5 Ugliest NHL Uniforms

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#4: New York Islanders, Home

Nov 11, 2014; Uniondale, NY, USA; New York Islanders center Anders Lee (27) and defenseman Johnny Boychuk (55) high five the bench after Lee

NHL uniforms should not be composed of colors that are opposites on the color wheel. I know it seems like that should work — complementary colors really set each other off. However, the result usually clashes.

Witness the New York Islanders’ blue uniforms with the orange striping. The orange and blue in the 70’s-reject logo is bad enough. To carry that color palette throughout the rest of the uniform is definitely ugly.

In case you’re wondering, I’m not being hypocritical to my own home football team, the Denver Broncos.

Jan 11, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) at the end of the fourth quarter in their loss to the Indianapolis Colts in the 2014 AFC Divisional playoff football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Colts won 24-13. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

I think their orange and blue uniforms are ugly, too, though replacing the original primary blue with navy has helped.

Note: Next year, once the Edmonton Oilers start skating around in those orange jerseys, they will easily supplant the Islanders on this list.

Jun 26, 2015; Sunrise, FL, USA; Connor McDavid walks off the stage after being selected as the number one overall pick to the Edmonton Oilers in the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft at BB&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports