Icethetics confirmed on Twitter today that the Winnipeg Jets’ third jersey design that was floating around the internet is, in fact, accurate. Here’s what the Jets are going to be rocking as their alternates next year:
Can now confirm this leaked @NHLJets third jersey is accurate. Here’s a higher resolution image and a blog update.
— Icethetics (@icethetics) September 13, 2018
This new jersey features the wordmark that the Jets recently started using on their helmets. it also features some franchise branding as the inside of the collar says “We Are The True North.”
It’s certainly a different look than Winnipeg’s current home and away set. In my opinion, the hand-written wordmark style as the crest is a nice decision, but this is an incredibly boring jersey. It’s a nice start, but something just seems to be missing. It looks like a practice jersey.
If it were up to me, I’d have gone with these gorgeous throwbacks: