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Sweater Review

from Paul Lucas of InsideHook,

Ice, ice, baby. After a bit of a delay (okay, a significant delay), the start of the NHL season is finally upon us. Things are a bit different this year — fans won’t be in the arenas, travel restrictions have forced the league to rejigger the divisional alignments, teams will play only within those new divisions, the schedule has been reduced from 82 games to 56, and the start of at least one team’s schedule will be further delayed — but it’s still the start of another NHL season, and that’s always something to celebrate.

That means it’s also time for the annual Uni Watch NHL Season Preview, with all the news on this year’s new uniforms, logos, patches, ice designs and more.

And thanks to a pair of new league-wide initiatives, there’s more uni news this time around than ever before. The first of those is the NHL’s much-ballyhooed “Reverse Retro” uniform program (let’s call it “ЯR” for short). The storyline here is that every team has unveiled a new alternate uniform featuring a color-shifted version of a logo or design template from its past:

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Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

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