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Original Six Grinder Threads Shirt


This is the second post in our ‘behind the design’ series, taking a close look at the Grinder Threads Fall/Winter Hockey T-Shirt Collection. Like our first post on the Flying Orr design, we’re pulling back the curtains to provide an insider look at the Original Six hockey shirt. 

  

THE IDEA:

Hockey is governed by a deep seeded code of honor, respect, and blue collar work ethic. While many professional sports have been tainted with candy-coated commercialization and detached athletes, hockey has managed to stay pretty consistent to its roots.

The ‘Origin...

Flying Orr Grinder Threads Shirt

Ever wonder where our official TCL store shirt ideas come from? 

Well, you're in luck. This is the first of a series of posts taking a closer look at the  Grinder Threads Fall/Winter Hockey T-Shirt Collection. We're pulling back the curtains to provide a glimpse at the culmination of steps that result in the TCL gear in your closet. In our first installment, we'll be diving into the creation of the Flying Orr design.

THE IDEA:

Inspiration for the Flying Orr design, while it would appear obvious enough, actually sparked from the 2010-2011 HBO 24/7 series chronicling the Pens vs Caps...