WBS Penguins Unveil Retro-Style Third Jersey

WBS Penguins Jersey

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, the only hockey team with both a hyphen and a slash in their name, unveiled their new retro-style alternate jerseys earlier today.

From the official release:

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins unveiled their alternate sweater for the 2014-15 season on Monday morning at the Toyota SportsPlex in Wilkes-Barre.

The jersey, featuring a predominantly sky blue background, is based the road sweaters worn by the Pittsburgh Penguins between 1968 and 1972.

The Penguins will wear the sweaters a minimum of 10 times during the upcoming season, which gets underway on Saturday, October 11 against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.

WBS Penguins New Alternate Jersey 2014-15

Aside from being an obvious homage to the classic Pittsburgh Penguins sweaters of the 60s and 70s, they’re also a reverse-version of the AHL Penguins third jersey in 2006/07. The Baby Pens have unveiled a new, unique alternate jersey for every season since 2002/03.