Prospect Ramblings: Retro Jerseys, Michigan’s Freshman Crop and Buy Low Prospects

Dave Hall


Welcome back for another edition of the Tuesday ramblings.

If you haven’t yet, make sure to check out our November 31-in-31 series here at Dobberprospects. Each day is filled with draft recaps, off-season transactions, and more.


I suppose that I will start by mentioning the new Reverse Retro NHL jerseys. Over the past few days, the NHL had been teasing them, dropping Twitter fed clues along the way, knowing full-well that we as hockey fans were desperate for anything related to hockey news. Finally, the big reveal occurred on Monday morning, and well, they were fine…

Even though I love a good ol’ throwback jersey, I have some reservations with about 80% of the entire line. Just for kicks, here are my winners and losers.

First, here is the entire showcase:



  1. LA Kings – This is just a great looking jersey. I enjoy that they went back to the old logo, it’s a nice mix.
  2. St.Louis Blues – How can you not like the old school red and blue look. They wore these last year, and they looked very slick.
  3. Caroline Hurricanes – They have received some criticism online, as they are technically not the “Whalers”. But it’s hard not to love the jersey. I would love for this sweater to become worn on a full-time basis and will gladly be adding this to my Christmas list.
  4. Colorado Avalanche – While I am not ove