It’s Jersey Week on SB Nation! We’ve done a look at Blues jerseys recently, with the Ugly Sweater Party around the holidays. Obviously, the Clown Jerseys took the cake there. It’s not much of a challenge.
Instead of hopping right into the discussion of the best Blues’ jersey - I’ll save that one for later - I figured that it would be fun to look at what the best jersey was that the Blues’ never wore. There are three entries into this contest, and to be honest it’s not much of a contest.
First up is a jersey that Brad did an article on back in 2016 - the Blues’ first prototype jersey.
The Blues harkened back to this design for the finale of the One Nation Classic back in 2017, so in a roundabout way it was worn, but not in an actual NHL game.
Next up is one that @STLBlueshistory brought up in 2018 - a silver Arch, text, and logo on a jersey that looks like a very off version of what the Blues were using in the mid-80s. There’s still some of that red in there, but the rest of the jersey looks like a bootleg advertisement for Busch Beer.
Finally, everyone knows this one because it’s very peak ‘90s, and by peak ‘90s I mean hideous. Unlike the Los Angeles Kings’ Burger King jersey or the Ducks’ Wild Wing busting through the ice jerseys, these never saw the light of day. I’m talking about, of course, the Trumpet Jerseys that Mike Keenan killed. Blind squirrels really do find a nut once in a while.
Really glad that the Paula Abdul music video reject of a mascot was also vetoed.
We all have different definitions of good - either actually good or “so bad it’s good,” so I’ll put the question out to you guys: what’s the Blues’ best jersey that never saw the light of day?
Which Blues jersey that was never worn was the best?
This poll is closed
The Arch prototype
The trumpet jersey