By Sam Page
December 12, 2013

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If you haven't seen the above video of the Washington Capitals rocking out to jingle bells, you should remedy that immediately. But first a warning: you might find it hard to watch just once. There's a lot going on, particularly in terms of ironically ugly Christmas outfits. So to enhance the viewing experience I've broken down the sartorial elements for you with a ranking of the best looks:

1. Joel Ward

Maybe this is my personal bias, Ward being one of my all-time faves, but the combination of the Christmas present sweater and the matching Washington Capitals team hat is inspired. Accessorize that with a pink inflatable saxophone and uncontrollable fit of laughter at Alex Ovechkin's singing ability and you've got a winning combination.

2. Brooks Laich

The elf body sweater is a great choice only made better by the fact that Laich's torso is obscured, heightening the illusion.

3. Alexander Ovechkin

The Great 8 gets points for his robot Santa sweater and just overall acting brilliance.

4. Mike Green

The comically tiny hat matching the sweater looks great. Green could stand to get a little more into the Christmas spirit, though.

5. Nicklas Backstrom

There's nothing groundbreaking about the snowman sweater-santa hat combo, but Backstrom's elf-like demeanor really sells it.

6. Tom Wilson

See: Nicklas Backstrom.

6. Aaron Volpatti

The uniqueness of the mistletoe hat is mitigated by Volpatti's decision to wear athletic shorts. Color coordination is no excuse for shorts with a sweater.

7. John Erskine

Bears have nothing to do with Christmas.

8. Troy Brouwer

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