Well, this is the time of the season when the discussion starts.
How's the team doing, who's performing above expectations who is not, should someone be gassed, should the coach go etc.
As no one has bothered so far I thought I'd chip in.
I'm bored because the on ice product has nothing to...
Having spent some of my life licensing trademarks it would be difficult to prohibit use (let alone obtain damages) on a copy with even one slight difference. Even the shade of the colors used would be taken into account. And then to get decent damages there would need to be an intent to profit...
There is definitely a market if here, Twitter and FB are anything to go by. It will inevitably be restricted without the shop but advance ordering on line will enable this market to be met without stocking costs
As to shirt cost. Todd has given an on line "tour". They are not replicas but game...
None of them get me excited except maybe the black but that's me every year - I prefer to see them in real life before buying. So probably won't buy one.
But I get it - there's a market there so it would stupid not to satisfy it. That's not just about making money but satisfying the market...
Pricing things is difficult because
there is no one market which in this case is restricted to:
who is on here
who knows what item is sentimental to who - and so has value
if is it sentimental it maybe just across a limited group of the fan base (and not just those of us on here)
does what you...
Check this out
Seller has a range of all sorts of sport shirts including a Phoenix one. Descriptions can be a bit weird
IceGear Design is a German company and they will make individual or team sets jerseys. Their site shows 25 examples - many sort of familiar mash ups.
This is not one of their examples so could be someone playing with design
Announced today Josh Batch has completed part 2 (of 6) in his financial advisor exams. Conceivable that with not playing and more time to devote to exams he could be fully qualified be next August - another retirement?
You could be right - given there ages off ice opportunities may arise (I got the impression from the Riley interview that an opportunity opened up rather than he was looking around to retire)
Having said that I thought I saw that McMonagle was playing elsewhere - Italy? - but no announcement...
Go back to the old days and compare and I think the answer is one word - football.
Its growth into all sections of the media has been to the detriment of all other sports but particularly the minor sports