#UniformUpdate: Dallas Stars leak new logo

By: Mike Wagenman (@mjwags23)

Since the Stars moved from Minnesota to Dallas, they have experimented with a number of different uniform and logo designs.

The 1993-94 season was the team’s first in Texas. Since, the Stars’ primary logo design has remained the same, but has just gotten progressively darker. Dallas has also experimented with a jersey style that literally looks like a giant star was cut out of it.

Starting in 2007, the team decided to put player numbers on the front of the jersey in addition to the back and the sleeves. The Stars abandoned the logo on the chest in 2011 and replaced it with an arched “DALLAS”.

Don’t forget this nightmare alternate logo:

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Safe to say the Stars’ logos and uniforms have not exactly worked out particularly well.

Now, they have decided to go in a new direction. A more clean and simple style. Personally, I think the designers could have done a bit better, give how simple the name “Dallas Stars” is. But, they did not do a bad job by any means. Here’s the primary logo:

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#TheList: NHL’s Top 25 Left Wingers: Part 2

Today, we’ll continue with #TheList’s Top 25 NHL Left Wingers, starting with #20. Missed this weekend’s post on #25-21? Catch up here. But now, let’s check out what players cracked #TheList’s Top 20, and what surprising team features features two of the next five:

20. David Perron, St. Louis Blues

perronA first round pick in the 2007 NHL Draft, David Perron has spent his entire six-year career with the team that drafted him, the St. Louis Blues. As a 19-year old rookie in 2007-08, Perron played in 62 games for the Blues, scoring 13 goals and adding 14 assists. In the following season, Perron scored 15 times en route to a career-high 50 point season.

Injuries have rattled Perron as of late, as he played in just 67 games combined in the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons, providing the Blues with 49 points. This season, Perron has managed to stay healthy, but hasn’t been able to find the net effectively, producing just 25 points in 45 games. Perron had arguably his best season last year, so look for him to pick it back up in a full season for 2013-14, and watch as the Blues ride – or die – along with the success of Perron.

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