WWF Hockey Jersey
I believe most geeks have a soft spot for old-school WWF wrestling. Wrestlers were larger-than-life characters back in the 80′s and 90′s, and seemed to be just about everywhere. Cartoons, arcade video games, toys, you name it. I had the fortune of growing up in Calgary, so I was treated to Maple Leaf Wrestling (WWF) and Stampede Wrestling growing up, so I may be biased in my outlook.
This here is a simple WWF jersey, which looks pretty 80′s if I may say so. The powder blues were pretty popular back then for team sports (starting to make a comeback). Plus the striping is evocative of the 80′s era Flames and Bruins.
Here is a bonus for the internet: There are no decent high-res images of the old-school WWF logo online, so I made one the other night for a reader who is actually making one of these! It’s just vector art, and is a far cry from the original airbrushed logo, but it’s a good start for those in need: