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Stockton AHL Hockey Jersey Design

Stockton Choppers by Dave Delisle

If you follow hockey you might be aware of the relocation of several AHL and ECHL teams that will happen this summer at the behest of some western-based NHL clubs. The Calgary Flames are setting up their AHL team in Stockton, CA, where they will be known as the Heat. They recently unveiled their logo and jerseys. Read the rest of this entry

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NHL All-Star Jersey Idea

NHL all-star jersey design by Dave Delisle

As the title suggests, this isn’t a design post exactly, more like a general idea. In light of this year’s weird take on the NHL All-Star jerseys, I thought I’d put forward a new concept, where two unique team identities are created solely for the All-Star game. Read the rest of this entry

The NHL Transformed

Transformers Hockey League NHL by Dave Delisle

I love the NHL and Transformers, so I’m pleased to mashup both here. There are so many teams in Transformers (like the Constructicons and Aerialbots), it makes for a good overall fit.

Detroit fans, I apologize in advance, but the Junkions are what kickstarted this whole thing. Plus they’re the only Transformer with a very distinct wheel.

UPDATE (August 8th 2015): Several teams have been updated, while a few (DAL, WASH, PIT, PHI) have been given new identities. I will probably keep updating these every once in awhile.

Transformers Hockey League NHL by Dave Delisle

Here are some of the old ones and a few unused ones too,

Grab Your Own NHL ’94 Chair Mat

NHL94 Chair Mat by Dave's Geeky Ideas

Last year I designed this chair mat based on NHL ’94, and it proved to be a hit with many folks. My friends at ES Robbins made the chair mat sample which became famous on Puck Daddy. Read the rest of this entry

It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia Hockey Jersey Design

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Disclaimer: I do not watch this show, so it’s probably not as clever as fans would like, but I feel it’s a design that a non-fan like myself would wear, so there’s that.

I’m reminded of the last St. Patty’s Day design I made a few years back, which we had to withdraw for legal reasons. It’s a shame because I was hoping to make the Boondock Saints a yearly staple.

Pixel-Based Table Hockey Players

NES Ice Hockey Table Top by davesgeekyideas

Seeing as video games killed the table hockey star*, why not incorporate video game imagery into table hockey? Player sprites from NES Ice Hockey or Blades of Steel or EA’s venerable NHL series could be turned into table hockey players (the flat 2D variety), creating a retro look for the ol’ table top.

The player sprites from NHL 94 (or any EA game from the 16-bit era) would probably be the most ideal for superimposing onto existing table hockey players. The sprites for NES Ice Hockey would probably need their own custom player shapes (as seen above).

I might have to tackle this fun idea one day. I just wish there was a proficient way of making DIY stickers, y’know?

*I don’t mean to brag, but I am of course referring to myself.

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