With the preseason in full swing, NHL teams have been revealing their alternate jerseys leading up to start of the season. Alternate jerseys are used for games against teams with similar colours, or for special events such as the Winter Classic.
The Washington Capitals unveiled Winter Classic throwback uniforms with players, including Ovechkin, wearing the jerseys in a baseball dugout! This is nod to the fact that the Capitals will host Chicago Blackhawks for the Winter Classic Game at Nationals Park, the home of MLB’s Washington Nationals.
The Pittsburgh Penguins revealed their third jersey in “Pittsburgh Gold” and the
Tampa Bay Lightning had fun with their reveal, showing a fake palm-tree filled jersey to unenthused players. The true jerseys were later revealed as all black with “Bolts” imprinted on the front. Watch the link to see the Lightning players hilariously get pranked!