On Sunday evening, the Sharks’ official Instagram page dropped this uber-cryptic video:
Wha’ happened? Did the video crap out? Did an intern mess up?
No, that’s it. Very mysterious. I almost feel like I just watched some creepy Dharma video from “Lost” with clues about the Island or the numbers. The clues we’re given to help us figure out what the hell it is we just viewed — a hashtag “#TheNextWave”, a promise of “coming soon,” separated by a quick flash of the following image, captured by Brodie Brazil:
So, what does this mean? Social media buzz is firmly in favor of it meaning the Sharks will have new jerseys this upcoming season. The above screengrab certainly looks like something off a Sharks sweater. If the blatant inclusion of a seamline doesn’t give that away, the teal-white-orange-black striped pattern does.
But those with a keen set of eyes probably notice it’s not exactly the same pattern on the current sweaters. Here’s what the Sharks have been wearing: