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The Hurricanes Logo That Never Was

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Yeah I thought the overall design and jersey scheme was brutal.

It's a little too busy for me.

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Looks more like the Carolina Clippers (the original Checkers franchise that re-located from Baltimore as the Clippers in the late 50s was the Charlotte Clippers until they had a name-the-team contest and Checkers won out.)

 

The nods to the Whalers seems like a slap in the face to Whaler fans. Can you imagine if OKC tried to add Sonics stuff into their brand?

 

agreed.  when a team moves, the old fans' hatred for the team becomes just as powerful as their past love for them.  Stealing the logo would be twisting the knife.

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Looks more like the Carolina Clippers (the original Checkers franchise that re-located from Baltimore as the Clippers in the late 50s was the Charlotte Clippers until they had a name-the-team contest and Checkers won out.)
 
The nods to the Whalers seems like a slap in the face to Whaler fans. Can you imagine if OKC tried to add Sonics stuff into their brand?


Not only that, it's just fucking stupid. Why give a nod to the Whalers when just about all Canes fans don't give a shit about them?

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Not only that, it's just fuging stupid. Why give a nod to the Whalers when just about all Canes fans don't give a poo about them?

Says the guy who loves Sevendust.

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I wish Richardson would've listened to the NFL & used purple as the primary color. Then there would've been a better chance of the Canes sticking with purple.

Would've been neat to have all 3 pro franchises repping purple. Kinda like how the 3 Pittsburgh teams wear black & yellow.

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Also, this logo was a million times better. One of the all-time greatest logos & colorways in all of sports.

220px-Hartford_Whalers_Logo-79-92.svg.pn

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It's not that bad, in fact, the logo is pretty unique.

Not feeling the jerseys though

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That alt logo could be badass if the color palette was changed a bit. 

 

I prefer the alt logo to all others, though. Should be our primary.

 

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i definitely prefer the "eye"

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Something about them I like. But something else that I hate...probably because I don't see a "hurricane".  It looks like a homage to the Whalers which is understandable.

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Also, this logo was a million times better. One of the all-time greatest logos & colorways in all of sports.

220px-Hartford_Whalers_Logo-79-92.svg.pn

 

Wish they would do a heritage series or some crap like that each year.

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I love our alt logo

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