Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 02/07/14 at 01:35 PM ET
from Paul Lukas of ESPN,
If you're used to NHL hockey, the Olympic version of the sport is almost unrecognizable. There are no fights, no octopus being tossed onto the ice and no Reebok logo on the blue line.
No familiar uniforms, either, but that's not necessarily a bad thing, because a lot of the uni designs we'll be seeing at Sochi are pretty sharp. They were developed by Nike, and many of them should be a pleasure to watch (although Nike's latest visual signature -- a faux lace-up collar -- is a serious fly in the ointment). Let's take a country-by-country look, in alphabetical order...
continued (Canada, Czech Repulic and Russia get an A grade)
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