NHL Reverse Retro Jersey Rankings: Atlantic Division

The Atlantic division’s line of reverse retro jerseys had no knockouts but had a mix of very old flashbacks and Stanley Cup recognition with some of them.

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Buffalo Sabres

  • Grade: B+
  • Flashback Year: 2000
  • Standout Feature: Twin Sabres

The move to Royal Blue for the former Sabres alternate jersey was a sound decision. It looks excellent and is a complete reversal from the red and black combination used before on this jersey. Was a little surprised that the Sabres went with another white jersey since the the 50th anniversary and 2018 Winter Classic jerseys were also white. A dark version of this jersey would like nice too.

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Tampa Bay Lightning

  • Grade: B
  • Flashback Year: 2004
  • Standout Feature: Blue & white contrast

The Lightning did a nice job commemorating the 2004 Stanley Cup winning team with a gorgeous blue reversal. This is a safe move considering the Lightning could of made a reversal with the “Storm” jersey from the 90’s.

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Ottawa Senators

  • Grade: B
  • Flashback Year: 1995
  • Standout Feature: Red Dominance

The timing of the release of this jersey isn’t the greatest because the Sens just re-introduced their 90’s jerseys last month so this jersey just looks like a reversal of their current jersey. Nonetheless this jersey looks very nice and the red looks great.

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Montreal Canadiens

  • Grade: B-
  • Flashback Year: 1977
  • Standout Feature: Blue Contrast

The Canadiens are not known to innovate or change much with their jerseys but kudos to them for trying something a bit different. This isn’t an original look as the Spokane Chiefs of the WHL did the same thing with their jerseys before but this is still well done.



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Boston Bruins

  • Grade: C+
  • Flashback Year: 1990
  • Standout Feature: Yellow Reversal

This is a good idea for a reverse retro but it lacks the pop and has an average feel to them.

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Toronto Maple Leafs

  • Grade: C+
  • Flashback Year: 1970
  • Standout Feature: Huge Ass Logo

This jersey looks more like a mash up rather than a reverse retro. Love the bold looking logo on it but it doesn’t jive with the grey stripes. A green Leafs look from the 40’s would of been cool as it would be more representative of a reverse retro but this doesn’t look like a reversal of a former jersey. Still looks nice.

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Florida Panthers

  • Grade: C+
  • Flashback Year: 1996
  • Standout Feature: Massive OG Panther Logo

This is a great looking jersey, especially with a supersized panther as the logo. Very glad the Panthers re-introduced these jerseys but the only part that is reversed on this jersey is the bottom stripes.

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Detroit Red Wings

  • Grade: D-
  • Flashback Year: 1998
  • Standout Feature: Silver Stripes…I guess

The Red Wings made an attempt to honour the 98′ Stanley Cup winning team with the silver stripes but it is just so underwhelming. Looks more like a practice jersey and not very creative.



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