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Hockey Canada reveals trio of jerseys to be worn at Beijing 2022

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Hockey Canada reveals trio of jerseys to be worn at Beijing 2022


Hockey Canada has unveiled the three jerseys that will be worn by its men’s, women’s and Paralympic ice hockey teams at Beijing 2022 on Tuesday.

But with just above two months until finally the Olympics start out, it is even now unclear who will be sporting them.

Connor McDavid, Sidney Crosby and Alex Pietrangelo are the lone trio already named to the men’s team, as NHLers are set to return to the Video games for the very first time due to the fact 2014. Twenty-8 women’s skaters are centralized in Calgary for instruction in advance of Beijing, but not all will graduate to the Olympic workforce.

Hockey Canada CEO Tom Renney explained he knows the new jerseys — no issue who is donning them — will be embraced by Canadian admirers.

“We search ahead to sporting these breathtaking jerseys on the ice in Beijing, and looking at Canadians all close to the globe supporting our groups in the Olympic and Paralympic jersey,” he said. 

(Submitted by Hockey Canada)

(Submitted by Hockey Canada)

The jerseys — a person purple, a person white, one black — all characteristic the Maple Leaf as the centre of consideration.

Canadian Olympic Committee CEO David Shoemaker stated the country’s hockey jerseys are an “legendary symbol of the Olympic Wintertime Video games.”

“The pink, white and black of the jerseys symbolize Canada’s rich record as the most thriving country in Olympic hockey,” he explained.

Canada owns 22 Olympic hockey medals in its background, which includes 13 gold.

In 2018, the men’s group soared to bronze without the need of NHLers though the women’s squad settled for silver just after a shootout reduction to the U.S. The Canadian Paralympic ice hockey squad also fell to the Us residents in the gold-medal video game.

The Beijing Olympics run from Feb. 4-20. The Paralympics are set for March 4-13.


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