Friday, September 6, 2013
Sneak peek at Team Canada's jersey?
By Sarah Goldstein
Updated: 3:06 p.m. ET
Hockey Canada released a statement on Friday afternoon:
Hockey Canada will unveil and launch the jerseys that it's men's, women's and sledge hockey teams will wear at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi on October 8.
We look forward to telling the story and innovation behind the jerseys at that time.
The wait to see Team Canada's men's hockey jersey for Sochi might be over.
While the United States and Russia already unveiled their new sweaters, Canada had not yet announced a date for the reveal. But at the NHL's Player Tour event on Thursday, Jonathan Toews was photographed wearing what could be Canada's jersey for the Olympics.
The jersey is all red with a large white stripe across the chest and the left arm, and there is a large red maple leaf in the center of the white stripe. "Canada" is printed in smaller letters below the stripe.
Designed by Nike, which also designed the U.S. and Russian jerseys, Canada's sweater has the same zig-zag pattern under the collar as the U.S. and Russia.
Getty Images has since removed the photograph from its website.