Game Worn Jerseys - Do your homework!
Types of Jerseys
A game worn hockey jersey is mainly a hockey jersey that has been
worn by a professional hockey player. Under this we have several
types. It is important when buying a game worn jersey that you do your homework.
You have to make sure the jersey is what it is advertised to be.
1) A regular season or playoff game worn can be several different things.
a) An actual jersey worn on the ice for a game. We can refer to these as Game
b) A jersey worn by a back up goalie or player that does not leave the bench.
c) A jersey that is only worn in the pre-game skate.
A jersey worn in a teams practice. Generally a plain jersey
with some sort of crest and number on back.
Usually the same as a game jersey, but only worn in
training camp at the beginning of the season. Team scrimmages.
Can be the same jersey as the training camp jersey, but
worn in a preseason game. These jerseys can vary a little from regular season
I hate this term, but people do use it. This usually means
a jersey that was issued to the team, but never used. I think a lot of people
take advantage of this term. To me a real team issue jersey is where a player
gets called up and plays in say 2 home games then sent back down. They make up
the road jersey but it is never worn. Or a situation where the next set of jerseys
is made up and a player gets traded. These to me are real team issue jerseys.
Not where a team or manufacturer makes up extras that never had a chance at seeing
the players back. These jerseys can be very dangerous in the hobby as they are
tagged just like a actual Game Worn. To me they are no better then a authentic
A jersey that is sold in stores to the exact specifications
of the game jerseys.
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A jersey that is not to exact specifications for sale in stores
that is generally a cheaper alternative.