Hockey league unveils World Cup of Hockey uniforms.
The World Cup of Hockey 2016 uniforms represent eight teams including the U.S., Canada, Sweden, Finland, Czech Republic, Russia, Europe and North America. Each design will feature national emblems, motifs and colors that represent the country’s (or region’s) traditions.
“The design and development of the World Cup of Hockey uniforms was a true collaboration between Adidas, the NHL and the NHLPA, with important input provided by each participating team,” says Brian Jennings, chief marketing officer and executive vice president, NHL. “The best hockey players in the world require the best innovation in uniforms. It was imperative that the uniforms not only feature the best in performance wear but also creatively showcase modern interpretations of each country’s rich history.”
“We took iconic emblems from each of the participating teams to create jersey
The uniforms will be worn by more than 150 players at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto from Sept. 17-Oct. 1.
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