The Devils will be wearing their throwback red, white and green jerseys Wednesday when they face the Pittsburgh Penguins at Prudential Center in the sixth and final meeting of the season against the defending Stanley Cup champions.
It will be the first time since the end of the 1991-92 season that the Devils will wear their original colors.
In addition to the retro jerseys, goalie Martin Brodeur also will be wearing a replica of the mask he donned in his first NHL game on March 26, 1992. He also had Sherwood create special red sticks, similar to the ones he used in that first game.
Brodeur is looking forward to wearing the replica mask. He feels it's going to be quite a sight for the fans in attendance. The veteran goalie is the only current Devil to have worn the red, white and green.
"None of these guys did it, but I think it's cool," he added. "I know a lot of people have been talking about it. I know our fans are excited about that. I asked my son, 'Are you going to come to see the game with the retro jerseys?' and he goes, 'I've been waiting for this for so long. For sure, I'm going to come.' It's just a fun thing to do."
Heck, don't be surprised if Devils coach Jacques Lemaire even gets in on the act.
"Maybe I'll wear a green toque," Lemaire quipped following his team's 3-2 victory over the Bruins on Monday. "I'll try and get a green hat."