The National Hockey League has boasted many talented teams over the years, and just as many noteworthy jerseys: from the old-school uniforms of the Original Six to the freshly-sewn threads of the Vegas Golden Knights.
TOP 10 NHL JERSEYS
WatchMojo counted down their picks for the top 10 best uniforms in NHL history with the Hartford Whalers (1992-97) coming in at No. 10.
In ascending order, the other uniforms to make the list were the Toronto Maple Leafs home jersey (2011-16), Pittsburgh Penguins away jersey (2014-), Washington Capitals third jersey (2011-), New York Rangers away jersey (2007-), Edmonton Oilers blue home jersery (2008-), Boston Bruins black home jersey (2007-), Los Angeles Kings silver and black jersey (1992-95), Montreal Canadiens home jersey (2015-), and coming in at No. 1, the Chicago Blackhawks home jersey (2011-).
GREATEST HOCKEY JERSEYS
A more panoramic view of hockey’s most fashionable (and foul-worthy) jerseys can be found at Pop Chart Lab. This cherry-picked check-list of the NHL’s most striking sweaters — and a few from Canadian, minor, and Olympic teams — skates through 110 years of high-sticking history.
Look closely and you’ll find classics like the ’55 Blackhawks and the ’86 Red Wings, curiosities like the ’95 Bruins “Smile Bear” and the ’06 Sabres “Banana Slug”, and a few goon-y gaffes that should probably go in the penalty box forever (we’re looking at you, ’78 Canucks and ’96 Lightning).
RANKING ADIDAS NHL JERSEYS
As for the current crop of NHL jerseys from Adidas, TDI Hockey ranked all 31 according to his personal preference and put the Vegas Golden Knights at No. 1 followed by the Minnesota Wild and Colorado Avalanche.