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Team USA Hockey Jersey For The 2018 Olympics

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey unveiled today the three Nike jerseys that its 2018 Olympic and Paralympic teams will wear during the upcoming Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, as part of the U.S. Olympic Committee’s 100 Days Out celebration in Times Square.

The three versions of the jersey include a white “home” jersey, a blue "away" jersey and an old royal “third” jersey.

The U.S. men’s and women’s Olympic and U.S. Paralympic sled teams will don what are being tabbed the fastest looking and brightest jerseys ever during their quest to win gold in the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Nike’s development team incorporated an upgraded lightweight and breathable ripstop material as the basis for each jersey, incorporating more mesh (for example, in the collar) to increase ventilation in the jerseys.

Other jersey highlights include:
• The inspirational slogan of Land of the Free – Home of the Brave hidden in the back neck of the jersey
• Injected silicone molds make the trim pop
• Graphic on the sleeve was inspired by bald eagle feathers and represents the theme of fluid force
• The flicker film (rather than heavy twill) base for the crest and numbers increase vibrancy and sparkles under arena lights.

Fans can purchase replica Olympic/Paralympic jerseys at ShopUSAHockey.com, USA Hockey Stores and other select retailers.

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Red Winger's avatar

Glad the games are at 3AM, I won’t have to see those jerseys again

Posted by Red Winger from Sault Ste Marie, MI on 11/01/17 at 09:14 AM ET

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Don’t know what that is, but it’s not a hockey jersey

Posted by Iamhaljordan on 11/01/17 at 09:35 AM ET

Paul's avatar

Hockey Canada jersey.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 11/01/17 at 09:40 AM ET

The Meal's avatar

The USA sweaters are a lot sharper than I expected.  Not sure what I think about the Canada jerseys though.

Predictably, I’m the only guy on the planet who likes ‘em.  Okay, I mean on the internet.  raspberry

Posted by The Meal from Firestone, CO on 11/01/17 at 09:51 AM ET

TreKronor's avatar

At first glance I thought the crest said, “USR” because of how the font display’s the “A”. 

I don’t understand the lighter blue jersey - it’s like they decided they should have a third color for fun, slant the writing, and make it look like a paintball jersey.  Then you have the collar which makes it look like it’s missing a necktie.

Posted by TreKronor on 11/01/17 at 09:57 AM ET

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Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 11/01/17 at 09:40 AM ET

The black one is pretty sweet, the others, meh

I guess I shouldn’t be surprised, it’s the Olympics, where countries try to out-do each other in ugly unis

Posted by Red Winger from Sault Ste Marie, MI on 11/01/17 at 10:00 AM ET

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It looks like they got a deal on some old roller hockey jerseys and slapped U S A on them.

Posted by Steve1306 on 11/01/17 at 10:01 AM ET

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Needs more red, take the crest off of these and I would assume they were Finland’s

Posted by EthrDemon on 11/01/17 at 01:04 PM ET

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