Edmonton Oilers: Mixed Opinions on New Adidas Jerseys

After Adidas was named the official NHL outfitter for the 2017-18 season, the hockey community was waiting in anticipation for the release of a new style of jerseys. "We can't wait to see Bridgestone Arena full of these jerseys as we build on our run to the 2017 Stanley Cup Final and chase the ultimate prize in 2017-18". The jerseys are actually not that bad, and thanks to the red stripe, they differ enough from the exact same color scheme as West Point's athletic teams. The jersey also includes a more rounded collar (Adidas logos on the front and back), and a mesh pattern on the shoulders featuring the familiar "M" which was also on the Wild's Stadium Series uniforms.

The new National Hockey League jerseys are here, and they're... not all that different than they were before.

According to the press release, the jerseys are 19 percent lighter in weight and 27 percent stronger.

Devils fans were more upset than anybody, it seemed, even though the only major difference from New Jersey's old jerseys was getting rid of the stripes on the bottom. The materials are up to 133 per cent more permeable than the fabrics that were used last season.

The new Winnipeg Jets jersey by Adidas.

At the forefront of innovation, design and craftsmanship, the new ADIZERO Authentic NHL jersey takes the hockey uniform system and hockey jersey silhouette to the next level by redefining fit, feel and lightweight construction.

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