What do hockey, Christmas trees, candy canes, snowflakes, NHL logos and tartan and plaid patterns have in common? 

They're all active elements featured in the NHL's ugly Christmas sweater collection. 

The collection, brought to light by Yahoo! Sports's Puck Daddy blog Friday, has all the makings of a holiday mishmash. All that's missing is your uncle Gord after he's had a few too many eggnogs, or a provocative lamp, or a really fun sleigh ride.

The NFL has already jumped on board, so has Major League Baseball.

Take a look here:

NHL ugly Christmas sweaters, our favorite new holiday horror show

And here's a closer look: 

NHL ugly Christmas sweaters, our favorite new holiday horror show NHL ugly Christmas sweaters, our favorite new holiday horror show

Which is your favourite? Which is the ugliest?