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1 minute ago, mr.negative15 said:

I'm not "sour" I just don't like the logo. 

Logos can change (or at least be tweaked)...as the other two said, just be happy the Wings are back!

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3 hours ago, MBurmy said:

Logos can change (or at least be tweaked)...as the other two said, just be happy the Wings are back!

It's completely fine they changed the logo.

 

In fact, I would argue the old logo was out of date. But I still do not like this one. If I came off as "sour" or pissed off about this, I'm not. 

 

I just think this logo looks like it belongs on the front of an MMA Camp's shirt, not a lacrosse jersey. 

 

If they took the "extra wings" off and just had a stylized "W" with wings on the side, I think it'd be much better. I also think they should drop the khaki/vegas gold/whatever that colour is supposed to be. Black and red, that's the Wing's colours. 

 

 

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On 9/1/2017 at 5:31 PM, DiePerske said:

Cities I'd love to see the NLL return to. 

 

Portland

Minnesota

Philadelphia

Chicago

Pittsburgh

 

Expansion

 

Norfolk

North Carolina

 

I would love to see those plaid unis back in Portland!

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Since I can't find any other NLL thread...

 

The Roughnecks changed their home and away jerseys from a not good templated look to their existing alternate template which means the derricks and the riveted numbers are back full time.

 

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That grey arm stripe gets a bit lost on the whites though.

 

And I think I count seven decals on the helmets. Think that's enough?

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12 hours ago, monkeypower said:

Since I can't find any other NLL thread...

 

The Roughnecks changed their home and away jerseys from a not good templated look to their existing alternate template which means the derricks and the riveted numbers are back full time.

 

Roughnecks12.jpg

 

That grey arm stripe gets a bit lost on the whites though.

 

And I think I count seven decals on the helmets. Think that's enough?

 

Yeah, it's nice to see the derricks and rivets in the numbers back on the jersey. When Reebok took over and removed them, it really made their uniforms plain. For a while there, I felt like Colorado and Calgary looked very similar.

I like that teams have these unique little elements to set them apart.

 

The helmet thing, on the other hand, I do not like. Rochester being the worst of the bunch (especially considering their very "hockey like" jerseys).

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Continuing on @monkeypower thought: 

 

There really was no big reveal this year for new uniforms (well expect the San Diego one). So here's a quick recap of what's changed (besides Calgary as @monkeypower has pointed out)

Rochester: as per the picture above, they had a teal jersey with diagonal text as their away jersey. This year (as @sohiosportsfreak had alluded to) they changed to purple with the logo on the front

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Vancouver: slight changes to the home and away this year. The main difference being the shoulder patches on the black and the Inuit art style design on the bottom of both jerseys

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Finally Saskatchewan has a whole new set. All 3 have a different look. The black jersey kind of reminds me of Buffalo's look. The white jersey is basically a green/black version of the Winnipeg Jets jersey with the side panels that the black jersey has. Finally, a green 3rd (which I really like but would prefer the use the regular logo instead of just the "R"). 

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Funny side note: New England doesn't even sell jerseys in their team store online. WTF? 

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Philly released their new primary jersey today

 

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I don't like the numbers on the back (find them hard to read) but I do like what they did with the shoulders. 

Looks like there's going to be a big shake up in ownership in the NLL as well.

http://www.insidelacrosse.com/article/knighthawks-could-be-sold-to-pegula-sports-current-owner-curt-styres-to-get-halifax-expansion-team/52529 

 

The TL;DR is that the Pegulas (who own Buffalo) are buying Rochester. Current Knighthawks owner (Curt Styres) is getting an expansion team in Halifax and, San Diego owner (Joseph Tsai, who recently took over majority ownership of the Nets) is looking to add a second team to the league in Long Island. Finally, the league has registered a trademark on "Boston Shamrocks" (not sure why it wouldn't be Blazers) but there's no significant movement there. 

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Don't mind that Black jersey but why have gold highlights on the wings but not have gold wings on the shoulders?

The red on the sides but gold for the wrist is strange.

There'll be plenty of opportunities for clash/aways with all those colors.

 

Looking forward to seeing the new lot of expansion ideas.

 

Also hopefully the Seals dump that Sega wordmark.

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8 hours ago, mr.negative15 said:

Not expansion, barely even relocation, but more changes for the NLL this off-season. The Canucks ownership bought the Stealth and are moving them to Vancouver proper. 

New name/logo coming.

 

http://nll.com/news/nll-approves-sale-of-the-vancouver-stealth/ 

 

Interesting.

They will be at the Rogers Centre i'm guessing?

 

7 hours ago, Dilbert said:

 

There goes the owning more than one team rule.

 

Please don't name it Halifax or Atlantic, go with Nova Scotia.

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5 hours ago, tigers said:

There goes the owning more than one team rule.

 

There wasn't one in the first place, evidently.  That's a product of the old 19th century baseball owners who cannibalized one team for sake of another.  Nowadays leagues have things in place that prevent such things (commissioner veto of trades and player transactions, dispersal drafts in the event of a franchise disbanding, etc.)

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10 hours ago, tigers said:

 

Interesting.

They will be at the Rogers Centre i'm guessing?

 

 

There goes the owning more than one team rule.

 

Please don't name it Halifax or Atlantic, go with Nova Scotia.

Please name them the Rochester Knighthawks and nothing else. 

 

 

Cheering against and hating Rochester is one of the best parts of the NLL, and I would hate for that to be taken away from me.

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14 hours ago, tigers said:

 

Interesting.

They will be at the Rogers Centre i'm guessing?

Yup!

 

8 hours ago, Mac the Knife said:

 

There wasn't one in the first place, evidently.  That's a product of the old 19th century baseball owners who cannibalized one team for sake of another.  Nowadays leagues have things in place that prevent such things (commissioner veto of trades and player transactions, dispersal drafts in the event of a franchise disbanding, etc.)

 

Yup, the NLL commissioner (Nick Sakiewicz) has come out and said that there is no such rule in the NLL. 

 

4 hours ago, DiePerske said:

Please name them the Rochester Knighthawks and nothing else. 

 

Cheering against and hating Rochester is one of the best parts of the NLL, and I would hate for that to be taken away from me.

 

Lol, I agree but on a more serious note: this team has been around for almost 25 years. I'd hate to see it move just because the owner wants a different market and isn't willing to accept an expansion team. 

He wants to be in Halifax, they've given him an option to get there and save Rochester but, he's still not happy. Doesn't look good on MR. Styres

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4 minutes ago, mr.negative15 said:

Yup, the NLL commissioner (Nick Sakiewicz) has come out and said that there is no such rule in the NLL. 

 

Lol, I agree but on a more serious note: this team has been around for almost 25 years. I'd hate to see it move just because the owner wants a different market and isn't willing to accept an expansion team. 

He wants to be in Halifax, they've given him an option to get there and save Rochester but, he's still not happy. Doesn't look good on MR. Styres

 

I think the concept of restricting ownership to a single team is a little outdated, provided there are adequate safeguards in place to prevent competition issues.

 

I'm betting on Halifax being expansion and the Pegulas taking over Rochester.  Of course I don't know anything, but if I had to guess the best route to take, that'd be it.

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