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so it DID exist...at least in prototype uniform.

When Ottawa was granted the Senators while I was in grade school...one of the kids that was in my class was an area star in Peewee hockey (if there could be termed such a thing). Anyways...our teacher bought him a T-shirt and a puck with THAT senators logo on it (nowadays if a teacher did that...they'd be questioned)...then I never saw any merchandise with that logo again.

I'm glad they went with the Trojan-esque theme rather than this one.

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Kind of odd that they went with an almost duplicate of the Oilers jersey style at that time, with just a different logo.

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IHL Victoria Spiders jersey, unused as the move from San Francisco never took place:

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I remember that jersey. I got to try the jersey on and interview the guy who was trying to bring the team to Victoria for a school project. If I recall, his son helped pick the colours for the San Jose Sharks or something like that. (That was according to him) I remember the arena was something like 12,000 that he was trying to build. A bit big for Victoria at the time.

If I remember correctly, the Spiders put their giant inflatable spider thingy on ebay. I wonder if anyone bought it.

A rental place here in Topeka was the last known owner of the Giant Spider. It was purchase by the now defunct Topeka Tarantulas CHL Franchise back in 2004. They never used the thing, so I'm not sure why they bought it. When the team folded, they put it on eBay.

http://www.cjonline.com/stories/102005/loc_mascot.shtml

and

http://www.cjonline.com/stories/102705/loc_spidey.shtml

I vaguely remember the story being that the inflated spider ended up being too big for the arena the Tarantulas played in. The second article describes it as being "40 feet tall, 53 feet wide and 55 feet deep" so that seems plausible, although I can also see the cost of inflating and handling something like that every home game being too much for a Central League team. They would have been better off buying this:

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Even by mascot standards it is creepy.

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I've been trying to find that jersey for a while now...I'm trying to get every Sens jersey there is. I have 4 out of 7.

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I've been trying to find that jersey for a while now...I'm trying to get every Sens jersey there is. I have 4 out of 7.

Are you able to find prototypes like that for sale anywhere? That would be awesome if you could.

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I've been trying to find that jersey for a while now...I'm trying to get every Sens jersey there is. I have 4 out of 7.

Are you able to find prototypes like that for sale anywhere? That would be awesome if you could.

Depending how many they have made. I know I've seen a few of those jerseys on Ebay over the years unfortunately I didn't have the funds at that time.

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Nah - Philadelphia is too many letters to be put on a jersey using that font.

I think the prototype shows that it could work rather well.

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so it DID exist...at least in prototype uniform.

When Ottawa was granted the Senators while I was in grade school...one of the kids that was in my class was an area star in Peewee hockey (if there could be termed such a thing). Anyways...our teacher bought him a T-shirt and a puck with THAT senators logo on it (nowadays if a teacher did that...they'd be questioned)...then I never saw any merchandise with that logo again.

I'm glad they went with the Trojan-esque theme rather than this one.

I have one of the "no glue" window stickers with that logo on it. In fact, it's still affixed to my old bedroom window at my parents' place.

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Pre-pending lawsuit Jaguars...

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That lawsuit was a blessing in desguise.

I remember when I first saw those. All I could think was, blech!! I am so thankful for that lawsuit. The current ones are so much better.

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I agree that the current Jaguars uniforms are way better than those prototypes. But my curiosity wants to know how they would have looked on the field.

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San Jose Sharks Nike zipper-neck prototype

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Why they never used that shoulder logo on their newer (pre-RBK) home and away jerseys I'll never understand.

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Agreed - it would have been interesting.

And just how many sour grapes can you cram into two signature graphics, anyway? You going for some kind of world record?

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Agreed - it would have been interesting.

And just how many sour grapes can you cram into two signature graphics, anyway? You going for some kind of world record?

They aslo should have used the circle fin logo (or at the least the new fin logo they have) with their new jerseys.

Does anyone know if there was supposed to be a purpose behind the zipper collar, or was it purly aesthetic?

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I suppose these two logos should apply to this thread too since they appeared in an Official Logo Guide that I have, but are not in the most recent version of the guide. I have also heard rumors of some merchandise with these logos.

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Nah - Philadelphia is too many letters to be put on a jersey using that font.

I think the prototype shows that it could work rather well.

I think the prototype proves my point.

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IHL Victoria Spiders jersey, unused as the move from San Francisco never took place:

Victoria_Spiders--c630_1.jpg

I remember that jersey. I got to try the jersey on and interview the guy who was trying to bring the team to Victoria for a school project. If I recall, his son helped pick the colours for the San Jose Sharks or something like that. (That was according to him) I remember the arena was something like 12,000 that he was trying to build. A bit big for Victoria at the time.

If I remember correctly, the Spiders put their giant inflatable spider thingy on ebay. I wonder if anyone bought it.

lol I remember the people saying that as well. It was sitting it the secretary's garage at the time.

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Nah - Philadelphia is too many letters to be put on a jersey using that font.

I think the prototype shows that it could work rather well.

I think the prototype proves my point.

Also, the nickname tells what city the team on the field is from. Nobody would mistake a team named the "Phillies" as being from San Diego, or Detroit, or Kansas City.

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Nah - Philadelphia is too many letters to be put on a jersey using that font.

I think the prototype shows that it could work rather well.

I think the prototype proves my point.

Also, the nickname tells what city the team on the field is from. Nobody would mistake a team named the "Phillies" as being from San Diego, or Detroit, or Kansas City.

Just imagine if the writers or whoever named the Phillies were writing in New York - the Yankees might be known as the New Yorkies.

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