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Sharks Reverse Retros to Be Revealed Nov. 16th

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According to Sports Business Journal’s Mark J. Burns, the NHL and adidas will unveil Reverse Retro jerseys for all 31 teams on November 16th.

adidas teased all 31 Reverse Retro jerseys this morning:

The tease gives away what Reverse Retro colors to expect from each team.

icethetics tried matching tease to team:

Chris Creamer of SportsLogos.net did the same:

Later in the day, the teams revealed themselves:

The San Jose Sharks, in a reverse of their original colors, look like they’ll be pairing a primary gray with teal. The number — 98, in the case of the Sharks — appears to refer to the year when the team in question wore those colors.

Between 1997-98 and 1998-99, San Jose did switch up their primary jerseys (illustration by Andrew M. Greenstein, NHL Uniform Database):

1997-98

1998-2001

But based on the other teases and their references, most observers think 1998-99’s second-generation San Jose Sharks jerseys will provide the template for the Reverse Retros.

So Monday, Monday, Monday.

Until then, check out these excellent fan Reverse Retro-inspired designs:

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