The Colorado Avalanche revealed today the club’s 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ jersey to be used at the outdoor game at Coors Field on Feb. 27.
The sweater was donned by Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog, who put it on during a press conference for the event.
This special concept, to be used solely during the 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ Game, incorporates the same Colorado ‘C’ design that was added to the Avalanche jersey designs earlier this year. It also features larger numbers on the back and on the shoulders, so fans in attendance will be able identify their favorite players.
From the NHL: "As they did during the height of the rivalry with the Red Wings, the Avalanche, as the home team, will feature white as the main color of the jersey; a connection to the snow-capped peaks of the Rockies. The C puck mark becomes a powerful front crest, an unmistakable reference to Colorado hockey. Streamlined sleeve striping connects to the bold visual of the Avalanche stripe, part of the team’s socks since 1995. The modern styled collar features a 5,280 call out, referencing the Avalanche’s home in the Mile-High City."
This will be the seventh separate sweater to be worn by the Avs, and it is the 15th iteration of uniform since the club moved to Denver in 1995.
February’s contest will be the first NHL outdoor hockey game played in the state of Colorado, and is also the first in franchise history.
For more information on the event, click here.