The sweaters the Golden Knights will don when they take the ice outdoors at T-Mobile Park in Seattle have officially been unveiled.
Drawing inspiration from the Wild West and cowboy era of the 1910s, Vegas’ Winter Classic jersey’s colors reflect the time period with the vintage white base, a deeper and richer gold used in the piping, and the felt fabric in the logo. Piping details in the center crest and numbers are inspired by the U.S. Military Academy at West Point uniforms, the alma mater of Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley. On the collar of the jersey, there are seven stars to represent the Golden Knights’ seventh season as a franchise. -Golden Knights Press Release
The Golden Knights will wear gloves that recall the brown leather look of hockey’s past, which is something other teams like the Dallas Stars and Edmonton Oilers have also incorporated into their recent outdoor looks. –Greg Wyshysnki on ESPN.com
As is tradition with NHL jerseys, there are Easter eggs built into the back neck collar. Vegas has seven stars in the back neck to mark Jan. 1, 2024, as the first day of the seventh year of the Golden Knights franchise. –Greg Wyshysnki on ESPN.com
A “very limited number” of jerseys are available now at Golden Knights official team shops. Other Winter Classic merchendise is also available now online and will be available this week at SportsTown in Downtown Summerlin.