Scroll down to view all the rumoured jerseys and the OFFICIAL new jersey launched today, August 29, 2007 (view my Flickr photos tagged: newcanucksuniforms.
Feb 24, 2007: The Vancouver Canucks logo has been the topic of much debate recently. This is evident when I’m browsing my stats and see that “Johnny Canuck Logo” is the term most searched, that will link to my blog.
After Francesco Acquilini bought out John McCaw, there had been numerous speculation about the future of the whale jersey. The Canucks were scheduled to wear their vintage stick jerseys for 25 of 41 home games this season; do they wear it full-time next season? Or will they unveil a completely new jersey with a new logo on August 1st? [Canucks Hockey Blog]
He is referring to an article in today’s Vancouver Sun suggesting that we’re due for a logo change – for real.
The Canucks are holding a â€˜closed doorâ€™ photo shoot Thursday afternoon , where the subject will be the new-look jerseys in line for the 2007/08 season. The local Canucksâ€™ message boards are ablaze with speculation, with most believing the team will go back to the retro blue and green colour scheme. However, what the logo will look like remains a mystery.
EDIT: … this press conference was postponed.
Update: August 16, 2007 – Chris just sent me a link to these forums where this is the rumoured new look.
Update: August 22, 2007 – I’m loving this “hybrid proposal” as featured on Canucks and Beyond.
Update: August 27, 2007 – Alanah has some really great “rough sketches” that were submitted to her via email, rumoured to actually be the new logo. Seriously… does anyone think this is actually the front runner so far?
August 29, 2007 – I was at GM Place today for the unveiling. The new uniforms are blue, green and white (exact vintage colour scheme) with the orca logo in blue and white AND the word “VANCOUVER” written across the top. Photos are all available on my Flickr under tag: newcanucksuniforms.