Written By: Chris Creamer•
Friday, June 3, 2011
Busy week in the last few days of sports; as you are all well aware the Atlanta Thrashers have announced plans to relocate to Winnipeg, Manitoba in time for the upcoming 2011-12 NHL season, pending a vote amongst the team owners later this month.
If this relocation is approved it would be the first league-approved relocation of a franchise to Canada in the history of the four major sports leagues. In 1980, the NHL’s Atlanta Flames shipped off to Calgary in a move that did not require league approval… my how things have changed in that league.
Of course what everyone in the logo world is concerned about is what this new relocated team will be called and what logo will they be wearing. The new owners have been tight-lipped about this ever since the purchase was announced; but we do have some bits of information…
Elsewhere in the world of sports logos and uniforms: