The Washington Capitals, National Hockey League and Adidas today unveiled the new Capitals Reverse Reverse Adizero Authentic Adidas jersey the team will wear for select games during the 20-21 season.
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The flag’s patriotic colors rejuvenate, the iconic reverse retro jersey features the Chilla Eagle design and will remind fans of the 1997–98 Capitals team, which featured several players including Peter Bondra, Olive Kolzig and Calle Johansson. Originally a part of the Capitol re-brand which included changing to a lighter shade of blue, the current capitals would be made in red, white and blue. The team originally introduced the new logo and uniform with a blue, black and bronze color scheme in 1995, and removed the look in 2007.
Adidas teamed up with each of the NHL and the league’s 31 teams and designed a reverse retro jersey representing unique and historic moments in the history of each club, refreshing the color and design combination for an all-new presentation. did. The Adidas Reverse Retro program creates a new formula to showcase the passion of fans. During Adidas’ two-year-long process the overreaching design theme was for each team’s jersey collection and mine of team colors, creating them something new and never seen before. With that in mind, Adidas uniquely created distinctive and desirable jerseys, incorporating inverted team colors.
“We are excited to unveil the Capital Reverse Retro Jersey, which marks the critical era of our team’s history,” said Hunter Lomachan, Chief Marketing Officer, Monumental Sports and Entertainment. “Working closely with Adidas and the NHL, our goal was to pay tribute to our 97-98 team, through refreshment of the jersey design and, most importantly, by reinvigorating the iconic Scream Eagle through feedback from our fanbase. Extremely proud. Look forward to seeing the Capitals’ retro retro jersey and their debut on the ice during the 2020-21 season. “
Capitol’s reverse retro jersey will be available online exclusively at the Capital One Arena and Medstar Capitals Iceplex Team Store starting December 1. shop.monumentalsportsnetwork.com And NHLshop.com. What further list will be available and other details will be announced soon. To be the first to receive this additional merchandise sales information, sign up WashCaps.com/RetroRelease.
During the 2020–21 season, Capitol will celebrate retro jerseys through programming, digital content, and honor the past with a new school experience.