How to Buy an Hockey Jersey
When purchasing Hockey jerseys, it's important to know exactly what type you're looking for. Jerseys are split into 3 categories to meet the needs of all types of fans. If you're just looking for a recreational jersey to show your team pride, then the Replica model may be your best choice. For a slightly heavier and more durable design, you can choose from the Premier line. If you want the same look and high-quality as the jerseys worn by the players on the field, then an Authentic jersey is for you! Each type of jersey shows you're a true fan and the chart below is designed to help you choose the one that's best for you.

 

REPLICA

PREMIER

AUTHENTIC

Description

Replica jerseys feature the same patterns as the Authentic jerseys but are crafted with thinner fabric and screen-printed graphics. These jerseys are constructed of air mesh polyester interlock construction.

Premier jerseys are made with slightly heavier fabric than Replica jerseys. These jerseys fall in-between the on-field Authentic jerseys and the Replica jerseys. They are engineered and constructed to duplicate the look of on-ice designs.

Authentic jerseys are crafted just like the ones on the field. They feature direct embroidery with tackle twill appliqu¨¦ team logo on chest and top left shoulder. They are constructed of four-way stretch core body material with Bead Away water repellant treatment for durability and comfort. These jerseys are designed for fans seeking the same high quality as worn by their favorite players.

FABRICS

Fabric Description

Thin, lightweight fabric

Slightly thicker fabric than Replica jerseys

Water repellent Bead Away X-trafil fabric

Body Fabric

100% air mesh polyester interlock construction

polyester piqu¨¦ 2-way stretch; Solid mesh inserts provide ventilation

Four-way stretch core body material with Bead Away water repellant treatment for durability and comfort

Sleeves/Yoke Fabric

Dazzle sleeves/yoke

Polyester Premier Dazzle sleeve/yoke

100% Double knit polyester dazzle

Insert Fabric

Polyester interlock rib-knit inserts for select team

Polyester interlock rib-knit inserts for select teams

100% double knit polyester. PlayDry® performance Lycratalic collar specific to the teams

GRAPHICS/LETTERING

Player Number

Screen-printed

Screen-printed twill appliqu¨¦

Sewn-on tackle twill

Player Name

Screen-printed on sewn-down name plate

Screen-printed tackle twill on a sewn-down name plate

Sewn-on tackle twill on a sewn-down nameplate

Team Graphic

Screen-printed

Screen-printed

Sewn-on tackle twill

Team Stripes

Duplicated either as a set-in stripe, screenprint, or knit-in jacquard, depending on the game jersey

Duplicated either as a set-in stripe, screenprint, or knit-in jacquard, depending on the game jersey

Official team graphics on chest and shoulder crests (where applicable) are designed with a combination of direct embroidery and appliqu¨¦ twill

LOGOS

 

Official Hockey® Shield patch sewn on the collar

Official Hockey® Shield patch sewn on the collar

Official Hockey® shield patch sewn on the bottom front of the collar fabric insert

Nike/Hockey Center Ice woven locker tag on lower left front

Nike/Hockey Center Ice woven locker tag on lower left front

Nike/Hockey Center Ice woven neck logo, plus jock tag at lower left front

Price

$79 and up

$89and up

$149 and up


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