Groups within the new Skilled Ladies’s Hockey League (PWHL) will put on jerseys with their metropolis identify throughout the chest for the league’s inaugural season.
The PWHL unveiled the jersey designs on Tuesday, a day earlier than the league is scheduled to open coaching camps in all six markets.
Groups may have two units of jerseys in the course of the first season. They’re going to put on darkish jerseys on house ice, and lighter color jerseys whereas away.
“As we construct our basis and develop collectively this inaugural season, it is necessary that our markets be a focus of our identification,” PWHL advisory board member Stan Kasten mentioned in an announcement.
Toronto’s house jerseys will probably be blue, Ottawa’s will probably be crimson and Montreal’s will probably be burgundy. Boston, New York and Minnesota are the U.S.-based groups.
The jerseys will even embody promoting. They’re going to every have a shoulder patch from Canadian Tire, which signed a multi-year settlement with the PWHL in September.
Coaching camps proceed by means of December and embody a pre-season analysis camp in Utica, N.Y. from Dec. 3 to 7, which is able to see the six new groups scrimmage towards one another for the primary time.
Last rosters, which embody 23 contract gamers and two reserve gamers, should be set by Dec. 11.
The league plans to start play in January, with every crew enjoying 24 video games within the first season.