Millionaires to Hit Ice in Vancouver
Millionaires on the ice? Sure it happens on a nightly basis in the National Hockey League but this season The Vancouver Canucks have chosen to take it to the next level. As part of their 100th anniversary celebration of pro hockey on the west coast, the Canucks unveiled their Vancouver “Millionaires” sweater earlier this week. Take a look a Canucks assistant captain Ryan Kesler debuting the uniform.
An official press release from the Vancouver Canucks stated: “The Vancouver Millionaires were the first professional hockey team on the West Coast, playing in the Pacific Coast Hockey Association from 1912 through 1922. The Millionaires won the Stanley Cup in 1915 against the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey Association, which later became the NHL. The Millionaires played at the 10,500 seat Denman Arena built by Frank and Lester Patrick at the corner of Georgia and Denman and were the first Canadian team to play hockey on artificial ice.”
Fans of Ice Hockey, The Canucks & jerseys can rejoice as the Canucks plan to sport these beautiful threads Saturday March 16. Reebok has yet to release details on where you can purchase the jersey but stay tuned to Dudesnews for info as it becomes available.