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The Minnesota Wild have had a pretty good season so far on the new jersey front. The new white away sweaters, in my humble opinion, were impeccably designed and look really awesome. So awesome, in fact, that the team decided to design another jersey to build celebrity endorsement.
Tonight, the Xcel Energy Center will host a Jimmy Buffett concert after the Wild played the Philadelphia Flyers last night. With the frigid Minnesota winter about to set in, Buffett sounds like the perfect act to warm the place up a bit. Anyways, the team wanted to throw their image into the concert, so they made this crazy tropical jersey for Buffett to wear at the concert. Check it out:
Parrotheads! You are not going to believe the @mnwild jersey we had special made for @jimmybuffett. Debut tomorrow! pic.twitter.com/1weDXlauNz
— Xcel Energy Center (@XcelEnergyCtr) December 2, 2013
There certainly is a lot going on, but I don’t think it’s a bad jersey. Still, Minnesota and tropical print…
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“Margaritaville” is invading the Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday night and in honor of Jimmy Buffett’s concert at the Minnesota Wild’s home arena, the team created a customized and truly horrific jersey paying tribute to the laid-back, island-happy vibe that is the prevailing theme of the crooner’s entire song catalog. And yes, it is absurdly […]The post GAH! Minnesota...
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Jimmy Buffett is set to perform at the Xcel Energy Center in Minnesota tomorrow and the Wild are trying to make sure that Buffett’s music isn’t the only thing that is reminiscent of paradise on December 3rd in St. Paul.
Xcel tweeted out the above photo showing a picture of a unique Wild jersey made especially for Buffett, one that features a Hawaiian shirt theme. It looks so...
In honor of Jimmy Buffett's Tuesday night concert at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, the Minnesota Wild have created a customized team jersey in the style of a Hawaiian T-shirt.Photo via Twitter / @XcelEnergyCenter.Will have to see what it looks like on Jimmy. If it looks cool, maybe they should make a set of these for the whole team to wear.H/T NIS.
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