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Note that Roseau and Wayzata (the team with the Trojan and a W on its jersey) both wore white in the first game of the day. Hockey Day Minnesota was in Moorhead, and both teams only brought their whites, and with each school 3+ hours from home, they had little choice but to just play in the white jerseys:

http://player.theplatform.com/ps/player/pds/duXthYEk4s?pid=TRyZHY2DkBgeMkJ_l8trP1vrbFmyRa9K

http://www.mnhockeyhub.com/news_article/show/78385?referrer_id=32770-news

http://www.mnhockeyhub.com/photo_gallery/show/33453#all

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I'm just watching the games now on DVR (I was out of town all day yesterday), and didn't realize how bad the ice conditions turned out. I know they ended up moving an outdoor game indoors up in Michigan last winter, and they really should have done it for at least the second game (Moorehad vs. Hill-Murray)yesterday. In fact, the ice was so bad that they moved the net forward since the goalie ended up basically digging a hole through and creating slush in the crease.

http://www.mnhockeyhub.com/news_article/show/78388?referrer_id=32770-news

http://www.mnhockeyhub.com/photo_gallery/show/33454#all

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I saw that and on TV it was kinda tough to tell 'em apart. The sun and the white vs. white...You had to search for Wayzata's blue shoulders.

They four minutes I watched yesterday, I had the same thoughts.

All someone had to do is make a decision on who would be home or just pick up the phone and talk to each other.

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as corny as it may have looked, couldn't they have gotten a bunch of colored pinnys (pinneys?) from a local high school?

Probibly. One thing that stood out to me, however, is that, for as big a deal as we all seem to make out of uniforms, the players didn't seem to have any problems identifing which team each other was on. Now, was it the blue shoulders, or the familiarity each kid has with his teammates? Either way, white-on-white didn't seem as distracting as you would think it could be...

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as corny as it may have looked, couldn't they have gotten a bunch of colored pinnys (pinneys?) from a local high school?

Probibly. One thing that stood out to me, however, is that, for as big a deal as we all seem to make out of uniforms, the players didn't seem to have any problems identifing which team each other was on. Now, was it the blue shoulders, or the familiarity each kid has with his teammates? Either way, white-on-white didn't seem as distracting as you would think it could be...

I'll give you a clue as to why they could play with both teams wearing white jerseys. If you ever read Wayne Gretzky's bio, he talks about when the Oilers played the Islanders the first time in the Stanley Cup finals that the hardest thing was to differentiate the pants between the two teams while on the ice. He talked about glancing to each side and having a hard time knowing who was on each side at a glance. I look at these two teams and see that one team has green pants and the other team has blue pants. I'm not saying it was difficult, but it can be done. Besides, isn't most pond hockey played with whatever jersey you show up in, so there are bound to be similar color jerseys on opposite teams.

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