yh Posted May 7, 2004 Share Posted May 7, 2004 (* while many people would claim that the Mighty Ducks are a tool of Disney and were used primarily as a marketing gimmick, the only thing the Ducks have in common with the movies of the same name IS the name! The jerseys where created independently of the movie, but was then the choice of Disney to utilize them in a sequel, much as it is the choice of pop/rap artists to wear various jerseys in music videos. If people object to a team being names after a movie, I see nobody objecting to the St. Louis Blues being named after a song (that was also a movie).)--Roger "Time?" Clemente. Roger, what's really interesting about the whole Mighty Ducks thing is that the NHL allowed Anaheim's franchise to be called the Mighty Ducks, however they prohibited Anaheim's expansion mates in Florida to call their team the Miami Blockbusters because the name and proposed uniforms were too closely suggestive of the video store chain owned by Miami's owner Wayne Huizinga. Hence the Florida Panthers came to be with a color scheme that at the time featured Blockbuster's signature yellow and a slightly darker blue only as trim. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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