The day has come: Dallas Stars fans can finally view their team’s new logo and jerseys. Although the logos were leaked a couple weeks ago, yesterday at a closed event the jerseys were presented to the public for the first time. The notable takeaways of the new logo are the new D, the Star, and the continuation of green being the dominant color.
The logo is a unique twist on the previous star, yet it maintains colors that are simple to use, plus it is a logo that will be able to be used for decades to come. Although it has been argued that the Stars organization could have stayed with their previous logo, this is symbolic of the rebuilding of the franchise.
For those of us who were not fortunate enough to attend last night’s event in Dallas due to location, we were reliant on twitter. Led by the hashtag #NewStarRising, the twitter world was blown up in anticipation of the new jerseys as well as to-the-second updates on the event.
Jim Nill discussed on stage that he has a few more head coach interviews in the upcoming days, then will be making a decision on the hiring of the new coach.
Other announcements were also released yesterday. The Stars announced the official date in which the great Mike Modano’s number 9 jersey will be retired and hung in the rafters. This will be the fourth Stars player to have their number retired for the franchise. On March 8th, 2014 Stars fans nationally will be gathering in Dallas to show their support for the retiring of number 9.
They also announced the location of their training camps and preseason games. After missing the preseason game last season in Boise, Idaho due to the NHL lockout we Stars fans up in Idaho were hoping for a return visit; however we will have to wait another year. The training camp will be held in Fort Worth, with preseason games being held in Oklahoma City and San Antonio.
Be sure to look for more updates heading into the NHL Entry Draft, and more information on the rebranding of the Big ‘D.’
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