Calgarypuck Forums - The Unofficial Calgary Flames Fan Community
Old 08-23-2013, 01:41 PM   #1
flamestar16
Backup Goalie
 
flamestar16's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Calgary
Exp:
Default ESPN ranks the Uni's for the Four Major Sports

ESPN has recently completed their annual uniform rankings for the four major sports. (MLB, NBA, NHL, NFL)

The Flames dropped eight spots from last year to 87th this year. (122 total teams)

This team has had some odd uni-related moments. Remember the diagonal jersey stripe? The fire-breathing stallion? The big problem now is the use of black on the home jersey. Come on, you're the Flames, not the charred ashes! And while you're at it, clean up the underarm area and side panels on the home and road designs. Bonus points for using the franchise's old Atlanta Flames logo for the alternate captaincy designations. (Meanwhile: There's some chatter about the Flames trading in their retro alternate for a new alternate design this season. Stay tuned.)


http://espn.go.com/sportsnation/stor...uniforms-1-122

He makes some decent points. If this was purely on logos you would have to think the Flames would be higher.

Sadly the Canucks and Oilers rank higher.
flamestar16 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2013, 02:01 PM   #2
neo45
Powerplay Quarterback
 
neo45's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Exp:
Default

There's no way the Flames jerseys are worse than the Canucks
neo45 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to neo45 For This Useful Post:
Old 08-23-2013, 02:53 PM   #3
calgaryred
Franchise Player
 
calgaryred's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Chilliwack, B.C
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by neo45 View Post
There's no way the Flames jerseys are worse than the Canucks
Flames have a ten times better logo than the Canucks with their stupid watermark design. For the jersey design I agree the Nucks are better, its clean, neat and not with stupid reebok striping.

Not a fan of the Nucks but not a Homer not to admit the truth
__________________
calgaryred is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to calgaryred For This Useful Post:
Old 08-23-2013, 03:11 PM   #4
sun
First Line Centre
 
sun's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Not cheering for losses
Exp:
Default

How can the canucks jerseys be considered "clean and neat" compared to the Flames when they have that idiotic VANCOUVER word art above their logo?

The vertical striping is ugly, yes; but largely unnoticeable IMO. Nitpicking a solid jersey that is only slightly different from the beloved 04 version.
sun is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2013, 03:28 PM   #5
troutman
Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer
 
troutman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Winebar Kensington
Exp:
Default

I hope it is not true that the Browns are going for new unis in 2015. I love the basic unis they have now.

http://espncleveland.com/common/more...&post_id=14911
__________________

I wish the heck I could like fish, I just hate the taste of it . . . I wish I could eat one, they look so good . . .
- Gil Fisher (The Fishin' Musician):
troutman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2013, 04:12 PM   #6
the2bears
#1 Goaltender
 
the2bears's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: The Bay Area
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by calgaryred View Post
Flames have a ten times better logo than the Canucks with their stupid watermark design. For the jersey design I agree the Nucks are better, its clean, neat and not with stupid reebok striping.

Not a fan of the Nucks but not a Homer not to admit the truth
How does opinion become "truth"?
__________________
the2bears - the indie shmup blog.
the2bears is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2013, 04:34 PM   #7
Cali Flames Fan
First Line Centre
 
Cali Flames Fan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Boca Raton, FL
Exp:
Default

Nevermind the Canucks, how the heck do the Washington Wizard or Oklahoma City Thunder beat us....by a lot too...huh?
__________________
“Our best players are simply not our best players right now, it's as simple as this.” Bob Hartley
Cali Flames Fan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2013, 06:28 PM   #8
_Q_
First Line Centre
 
_Q_'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Calgary
Exp:
Default

Well, I always thought our uniforms are one of the worst sets in pro sports. So I think they're being a bit generous ranking us middle of the road.

And yes, the Canucks uniform is much MUCH better than ours.
_Q_ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2013, 06:40 PM   #9
Mike F
Franchise Player
 
Mike F's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Djibouti
Exp:
Default

Subjective opinions are subjective.
Mike F is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2013, 06:48 PM   #10
sun
First Line Centre
 
sun's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Not cheering for losses
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cali Flames Fan View Post
Nevermind the Canucks, how the heck do the Washington Wizard or Oklahoma City Thunder beat us....by a lot too...huh?
Oh boy, that's all I need to hear to know this list is 100% bull plop. Unless they don't take the logo into consideration when doing their rankings?

I don't follow basketball, are they still using this logo?:

Spoiler!


OKC Thunder is one of the worst logos ever created:
  • NO thunder
  • NOTHING to do with Oklahoma
  • Strange, bright, sunny colours for a team named THUNDER
  • Disgusting, godawful typography. Multiple fonts. Kerning way off.
  • Random stripes
  • It reads "Thunder OKC"
  • The shield edges don't line up with the "thunder" above the shield

I have a friend who wears an OKC Thunder shirt all the time and I can't stop staring at the craptastic logo and wondering how someone got paid to make it.
sun is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to sun For This Useful Post:
Old 08-23-2013, 07:00 PM   #11
Ped
Scoring Winger
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Ontario
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by sun View Post
  • NO thunder
How do you draw thunder?
Ped is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Ped For This Useful Post:
Old 08-23-2013, 07:15 PM   #12
sun
First Line Centre
 
sun's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Not cheering for losses
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ped View Post
How do you draw thunder?
Well a cloud and dark colours would be a start. Rain. Possibly a visual representation of sound waves. Thor or his hammer maybe. Lightning is less than ideal, but would be better than what looks like a sunset with a clipart basketball.
sun is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-2013, 07:30 PM   #13
Mike F
Franchise Player
 
Mike F's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Djibouti
Exp:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by sun View Post
OKC Thunder is one of the worst logos ever created:
  • NO thunder
Mike F is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Mike F For This Useful Post:
Old 08-23-2013, 07:46 PM   #14
N-E-B
Scoring Winger
 
N-E-B's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Calgary
Exp:
Default

It's ESPN, I take any criticism they may give with little credibility, especially when it comes to the NHL. If TSN (yes, I know TSN is owned by ESPN) were to do the rankings, it would be a different story. There is not a single basketball or football uniform nicer than a hockey or baseball uniform.
N-E-B is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:07 AM.

Calgary Flames
2014-15
CP Chat!

CPRadio

2014-15 Regular Season:





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Calgarypuck 2009