Or, how we learned to stop caring and love the black.
(This is somewhat Fanshot material but I think Fanshots are more suited for one-image posts and I wanted to share quite a few, so thus 'tis a Fanpost.)
I found these at a blogger blog called Icethetics, recently moved to Icethetics.info, "Where Hockey and Art Face Off". Yeah, I was disappointed too when I realized that it mostly didn't mean what Earl has spoiled us to think it means (but there is some of that - link fixed). But the guy does have a funny collection of third jersey concept art. This includes these bad boys:
^^^ dear god YES. But have the Shark be wearing a Krueger Glove.
But seriously, if any of those Anaheim jerseys were actually going to be our third jersey, I would be proud to be a fan of the only NHL team who could actually burn your eyes while you watched them play.