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Hockey Unis (Is this acceptable to everyone?)

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Diabeetus, Jun 30, 2007.

  1. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    I really like the look of hockey jerseys, but unfortunately don't know much about the sport. I want to get a Whalers jersey, but don't know if the navy or the green one is more authentic/classic/whatever. Any help?
     
  2. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

    Re: Hockey jerseys

    They wore green during their tenure in the WHA.

    The navy was worn in the Whalers' years in the NHL.
     
  3. Brooklyn Bridge

    Brooklyn Bridge Active Member

    Re: Hockey jerseys

    Actually, wasn't the green was worn during the NHL years as well? There have been clips in the News of Ron Francis in a green jersey. I think they changed the color scheme in 19-93.
     
  4. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    Re: Hockey jerseys

    Not to be a hockey snob, but first and foremost they are called hockey sweaters.

    The Whalers wore green in both the NHL and the WHA and did not bring the navy blue in until the early to mid 90s. They should all be authentic, the more classic would be the green without any silver. In the later years - believe even before the blue - they added some siver trim if I'm not mistaken.
     
  5. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    Re: Hockey jerseys

    Thanks for all the help. Anyone have links/images?
     
  6. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    Re: Hockey jerseys

    The Blue one form 1993, I believe
    http://cgi.ebay.ca/Hartford-Whalers-Vintage-CCM-Jersey-Sz-Lg-New-W-Tags_W0QQitemZ120136140999QQihZ002QQcategoryZ24540QQtcZphotoQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

    This would be an early 80s version

    http://cgi.ebay.ca/Hartford-Whalers-Gordie-Howe-9-Hockey-Jersey-Size-L_W0QQitemZ280128849554QQihZ018QQcategoryZ780QQtcZphotoQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

    This would be a WHA version, although I have no idea why it would have Shanahan name plate on it as he didn't play for the team until the 90s

    http://cgi.ebay.ca/Shanahan-No-94-Hartford-Whalers-Hockey-Jersey-sz-L_W0QQitemZ280128849532QQihZ018QQcategoryZ780QQtcZphotoQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
     
  7. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Re: Hockey *sweaters (edited...thanks!)

    Calling them sweaters is being a snob. They are jerseys, not sweaters.

    sweater: 1. a knitted jacket in pullover or cardigan style, with or without sleeves.
     
  8. Brooklyn Bridge

    Brooklyn Bridge Active Member

    Re: Hockey *sweaters (edited...thanks!)

    There is a website dedicated to NHL jerseys that includes every decade.....Problem is I can't think of it right now. I saw it a couple years ago and never needed it till now. It wasn't officially sanctioned, but it had the jerseys, home and away and any changes made year to year. I'll see if I can dig it up.
     
  9. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    Re: Hockey *sweaters (edited...thanks!)

    Thanks again
     
  10. Smasher_Sloan

    Smasher_Sloan Active Member

    Re: Hockey *sweaters (edited...thanks!)

    They were called sweaters when they actually <i>were</i> sweaters.

    Mesh is a jersey.

    Using sweater for today's jersey is an affectation.
     
  11. Brooklyn Bridge

    Brooklyn Bridge Active Member

    Re: Hockey *sweaters (edited...thanks!)

    Try this site nhluniforms.com it has everything you wanted to know about jerseys/sweaters.
     
  12. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    Re: Hockey *sweaters (edited...thanks!)

    I agree. It's a fucking jersey. Can't ever recall a guy getting "sweatered" in a fight.
     
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