Once a venue is determined for a Winter Classic, the next question crops up: what will each team wear? Two “Original Six” franchises in the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs will compete in the 2014 Winter Classic, so it’s not surprising that both teams had plenty of designs to choose from.
(Which probably explains why it was easier for them to avoid what some might call an eye sore.)
The two teams’ designs were unveiled during Sunday’s big press conference, and it’s safe to assume that they’ll probably become hot-selling items for their respective fan bases.
Here’s the Detroit model:
Not to be outdone, this is what the Maple Leafs will wear:
Fantastic stuff, huh? (Locks wallet in a vault.)