While shopping at the Wal-Mart one day...
Okay, perhaps it's not actually the Avs' third jersey (planned for next year), but it reminds me of something funny.
There was a time when I would see these lame jersey knock offs, shirts, and other cheap Avs merchandise and think to myself "Look how lame those are? I'm glad the Avalanche uniforms are actually cool".
Flash forward a few years. When the uniprons were first introduced, the first thing I thought of were all the knock off "jersey-shirts" that I'd see in fine retail establishments such as Gart Sports (or The Sports Authority), and thought that perhaps in an effort to save money, management went shopping for replicas. Come to think of it, this current hockey team sort of comes off as a sort of "replica team". But that's another story...
I know it may seem like a stretch, but other than the small, screen printed Avs logo in the middle, I actually think the Wal-Mart jersey is an improvement over the current uniforms (which seem to have become a symbol for mediocrity)! Am I nuts?
Give us back the old uniforms, or give us death!
And by death, I mean draft picks.