Found October 26, 2012 on More Than Stats:
I’m not too big on hockey other than the Mighty Ducks being one of my favorite movies, no wait that was a fictional story. But anyway the only way I really recognize hockey players is through fashion, and the New York Rangers seem to be a very stylish team since I’ve covered their players in numerous post. In the November issue of Esquire Magazine, led by the 9th Annual Style Awards “Most stylish Athlete” recipient  Henrik Lundqvist, Rangers players Michael Del Zotto, Brian Boyle, and Brad Richards join him as they  pose in some of  fall’s fashionable threads,in a feature entitled “Ice Cold Killers” Here are some of my favorites looks, Click to view more at Esquire.  New York Rangers still suiting up during a lockout, swag! “No one on the team has been criticized for being overdressed. If you want to look good and be a man and be confident, dressing up is one way to do it.” -Brian Boyle Henrik Lundqvist enrobed in a slim fit Navy Suit, too smooth. You can’t go wrong with a Navy suit if you can’t decided on a color. One-button wool suit ($1,295) and cotton shirt ($295) by Calvin Klein Collection; silk tie ($135) by John Varvatos. I’m really feeling polka dot neckties this fall, and Brad Richards exemplify how sharp it looks with a suit. Two-button wool suit ($2,700) and cotton shirt ($545) by Louis Vuitton; silk tie ($155) by Ralph Lauren Black Label; steel-and-ceramic Diagono chronograph ($7,900) by Bulgari. Dapper fit for Mr. Michael Del Zotto Two-button wool suit ($2,175) by Dolce & Gabbana; cotton shirt ($95) by Hugo; silk tie ($200) by Bottega Veneta; steel Datron watch ($2,295) by Movado   I’m not that much too big on pattern suits, I prefer to keep it basic, but I wouldn’t mind experimenting with Glen plaid like Brian Boyle is here. Simple and seems easy to pair with other pieces, its said to be the most iconic patten. Two-button wool suit ($2,895) and cotton shirt ($325) by Giorgio Armani; wool-linen-silk-and-cashmere tie ($195) by Brunello Cucinelli; ceramic PAM 438 Tuttonero-Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT automatic watch ($16,300) by Panerai. photos via Esquiremag

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