Hockey Canada has unveiled the 3 jerseys with a view to be worn via its men’s, women’s and Paralympic ice hockey groups at Beijing 2022 on Tuesday.
But with just over two months until the Olympics begin, it’s still doubtful who can be dressed in them.
One Leaf. One Group. One Function. ?
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Connor McDavid, Sidney Crosby and Alex Pietrangelo are the lone trio already named to the men’s group, as NHLers are set to return to the Games for the first time since 2014. Twenty-eight women’s skaters are centralized in Calgary for training sooner than Beijing, but not all will graduate to the Olympic group.
Hockey Canada CEO Tom Renney stated he knows the new jerseys — regardless of who’s wearing them — will probably be embraced via Canadian enthusiasts.
“we glance forward to wearing those spectacular jerseys on the ice in Beijing, and seeing Canadians throughout the sector helping our groups within the Olympic and Paralympic jersey,” he mentioned.
(Submitted by means of Hockey Canada)
(Submitted through Hockey Canada)
The jerseys — one pink, one white, one black — all function the Maple Leaf as the centre of consideration.
Canadian Olympic Committee CEO David Shoemaker stated the us of a’s hockey jerseys are an “iconic symbol of the Olympic Iciness Games.”
“The crimson, white and black of the jerseys constitute Canada’s rich historical past because the so much a success us of a in Olympic hockey,” he mentioned.
Canada owns 22 Olympic hockey medals in its historical past, including 13 gold.
In 2018, the men’s group soared to bronze without NHLers even as the women’s squad settled for silver after a shootout loss to the U.S. The Canadian Paralympic ice hockey squad also fell to the Americans within the gold-medal sport.
The Beijing Olympics run from Feb. FOUR-20. The Paralympics are set for March 4-13.