Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 08/27/13 at 09:38 AM ET
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey will reveal the Nike Olympic jersey its teams will wear at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in an on-ice ceremony today at 11:30 a.m. ET during the public day of the 2013 U.S. Men’s National Team Camp at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va. The event is sold out.
The ceremony, which will be hosted by the NHL Network's Kathryn Tappen, will be streamed live at USAHockey.com.
All 48 players selected to attend the camp will be introduced during the ceremony. In addition, fans will have the opportunity to hear from Dave Poile, general manager of the 2014 U.S. Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Team; Olympic Head Coach Dan Bylsma and selected players.
If I am able to embed the stream, I will update this post and the video will appear below...
added 11:08am, Doesn't look like I will be able to embed the stream, but here is the direct link...
added 11:36, Found an embed code, watch below if you wish...
added 11:44am, Picture of sweaters added below..
added 12:04pm, The video stream is over and I added some additional information abou the sweater below...
The 2014 Nike USA Olympic Hockey Jersey fuses USA Hockey’s rich history and tradition with the performance needs of today’s athletes. Decades of design delivered the inspiration to create a lightweight jersey with distractions removed and range of motion maximized.
The jersey draws inspiration from the pride of competing for Team USA by amplifying the American Flag aesthetic through matte/shine stars on the shoulders and bold striping. The patriotic and inspirational message "Land of the Free, Home of the Brave" can be found on the inside neckline.
The USA Hockey Crest has been enlarged and refined to reflect the 80’s aesthetic, while the right sleeve pays homage to gold medals in 1960 and 1980.
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