.
St. Louis Blues
I know they're not the Blues and Reds, but this picture is too precious to pass up.
Tampa Bay Lightning
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. Oh man, sorry. Moving on.
Toronto Maple Leafs
A vintage feel to a new logo. Very nice.
A close second was the classic hockey stick in the hockey rink.
Your throwback Capitals-Canucks photo of the day: pic.twitter.com/2p04gxwV4z— Ted Starkey (@TedStarkey) January 14, 2016
I'm not sure why the Capitals ever deviated from these.
No hockey list is complete without Teemu Selanne. But seriously, the Jets' current logo/jersey can't hold the old version's jock strap.