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06-17-2008, 01:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Jackson Ranger View Post
The Rangers started wearing that sweater in 1976. The Jets entered the league, I believe in 1979. Don't know if the Jets were wearing the same design during their WHL days back in 1976 or not.

I always thought John Ferguson designed the uniforms with the Rangers shield on them. Maybe another old timer can confirm this.
Ferguson didn't like the fact that the Rangers were the only team without their logo on their uniform. So he came up with those.....things. When he left to become the GM of the Jets, he took the design with him which is why the uniforms are the same. Here are the Jets uniforms before Ferguson got there:

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