The 2016 NHL All-Star weekend in Nashville is quickly approaching.
On Wednesday, the NHL released photos of the official sweaters to be worn by players at the All-Star Game.
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) January 6, 2016
The league also included an explanation of the design.
“Each All-Star jersey features the official NHL Shield infused with the Predators’ gold in the crest,” the NHL’s press release reads.
“For the on-ice version of the All-Star jersey, the crest has been constructed with reflective material which glimmers in certain light as a salute to Nashville’s vibrant night-life scene. The black and white colour scheme in each jersey shares the colours of the keys on a piano to celebrate the city of Nashville’s ‘Music City’ nickname.”
Though the colour scheme is meant to mimic that of the Predators, another club was quick to commend the league for its colour choice:
Pittsburgh Penguins on Twitter
The All-Star Game will be held on Jan. 31.