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This week is a fairly calm week in voting, with only the COTW vote to worry about. The HJC Open logo competition is going on, but you still have over a week for those so take your time.
COTW May 19-25 vote (ends Friday @ noon ET)
HJC Open Logo Competition entries (due Friday, June 9 @ noon ET)
Also, do you remember the Doug Gilmour jerseys that Ryan was auctioning on Ebay last week? Well there were some complications with them, and they are back up. If you would like to check them out, click the links below. They end next Wednesday, so make sure you keep track so you don't miss out.
I realized late at night that I forgot to post the HJC Open entries, so here they are.
Cody R. (x2)
-I don't think this would be a problem here, but it's always possible that these two shades of blue wouldn't contrast well enough.
+I think the white numbers, name, and logo stand out in a good way.
-The logo looks very pixelated though.
-I don't think the shoulder stripe works here since it's the same color as the yoke itself. It just looks out of place.
-The TV numbers would look much better if you just put them inside the arm stripe.
Cody R. - Frozen Montana
+One thing I love about the presentation is how you explained your influences and choices. Otherwise I most likely would not have understood.
+The state outline of Montana could be a good starting point, especially if it's simplified like the Welcome sign's look, as are the mountains and snow.
-The typeface choice on here is mediocre, especially the Arial/Helvetica like typeface used on "Montana", "2018", etc. It just screams amateur to me. "Frozen" is better, but still could be improved upon.
-Speaking of which, I think you need to put more emphasis on just about every piece of text on here, especially the city and year. Take some of the event logos from The NHL for example, the event's name is normally breaking it's shield, giving it more emphasis and flair.
-The stick in the logo is also pretty tacky the way it's used.
+The Grizzlies' jersey looks like something that the Montreal Maroons could have worn..and that's just a testament to the vintage look you've given it.
+The Bobcats' jersey looks a bit more on the modern side, while still looking like it could have been worn at the same time as the Gizzlies'.
-The vertical stitching should stop at the hem stripes.
-The numbers on both jerseys look just a tad small.
Overall: 8.5/10 and my COTW nomination
Danny R. - Netherlands
+The flag striping looks great on the road jersey.
+I love the logo choice here. I also really like the font, though I'm not sure if it has any meaning behind it.
-I don't think the white pants work well. Reminds me of a creamsicle.
+The orange collar insert in the road jersey is a really neat touch.
+The striping is also really nice on the alternate jersey and it's much less of your traditional hockey jersey, but it works.
-I'm not completely sold on the wordmark, though.
Jordan R. - Atlanta Flames
+The matching striping between both sets works pretty well, and helps balance the colors.
+I really like the look of the deeper maroon red. It creates a nice contrast to help the white and yellow pop.
-Though the yellow kind of blends in to the white, so separating those wherever possible would be a smart move.
-Similarly, I'm a big fan of bright, bold colors, so the maroon doesn't fit the bill for me. I'm not sure where I fall on this one.
-The logo looks just a tad big.
Noah B. - Charolina Hurrnets
+In reality I don't think mismatching jerseys are the way to go, but it works well here since that's what Carolina does anyways.
+Good color balance, though the road jersey could maybe use a bit more teal.
-Make the name on the white jersey white, it doesn't contrast well enough in teal. You have it white on purple on the home jersey, so why switch it up?
-I'm not sure if this is intentional, but your background is transparent and there are a few loose pixels, mainly right below the white jersey's name.
Noah B. - Denvorado Nuggalanche
+You again do a great job of combining the teams, with Denver's striping on Colorado's template. It doesn't look good as mentioned but it fits your theme perfectly.
+Good color balance and logo choice.
-While it doesn't really throw off the color balance, I'm not sure I'm a fan of the dark blue pants, though I will say that powder blue pants on the home jersey might be an overload there.
-I can't say for certain, but it might look better if the Avs' logo was recolored to match the jerseys.
And that's all for today's post! I hope you enjoyed the post, thanks for reading, and I'll see you all again next week.