In the late ’90s-early 2000s, NHL team execs started commissioning corporate graphic design agencies to “modernize” their classic logos into cringe-worthy redesigns. The reason? New team logos and alternate jerseys, no matter how hideous, brought quick revenue and press. Lately though, teams like the Buffalo Sabres and Washington Capitals have returned to their classic O.G. styles, for the better. Unfortunately, there are still a few teams that either haven't gotten the clean retro memo or need to be moved back to their original cities. Click on the thumbnails above to see 5 NHL team logos that we wish still existed.
Tags: art-of-sport, logo-design, nhl
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