Good Morning, Insiders!
A little release for your Thursday morning, before we get things rolling from Pittsburgh.
The Kings unveiled this morning the newest addition to their family of jerseys, with the latest in the Reverse Retro line. All 32 teams around the NHL should have their newest jerseys out today, with the second edition of the Reverse Retro campaign.
The Kings will wear their Reverse Retro jerseys five times this season, between November and January. The jerseys will debut on November 12 versus Detroit and will also be worn two additional times at home, on December 17 versus San Jose and December 31 versus Philadelphia. The Kings will also wear the sweaters twice on the road, on December 23 at Arizona and January 7 at Vegas.
The jersey is a homage to the Miracle on Manchester, with forum blue and gold returning to the on-ice color scheme for the first time since the first Reverse Retro campaign in 2020-21. The Kings will wear this crown on a white jersey for the first time in franchise history.
Kings President Luc Robitaille on the Reverse Retro Jersey
The Reverse Retro concept has been embraced across the NHL and we are thrilled to work with the League and adidas to help introduce this new version of our jersey. We believe it is a great blend of the 50-plus year history of our franchise, and we feel it will be popular with new and long-time Kings fans alike.
From the team’s official release –
The LA Kings, the National Hockey League and adidas today unveiled the newest adidas Reverse Retro 2022 jerseys for all 32 NHL teams to be worn this season.
[Reverse Retro is] a league-wide call back to unique historic moments in each Club’s history
The jersey will go on-sale beginning November 15 at the Team LA Store at Crypto.com Arena. A special pre-sale of the jersey is available starting today, Thursday, by visiting: https://teamlastore.com/products/la-kings-reverse-retro-jersey
Details on the jersey:
– The Kings are honoring the 1982 uniform celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the “Miracle on Manchester.”
– The Kings Reverse retro is remixed in a bright athletic white base with Forum Blue (purple) and gold color trims.
– This is the first time this iconic purple and gold jersey has been executed in white.
– The center crest royal crown incorporates a dimensional treatment with raised gems and detailed satin stitch embroidery.
– The current NHL Shield logo is remixed in vintage orange and black colors.
This season the team will wear four different adidas jerseys over the course of the club’s 82-game season: Home Black adidas Jersey, Road White adidas Jersey, ‘90s Era adidas Heritage Jersey, and the adidas Reverse Retro 2022 jersey unveiled today.
The Kings play at Pittsburgh tonight as the club’s five-game road trip continues. The game begins at 4 p.m. (PT) with pregame coverage on Bally Sports West and the LA Kings iHeartRadio Audio Network starting at 3:30 p.m. (PT).
Forum Blue & Gold 👑
Introducing our @adidas Reverse Retro 2022 #reverseretro
Available 11.15#GoKingsGo x @adidashockey pic.twitter.com/sYXE8u8U7y
— LA Kings (@LAKings) October 20, 2022
Game Preview to follow! Cal Petersen off first this morning, lines appear unchanged from how things ended in Nashville. More to follow!
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