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Senators, Canucks Unveil 2014 Heritage Classic Jerseys

Ottawa Vancouver Heritage Classic Jerseys

The Ottawa Senators and Vancouver Canucks officially unveiled their uniforms to be worn for the 2014 NHL Heritage Classic on March 1st at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver during a press event earlier today.

The Senators uniform is simply a “heritage white” version of the Sens’ alternate jersey they’ve been wearing since the 2011/12 season. Despite their statement that the game “pays tribute to the 1915 Stanley Cup Final”, these uniforms are more based off of the ones worn by the original Ottawa Senators NHL franchise during the 1930s.

Ottawa Senators 2014 Heritage Classic Uniform

The Vancouver Canucks will be wearing the maroon 1915 Vancouver Millionaires jerseys the team had previously worn back in March for a game against the Detroit Red Wings. The 2014 Heritage Classic logo added to the shoulder.

“It’s very nice, Vancouver has a great history of hockey, and it’s an honour to put it on. It’s a nice jersey” – Canucks’ Henrik Sedin

Vancouver Millionaires jersey from 2012/13. Same design for 2014 Heritage Classic
Vancouver Canucks “Millionaires” jersey from 2012/13. Same design for 2014 Heritage Classic

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Senators Back of Jersey

The original Ottawa hockey teams had almost always wore alternating black, red, and white horizontal stripes. That tradition was (awesomely) continued with the birth of the Ottawa 67s OHL junior hockey team in the latter half of the 20th century.

1931 Ottawa Senators
The 1931 Ottawa Senators uniform, close to their 2014 Heritage Classic look
1915 Ottawa Senators
The 1915 Ottawa Senators, note the lack of “O” logo and inclusion of crossed Canadian and British flags on chest

The original Vancouver pro hockey team, the Millionaires won the 1915 Stanley Cup as members of the Pacific Coast Hockey Association:

The 1915 Vancouver Millionaires
The 1915 Vancouver Millionaires