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Canucks to turn back clock during 50th season with Black Skate jerseys

Fans voted for sweaters worn during run to Stanley Cup Final in 1994

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / Staff Writer

For their 50th season in the NHL, the Vancouver Canucks are turning back the clock.

The team announced on Thursday that it would be bringing back the famous Black Skate jersey in 2019-20.

Tweet from @Canucks: As voted by the fans, the return of the Black Skate jersey reintroduces a jersey from one of our most storied eras for our celebratory season.

The determination was made via fan vote.

The Black Skate jerseys were last worn during the 1996-97 season. They were also the teams primary jersey during their Stanley Cup Final appearance in 1994, a team led by Hall of Fame forward Pavel Bure.

The team will wear the Black Skate for three games during the 2019-20 season.

The Canucks will also wear their Heritage jersey, the hockey stick logo originally used from 1970-78, for 10 games this upcoming season,

Tweet from @adidashockey: Honor the past. Celebrate the future.The @Canucks ���Heritage��� jersey brings back the historic yet modernized Stick In Rink mark worn during their inaugural season in 1970-71.#teamadidas #WeAreAllCanucksExplore more:

The team's everyday jerseys also underwent a change. No longer will the city name appear on the front of the jersey, instead the orca whale C logo will be enlarged.

Tweet from @Canucks: We are British Columbia���s team.

The Canucks tweeted along with pictures of the new sweaters: "We are British Columbia's team."

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