Sabers and Maple Leafs unveil 2022 NHL Heritage Classic jerseys


They will play the away game on March 13 at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, Ont., home of the Canadian Football League’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

The cream Sabers jerseys feature the charging buffalo crest with two swords in a blue circle. There is a gold loaded buffalo with the word “Sabres” in royal blue on the left shoulder and two royal blue and gold bands on each sleeve.

The jersey has the same blue and gold stripes under the crest and multiple stripes on the knee socks, to pay homage to Buffalo’s uniforms worn in its first 25 NHL seasons. The pants are royal blue with a gold stripe down each side, the gloves are royal blue, and the player names and numbers are royal blue.

Buffalo jerseys are made with recycled materials and at least 60% recycled content, and fans can pre-order them. here.

Video: Buffalo Sabers 2022 Heritage Classic Jerseys

Maple Leafs jerseys pay homage to the first ones they wore, like the Toronto Arenas from 1917-1919. A blocky white “T” is across the chest with “Arenas” surrounding it in a navy blue silhouette. The team motto “Honour, Pride, Courage” is on the inside of the collar.

Arenas jerseys have been worn once since 1919, when the Maple Leafs played the Carolina Hurricanes on December 19, 2017, marking the 100th anniversary of the NHL’s inaugural season opener. The Arenas lost 10-9 to the Montreal Wanderers on December 19, 1917.

Toronto jerseys can be pre-ordered here.


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