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I think this may have been said around the time the NHL season started, but is it true that the Oilers will have a new look around Christmas time or was that just hot air floating around?

I think they'll break out their vintage jerseys are their third jersey sometime around Christmas. I think this has been confirmed by various merchandise catalogs. The current third jersey will be disposed.

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I think this may have been said around the time the NHL season started, but is it true that the Oilers will have a new look around Christmas time or was that just hot air floating around?

I think they'll break out their vintage jerseys are their third jersey sometime around Christmas. I think this has been confirmed by various merchandise catalogs. The current third jersey will be disposed.

That's great news. The current third is relatively sharp. The logo is cool, but the deviation from the color scheme bugs the crap out of me. Who approved that? Anyway, I'll be thrilled to see the vintages on an alt basis. It's better than nothing. Heck, I would've been happy if NHL 2K7 could've thrown them in as alts or unlockables in regular play/franchise mode, instead of just with the all-time teams.

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I think this may have been said around the time the NHL season started, but is it true that the Oilers will have a new look around Christmas time or was that just hot air floating around?

I think they'll break out their vintage jerseys are their third jersey sometime around Christmas. I think this has been confirmed by various merchandise catalogs. The current third jersey will be disposed.

For the life of me I can't find the specific info now, but it was announced that the Oilers will be wearing vintage jerseys on 3 dates this season in the new year.

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I read somewhere that it's supposed to be vintage with a twist. Whatever that means.

Maybe then mean with the numbers on the front like Buffalo.

It will probably have to have a twist if it wants to conform to the new jersey template next year to avoid having to undergo another redesign in 6 months.

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It's the classic blue jersey with the orange shoulder panels. I imagine they'll do what Montreal, Boston and Vancouver did and use them as the official third jersey for the remainder of the season (without that V patch on the front).

This?

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Or this?

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My guess it will be the 80's version of the Oilers uniform. Blue one of course.

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It's the classic blue jersey with the orange shoulder panels. I imagine they'll do what Montreal, Boston and Vancouver did and use them as the official third jersey for the remainder of the season (without that V patch on the front).

This?

Oilers.gif

Or this?

Oilers4.gif

I'm almost 100% sure that it will be the first as CCM couldn't even be bothered to produce the Nike style Stanley Cup years version for the Heritage Classic or their Gretzky / Messier 'Heroes of Hockey' series jerseys. Also, the vintage blue replicas in stores now have the the CCM logo on the back of the neck (it looks ridiculous) and sleeve like Sabres vintage third replicas I've seen.

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This will be the last year of the Oilers 3rds, but they have dates to wear them well into the new year. There are 4 dates after New Year's with the Oilers wearing the vintage blues. Around the All Star break the Oilers will be unveiling new home/away jerseys for next season.

The "vintage with a twist" is not completely true. Pat LaForge, President of the Oilers said that fans of the Oilers traditions won't be disappointed and that the new jerseys changes would be "substantial enough" so who knows?

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This will be the last year of the Oilers 3rds, but they have dates to wear them well into the new year. There are 4 dates after New Year's with the Oilers wearing the vintage blues. Around the All Star break the Oilers will be unveiling new home/away jerseys for next season.

The "vintage with a twist" is not completely true. Pat LaForge, President of the Oilers said that fans of the Oilers traditions won't be disappointed and that the new jerseys changes would be "substantial enough" so who knows?

Sounds like LaForge has pretty much guaranteed that it will be front numbers. It's the only change I can think of that would be substantial enough for the average fan to notice, while not changing the major elements of the original jersey.

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Let's hope this change is made! they need to bring more orange into their design again and what better way then with a vintage alt?

Yeah, I really like this move. I hate the current Oilers' third and I'm happy that they will be no more. The Oilers' need orange in there color scheme and hopefully this pushes them to use orange more.

It's the classic blue jersey with the orange shoulder panels. I imagine they'll do what Montreal, Boston and Vancouver did and use them as the official third jersey for the remainder of the season (without that V patch on the front).

This?

Oilers.gif

Or this?

Oilers4.gif

Please wear the second one. The first one is ok but the second one is so much better looking.

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