DetroitHockey.net’s Clark Rasmussen offers a couple of intriguing possibilities for the Red Wings should the team jump on the trend of releasing “reverse retro” jerseys:
All is quiet around the Red Wings as we wait for news of Tyler Bertuzzi‘s arbitration ruling. With that in mind, and with last week’s leak of several “Reverse Retro” jerseys across the league, I figured I’d take a look at what the Wings could wear as part of this program.
The Red Wings have never had an official alternate jersey, though they’re no strangers to one-off sweaters, with a throwback set from the 2009 Winter Classic, a “fauxback” set from the 2014 Winter Classic, a retro-inspired set from the Centennial Classic in 2017, and something else entirely for the 2016 Stadium Series.
Not much is known about the NHL’s new fourth jersey program. Supposedly, every team will participate, regardless of whether or not they have a third jersey. Additionally, the rumor is the program has been driven by the league and adidas, rather than the individual teams, and as such has some rules to be followed.
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