Maple Leafs New Third Jersey

By HOWARD BERGER

LOS ANGELES (July 14) – There has been much speculation about whether the Toronto Maple Leafs will unveil a new third jersey for next season. The answer I’ve gotten is yes… the re-designed alternate (pictured below) will look very much like the jersey the club wore at Maple Leaf Gardens on May 2, 1967 – the night it last hoisted the Stanley Cup. The 12-point maple leaf is identical to that worn by the team from the start of the 1967 playoffs to the end of the 1969-70 season. The striping is also identical to the ’67-’70 version, though larger on both the jersey-bottom and sleeve.

This is a very sharp design and should do extremely well for Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment. It replaces the alternate jersey worn, on and off, by the hockey club since the 1998-99 season: a replica of the mid-’60s white road uniform (with old-style, 35-point Leafs logo and blue shoulder yoke).

Will pass on details of when this new third jersey is scheduled to hit the stores.

 

 

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MAPLE LEAFS NEW ALTERNATE JERSEY…

 

REPLACES THIS ONE, WORN PERIODICALLY SINCE 1998

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