Thread: Blue Kickplate
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04-12-2013, 07:07 PM
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Originally Posted by BlackWatch View Post
I bet not many people notice this but all NHL arenas nowadays have a yellow kickplate and the bottom of the boards. Until the early 90's Montreal's kickplate was blue and went really well with the jerseys as the attached photo demonstrates. Its a small detail, but it looked good and gave the building an identity. It was also blue with the Nordiques.
Hope they change this back someday!
I definately miss the kickplate. But if I remember, after buttman arrived they standardized tge boards for ease of view on tv for the expansion teams new fanbases that had trouble seeing a black disk on a sheet of white ice.

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Originally Posted by canadiensnation View Post
Is that defenseman for the Flyers wearing track pants?
I remember wearing those in minor hockey....terribad

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