NHL announces 7-year uniform deal with Adidas

NEW YORK (AP) The NHL has announced it has a seven-year deal with Adidas to produce its uniforms beginning with the 2017-'18 season.

Adidas replaces Reebok, which had previously made the NHL's sweaters.

The NHL and NHL Players' Association also announced Adidas will make jerseys for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.

Adidas recently announced a sponsorship deal with No. 1 pick Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers.

On Monday, the Canadian Football League announced Adidas would be taking over from Reebok as its outfitter starting next season.

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