Forget about stripping the captaincy from Joe Thornton or signing John "The Franchise" Scott. This was the big shake-up the San Jose Sharks were promising us all summer long.
The team announced on Friday that when it reaches the playoffs next season, Los Tiburones will wear ... teal.
Yeah. After failing to win the Stanley Cup since switching to their black sweaters for home games back in 2011, the Sharks will reconnect with their Team Teal identity and ditch the thirds. No word yet whether this decision came as a result of months of advanced statistical analysis, but one can always assume.
Minutes after the announcement, CSN Bay Area writer Ray Ratto won the internet:
Sharks GM Doug Wilson is probably kicking himself now for not thinking of that.