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'Captain' Bieber unveils new Maple Leafs jersey

Musician wore personalized No. 6 Toronto jersey bought at NHL Store during concert

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / Staff Writer

Justin Bieber recently visited the NHL Powered by Reebok Store in New York, and Thursday he finally got to show off his new jersey.

Bieber got a personalized Toronto Maple Leafs jersey with No. 6 on the back and captain's 'C' on the front May 7, and he wore it on stage at his concert at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

Tweet from @AirCanadaCentre: Unreal round 1 of #PurposeTourToronto. See you for round 2 tomorrow, @justinbieber!

No. 6 is retired by the Maple Leafs for Hockey Hall of Fame member Ace Bailey.

Bieber wore a Chicago Blackhawks jersey while posing with the Stanley Cup three years ago. More recently he was given an Edmonton Oilers jersey by Wayne Gretzky at a show in Las Vegas earlier this year.

Tweet from @OfficialGretzky: Great night with @justinbieber in Vegas. Glad you liked the jersey! #thepurposetour #gretzkyfantasycamp2016

He wore a Rangers jersey with Gretzky's name and number on it at the iHeartRadio Music Awards in April in Los Angeles.

Tweet from @iHeartRadio: Congrats!!!! @justinbieber WINNER! Male Artist of the Year! #iHeartAwards

Bieber also performed in an Arizona Coyotes jersey with Max Domi's name and number on it in March during a concert at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz.

Tweet from @Coyotes_FZ: #NHL Justin Bieber is wearing a Max Domi #Coyotes jersey during his Glendale ...

Some NHL players are fans of Bieber. Members of the Tampa Bay Lightning recently attended his concert in Brooklyn, and Lightning center Vladislav Namestnikov wore a Bieber T-shirt to the show.

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