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.
— Andrew Cieslak (@AndrewCieslak) August 27, 2013
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.