I was certain these two would get in and they did. Griffey even got the highest vote percentage ever. That’s pretty cool. (How could three voters not include him?)
But I look at the rest of the list and wonder.
Where is Trevor Hoffman? Where is Jeff Bagwell? Tim Raines?
I didn’t dig the highlighter unis they did last year. But this year in Nashville, their homage to music is nice.
The black and white theme goes with the piano keyboard. The three stars on the collar work as the homage to Tennessee. I wish there was some blue to it but overall it’s not an overly exciting look. In fact, it’s kind of plain.
And plain is good. With the NHL going to a new format this year, the last thing they need to do is have some kind of gimmicky look to it. Keep it simple and let the game speak for itself. I’m fine with this look. No need to attract attention to the game for the wrong reasons.