Almost a decade after the brutal loss that abruptly ended the Vancouver Canucks' Stanley Cup run, the Sedins' jersey retirement was an opportunity for the city to finally close an unfinished chapter.
Passion. It’s the reason why our favourite players aren’t always the most talented or well-known on the roster. We are drawn to players who are like us; players that share our excitement for the sport. And for 13 seasons, Steamer laid his heart and soul out on the ice every shift he played, etching his name into the fabric of Vancouver hockey.
After a decade of Reebok, the NHL finally will finally receive a three-striped facelift in the 2017-18 season as teams transition to the Adizero jersey system. We first caught a glimpse of Adidas' first foray into professional hockey at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, where they were touted to be lighter, stronger, and more breathable than their predecessors.