Sunday, July 13, 2008

Ranking the Five Worst Logos in Hockey: #4

In this installment of the worst logos in hockey, I'm taking a look at the New York Islanders. Their logo is one of the ugliest in the NHL. While the fact that they turn the Y in NY into a hockey stick is pretty cool, the Islanders color scheme is what kills the logo. I am not a fan of the orange and blue mixture that they have going on. It's an eye-sore. The Islanders current logo is a slightly darker shade of blue than their original logo (which also sucked).
The Islanders tried a new logo for a couple of years in the 90's, but the new fisherman logo was so bad that they reverted back to the circular logo that they currently have now. Here is the Fisherman logo that they used from 1995 to 1997:
No matter which direction the Islanders go, it seems, they can't figure out a way to mix blue and orange and come up with something that looks good. Hopefully they'll wise up and try a different color combination.

3 comments:

Jess said...

Who knew that the Gorton's fisherman would make for an unattractive logo concept?

K-Mart said...

Apparently no one told the Islanders...

Woody said...

I loved the fisherman logo, i mean look at the look on the guys face, it's pure agony having to be a logo for the Islanders.