Colorado Avalanche: Evaluating all the Stadium Series Jerseys

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Detroit Gets Too Cute

The Detroit Red Wings have the opposite problem as the Chicago Blackhawks. They went overboard on design. (Kind of what I was hoping the Wild would do — and with better results!) The Detroit Red Wings splashed a big diagonal stripe across the front with a stylized “D” for Detroit that’s supposed to incorporate the winged wheel logo. Personally, I think it just looks like gang tagging, but I guess that gives you the feeling for the state of Detroit these days. My personal favorite part about the disaster of these uniforms is Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg’s reaction when he hears the team will be wearing white gloves:

Here are the gloves in question:

I don’t think Zetterberg agrees that they’re particularly “silky.”

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