The Classic Division

Tyler Kochan is bringing back the classics today.

Golden Seals Revisited

Remember the California Golden Seals? Oh, well they were an NHL team in the 1960s and '70s. And Jordan Roberts is wondering, what if they were still around?


Seals of Gold

Everyone remember the California Golden Seals? After a brief existence in the late '60s and '70s, they moved to Cleveland before merging with the North Stars in 1978. Imagine if they were still around today. What might they look like? Brandon Cockeram has an idea.

0369: Reviving the Golden Seals

We wrap up our week of team revivals with a humorous take from Liam Peacock on the California Golden Seals. Liam imagines a world where the Seals didn't leave the Bay Area in 1976. Within this alternate history, he's created a progression of uniforms the team might have gone through over the years — based on the styles and trends of the NHL.

I was amused at what happened with the team's look in the '90s — a "style" problem that plagued real NHL teams like the Sabres, Oilers, Islanders and Capitals. In the early 2000s, a simpler-is-better approach started to emerge. And by the late 2000s, a lot of those older teams made modern updates to their classic uniforms — like the Sabres, Oilers, Islanders and Capitals.