Thread: Speculation: New Third Jersey
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01-20-2013, 04:18 PM
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It's pretty rare for a jersey unveiling to go this long without any real publicity. Usually teams have to submit designs for a style guide that is given to retailers and the like before the season starts. Another board I visit has users who have access to style guides and it just showed the Oilers having a home jersey and an away jersey. It has been rumoured that in 13-14 the Oilers were supposed to have a new alternate jersey.

But, I wonder if the Oilers pushed the NHL to have the jersey a season soon to surprise the fans because of the lockout. That wouldn't surprise me one bit... and really, if that is the case, a nice little financial gift to the organization as well, as I'm sure the appetite for NHL merchandise is high right now coming out of the lockout.

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