Last month after dragging the reveal process out for what felt like the length of Ville Leino's contract the Buffalo Sabres showed off their new third jerseys for the 2013-14 season.
And boooooooy did it not go over well with anyone.
The jerseys were mocked in all corners of the Internet by hockey fans and fans of good fashion. Steve Ott seemed OK with it but even he admitted to our Nick Cotsonika he had received "mixed" reviews from people.
That would somehow mean there were people who actually thought the jerseys looked pretty good. Those people are always out there.
When reached for comment last month Sabres president Ted Black gave a "no comment" to the Buffalo News. (That's how you sell it!)
On Thursday morning Black finally did comment on the jerseys during an appearance on the Howard Simon Show on WGR Radio.
"It's received a ton of criticism and a lot of attention. I think it had over 4 million mentions on Twitter. I've seen it. It's something that doesn't offend me...