According to The Star Tribune’s Michael Russo, NHL teams will be ditching their alternate sweaters for the 2017-18 season, as Adidas takes over as the the NHL’s new official jersey outfitter from Reebok.
That means that the Caps will likely be waving goodbye to their current third-jersey throwbacks.
Since we’re nearing the end of Valentine’s Day, let’s end on something cute, shall we? Thursday, during Russia’s 5-2 win over Slovenia, Alex Ovechkin‘s fiancee, Maria Kirilenko, was watching the game in the stands like normal.
What she was wearing was a bit remarkable though. The day before, the Russian language Sport-Express spoke to Maria and asked her if she’d be wearing an Ovi jersey. She did at Dynamo games. You’d think the answer to this question would be simple, but it’s not when you’re dealing with famous athletes who have big-money equipment deals with even more famous athletic companies.
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