We are also Canucks.
Do not know if that’ll be the new team’s slogan or not, but right now capable as an appealing working day for the Vancouver Canucks. The crew unveiled the new name, brand, and jerseys for their AHL affiliate, which is going to Abbotsford following 8 years in Utica.
It’s the initially time in the Canucks’ 51-12 months heritage that their farm staff will be near to dwelling, so admirer desire was significant. For months, supporters have been spitballing innovative names and concepts, however the most clear alternative did fly a very little under the radar.
After a 20-minute delay this morning, it was disclosed that the AHL workforce will be known as the Abbotsford Canucks and will use Johnny Canuck as its emblem. Johnny Canuck was the most important emblem utilized by the Western Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks, a franchise that was in existence from 1945 until eventually Vancouver entered the NHL in 1970. The NHL Canucks acquired the legal rights to the logo far more than a 10 years ago, but have utilized it sparingly due to the fact.
The standard Johnny Canuck structure has been utilized in merchandise bought by the crew, and a stylized Johnny was utilised as a patch on their alternate uniforms from 2008 to 2017.
These new Canucks will don the very same colours as the group that plays at Rogers Arena, nevertheless green, not blue, will be the most important colour for Abbotsford’s household uniforms. Other subtleties with the new jerseys include retro-inspired laces all over the collar and an A on the sleeves, which is a nod to the 1970’s Canucks uniforms which experienced Vs on the sleeves.
So was this a excellent shift or a awful one particular? If you talk to Canucks followers, the solution is… both of those.
The Canucks have hardly ever experienced common acceptance for any brand or jersey redesign, so why begin now, ideal? Here’s a glimpse at some of the highly entertaining reactions from admirers currently.
— Blue Collar Brigade 🇨🇦🏒 (@BluCollarBrigad) July 14, 2021
They experienced this male product for the graphic. pic.twitter.com/ljmOHpNGIe
— Robert Coleman (@cobbyroll) July 14, 2021
This is incredible. 10/10 https://t.co/pyh8xLNj6j
— Ultras 1972 (@Ultras_1972) July 14, 2021
Wtf is this jersey? Could you be significantly less dramatic. A lot less attractive?
Should really have been Fraser Valley… https://t.co/IGuuP4lLw9
— Milz मिलन (@Milzz89) July 14, 2021
Johnny Canuck: It’s. About. Time.
— Brad ⚔🍷🎦 (@bonimbibe) July 14, 2021
I like inexperienced substantially far more than the next person but even I gotta say… that’s a whole lot of environmentally friendly
— Jonathan Cocks (@McGeddes11) July 14, 2021
— Lachlan Irvine (@LachInTheCrease) July 14, 2021
The Fraser Valley Johnnies.
— Grady Sas (@GradySas) July 14, 2021
Who wore it improved? pic.twitter.com/VRL8PDmw5p
— Optimistic Canuck (@OptimistCanuck) July 14, 2021
You fellas have been making an attempt to make that johnny canuck junk come about for yrs. congrats lmao
— DK (@khatinthekar) July 14, 2021
Abbotsford Canucks… I like it.
Johnny Canuck as the logo… I like it.
And when you look at the reality they’ve used the previous 5-6 many years branding “We Are All Canucks” as their franchise slogan, this was definitely the only logical alternative.
Super anticlimactic… but I like it.
— Steve Boddy (@Boddy604) July 14, 2021
I have to say though I did not want the nickname to be the Canucks, now that it is, I like the environmentally friendly jersey and Johnny Canuck emblem.
It truly is one thing fans have been inquiring for the NHL crew to do for a long time. Can not have it both of those ways!#Canucks
— Sat Oberoi (@SatOberoi) July 14, 2021
Canucks admirers last but not least get what they want! A Johnny Canucks jersey! Oh what? Individuals are whining and complaining? 😂 This fan base person
— The Brindy Gypsy (@CRgypsy31) July 14, 2021
the sleeves are awesome. Way much too significantly green for my taste personally. and making use of the Johnny Canuck was an magnificent idea…this model of it although, meh
— 𝐌𝐚𝐥𝐜𝐨𝐥𝐦 (@malcolmert) July 14, 2021
Really do not intellect likely the Johnny Canuck route but god all those have to be a person of the ugliest jerseys I have ever observed. Enormous miss… the homeowners glance to save income on ever corner even with who they retain the services of to make these design’s. pic.twitter.com/65TtPw6MiF
— Offended Canucks Twitt*r (@angrycanucks) July 14, 2021
Hipster logo in the valley. Brilliant.
— Bubba Luce (@bubbaluce) July 14, 2021
This is worse than a Wal-Mart knock-off jersey.
— NHL Watcher (@NHL_Watcher) July 14, 2021