"...horizontal striping near the bottom of the jersey was eliminated for the first time, as was the “TML” shoulder patch that adorned the uniform since 2000. A league merchandizing source has told me that both will be returned to the Leafs’ jersey for 2010-11..."
Howard, in my opinion, likes to stir the pot a lot. On the other hand, he was fairly accurate when reporting on the 07/08 alternate jerseys before they were released. With that in mind, lets take a look at what the altered jerseys might look like...
On to concepts, I put red under-arms and sleeves on the Blue Jackets jersey and came up with this concept.
Here are a couple Team USA concepts.
And that's how the cookie cumbles.