Secrets behind new NHL World Cup of Hockey jersey designs

The NHL, NHLPA and adidas unveiled the World Cup of Hockey’s logos and jerseys on Wednesday. Some, like Team North America, were straight fire; others were a little more puzzling. But there’s a method behind all of this madness, and adidas has revealed why inspired each look. First off, know this: These jerseys use “adizero” technology, which is a blend of three lightweight fabrics that have been tested over a four-year period. It’s supposed to reduce weight and add flexibility. And no pi...
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Ads on Cavs jerseys could cost $5 million

A five-inch patch on LeBron James’ jersey could be worth well over seven figures a year for the Cleveland Cavaliers. But at this point, more than a week after the NBA finally approved placing ads on jerseys, one of the few certainties is the size of the patch — a 2½-inch-by-2½-inch square. When the league, four years after an effort to begin selling the jersey patches was tabled by its owners, announced a three-year pilot program beginning in 2017-18, commissioner Adam Silver estimated it ...
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Pearson’s OT goal helps Kings beat Sharks 2-1 in Game 3

he Associated Press SAN JOSE, Calif. — Getting down in a series seems to bring out the best of the Los Angeles Kings. Especially when they're playing the San Jose Sharks. Tanner Pearson scored 3:47 into overtime and the Kings bounced back from a pair of series-opening losses at home to beat the Sharks 2-1 in Game 3 in the first round Monday night. "It's a confident group when our backs are against the wall," Pearson said. "We're still there and we've got to fight back to even up the series." ...
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Patrice Bergeron was fourth on the NHL’s list of top-selling jerseys this season

Patrice Bergeron is still one of the game's most popular players. –Charles Krupa/AP By PJ Wright April 13, 2016 Patrice Bergeron’s No. 37 jersey was the fourth-best seller during the 2015-16 season, the NHL announced on Tuesday. he Bruins know a little something about coming in fourth place. The 30-year-old center finished the regular season with 32 goals and 36 assists for 68 points, his highest total since the 2006-07 season, despite the Bruins failing to make the playoffs af...
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In defense of ads on NHL jerseys (Trending Topics)

cheap jerseys NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks at a news conference before the NHL Awards show Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in Las Vegas. The NHL is officially exploring expansion. The league is opening a formal expansion review process to consider adding new franchises to its 30-team league, Bettman announced Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Las Vegas, Seattle and Quebec City are the markets that have expressed the most serious interest. (AP Photo/John Locher) Ads on NHL jerseys are coming. This is...
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