USA Hockey reveals shimmering new Olympic jerseys

America's hockey legion will be taking on the bad guys in these shimmeringly patriotic numbers, the idea being to distract the opponent with sporadic reflections of light before offering a pulverizing shoulder to the face.

I may not fully grasp how hockey works.

Nike utilized their FlyWire technology, which does not allow for flight, but still gets to use that name.

Also present is a dandy homage to 1960 and 1980 on the sleeve, and "lightweight premium letters," which allow for greater... speed, I'm assuming. Maybe it's easier on the letter-lifters' backs.

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