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01-31-2011, 02:12 PM
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01-31-2011, 02:13 PM
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The logo is something I'd expect a 4 year old to draw with a crayon.

These jerseys are ****ing brutal.
This.


I looked at the on-ice image, and for a split-second, I thought they were Canucks jerseys.

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01-31-2011, 02:14 PM
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Really not a fan. I messed around a bit in photoshop, and the jerseys look much better with the patch as the main logo.

This was my attempt to make the new jersey in the 90's-2005 style. Note that this was a 2 min effort and only partially finished.


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01-31-2011, 02:15 PM
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The away jersey's nice, but the blue looks half-done.

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01-31-2011, 02:16 PM
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Heres a gallery of the conference with some much better pics of the jerseys.

http://lightning.nhl.com/club/galler...n=/photos&pg=1

I have a lot of qualms with these but right now my biggest one, after looking at all those pics, is the front logos and numbers look screen printed on, literally. They dont look like crests there at all... it looks like pure screen print.

Theres lots of other things I dont like but Im sure they will grow on me at some point but the lack of a true crest from these pics is concerning to say the least.

By the way, Every Season ticket holder is getting a free jersey that also includes a microchip that allows to be scanned and get 25% off concessions and 30% off merchandise in the forum. Not a bad gesture.
I can see your concern about the logo being screen printed - that's cheesy as heck, and would cheapen the whole look of the jersey. Hopefully that's not the case.

The microchip idea is very cool and a little creepy at the same time.

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01-31-2011, 02:17 PM
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They should have never gone away from the original design from the early 90s. Black is an overused color but it fit well within the lightning's color scheme in my opinion.

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01-31-2011, 02:18 PM
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Heres a gallery of the conference with some much better pics of the jerseys.

http://lightning.nhl.com/club/galler...n=/photos&pg=1
Well, I know what my first Bolts jersey is gonna look like.

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01-31-2011, 02:19 PM
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Wow, talk about an over exaggeration.
No, it's not. They're pretty unprofessional and lack style on top of it.

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01-31-2011, 02:21 PM
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I like those jerseys now. I like the new ones more, those are damn sweet.

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01-31-2011, 02:21 PM
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01-31-2011, 02:21 PM
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01-31-2011, 02:21 PM
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Maybe it's because I'm a designer, but jeebus.. the way the top of that lightning bolt is spearing the A in 'BAY' is just painful to look at. It makes the whole secondary logo look crooked and amateur.
I agree. The logo looks amateurish. It may be simple but it's not as clever and elegant as it could have been.

No one is asking but I will: no one cares that they ventured from a circular logo to one with an oval?!? I thought the circular ones looked better. There's circular ones on here that look better! The one in someone's avatar with a circular one with the bolt almost fitting inside was the best option, imho.

The new one is a bit cheesy looking and I don't like the oval.

The rest of the jersey looks okay except for the wording of 'Tampa Bay' on the away/white jersey. There's really no need.

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01-31-2011, 02:23 PM
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I guess they could be worse. They need more blue or green teams anyway

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01-31-2011, 02:24 PM
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The more I look at them, the less I like them. That doesn't usually happen.

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01-31-2011, 02:28 PM
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those are pretty good
Lmao, I looked at the avatar and knew it had to be a Leaf fan. I personally don't like them (not because I hate the Leaf jersey) but rather that the black/blue/white worked for them and looked awesome.

Maybe one day it will come back as a 3rd jersey.

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01-31-2011, 02:29 PM
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01-31-2011, 02:31 PM
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Thought they were pretty bad until I saw them on the players. Looks pretty cool and clean. Gives the up and coming franchise a new looks, a la Canucks 3 years ago.

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01-31-2011, 02:32 PM
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01-31-2011, 02:32 PM
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I think they away jerseys are much better than the home jerseys.

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01-31-2011, 02:34 PM
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Garbage in = garbage out.

They had the opportunity to break away from the ugly design they've been using for 20 years instead they just regurgitated it. Too bad it looked better going in.

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I don't know why but this is the first thing I thought of when I saw this.


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01-31-2011, 02:41 PM
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Really not a fan. I messed around a bit in photoshop, and the jerseys look much better with the patch as the main logo.

This was my attempt to make the new jersey in the 90's-2005 style. Note that this was a 2 min effort and only partially finished.

That's like 100X better than what they put together. I don't mind the overall concept behind changing the logo, but they just crapped out on the execution.

Adding a little bit of depth and trim just makes a world of difference. It's crazy how the NHL continues to put out awful designs, while fans with a bit of time and photoshop can blow them away. Much like this, versus Ottawa's current third Jersey:



Maybe the NHL could have a fan voting thing where we all submit our designs, and they build a new Jersey around that concept.

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01-31-2011, 02:44 PM
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Here are the home and away with the logos switched. I think it's a slight improvement


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01-31-2011, 02:47 PM
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Here are the home and away with the logos switched. I think it's a slight improvement

probably will be the third in two years, lol

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01-31-2011, 02:48 PM
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^ I like the white jersey, but the logo on the blue jersey looks like a photo negative in my opinion.

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