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Toronto Maple Leafs to get new logo for 2016-2017 season

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The Maple Leafs are getting a new logo for next season. Next season will be year 100 in the NHL for the Leafs. A wordless version of the logo has been seen at the ACC lately.

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The team might be struggling to have success. But the uniforms are just about perfect as they are right now. This change feels unnecessary.

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We'll see what they come up with, if they incorporate an older version of the logo.

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The team might be struggling to have success. But the uniforms are just about perfect as they are right now. This change feels unnecessary.

I wouldn't be too upset if they ran with the 1967 style uniforms full-time if they update the font.

The 35-point leaf would be great also, if they finally center that misaligned 'Toronto.'

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The team might be struggling to have success. But the uniforms are just about perfect as they are right now. This change feels unnecessary.

I wouldn't be too upset if they ran with the 1967 style uniforms full-time if they update the font.

The 35-point leaf would be great also, if they finally center that misaligned 'Toronto.'

Yeah, the kerning on this logo is absolutely brutal

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Just fix that, and make it the new logo.

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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

I know I am in the minority but the current leaf is my favorite by a mile. I really don't like the 1980s - 1967 logos. They are too busy and detailed and "Toronto" is off-center. But I know most people here prefer it and I know the cup count.

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I don't see how they can change the leaf logo, how many times can you deviate from realistic one or the schematic logo?

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I'm optimistic. The fact that this is coinciding with the 100th anniversary probably means it's going to be fairly traditional. The 1967 leaf is probably the best classic option, but the 35 pointed leaf with properly aligned text would work. A new leaf design would be cool too if done right though. I've always been partial to the leaf used on the prototype design of the flag. Something simplified but referential to older design like that could work.

I'm just glad the current boxy 70s mess is finally being done away with. Too much failure associated with it.

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Maybe they'll pull a Browns and switch to a bluer blue?

"The new shade of blue represents the loyalty of Leafs Nation. The white remains unchanged."

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I wonder what they will go with. I just hope it looks good.

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There was this from a few days ago on Icethetics, figured I'd show it off:

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It's a blend of the 60's Leaf with the current.

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this reminds me of a lot of brands. Nike, Apple, Starbucks... at some point, brands like this are able to drop everything outside of their core icon and let that logo stand on its own. if it were me, id do the same with this team. that blank maple leaf looks really good to me and still clearly "reads" Toronto Maple Leafs.

a nice monogram in the center if that leaf wouldnt be a bad option either

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I've noticed on Instagram all season the Leafs have been using a logo without any wording. Not sure if that's a hint of what's to come or not.

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Who here had the idea of using the TTC subway font to replace the Kabel on the typeface? I remember seeing them and thinking they're nice.

Either way I'll be broke next year picking up the old swag on clearance or a new authentic jersey, never mind the anniversary ones :(

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I know it's a popular traditional look, and the uniforms are just fine, but I've always thought the current Leafs logo kinda sucks.

I wouldn't mind an update along the lines of this logo.

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I know nothing about the history of each point in the leaf like some fans I'm sure do, so this may be sacrilege, but I like this logo because it's got a bit of an old timey feel while still being relatively simplified. It kind of reminds me of a logo you'd see for a winter lodge that his a frozen pond behind it where you can skate and play hockey.

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The team might be struggling to have success. But the uniforms are just about perfect as they are right now. This change feels unnecessary.

The uniforms are perfect. Logo is bland proprietary garbage. Updated 35 point leaf would be the best route.

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It sounds like they're going with an entirely new logo as opposed to making an older one the primary.

So long as they stick with the formula of "Toronto Maple Leafs" being set inside a blue/white leaf it won't be hard to improve on the current one.

The current uniforms are perfect though, so it will be interesting to see where they go with that.

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