The NHL is unveiling their 2015 All-Star jerseys later today but images of the uniforms – which will be worn for the ASG on January 25 in Columbus – leaked prior to the reveal on Friday. And wouldn’t you know it, they suck. A lot.
Puck Daddy posted the leaked mockups you see above (spotted by @MasonAnimation) back in December and, as you can imagine, lots of fans hoped they were way off. But the NHL teased some photos of the uniforms and, for the most part, they appeared to match up with the digital concepts.
— NHL (@NHL) January 9, 2015
Check out some photos of the jerseys, spotted in the Buffalo Sabres team store by Eric Schmitz:
Any ideas why the hell they’re neon green? Is it to appeal to Seattle? Are these hand-me-downs from 90s Nickelodeon game shows? Is the game sponsored by Xbox? Mountain Dew? Monster Energy? Please enlighten us.
Update: Here’s a look at the full uniforms: