NHL releases ugly Christmas sweater collection

The NHL has an ugly Christmas sweater collection. Snowflakes, Christmas trees, candy canes and tartan patterns are all part of the mishmash of weird shapes and designs. Take a look.

Snowflakes, candy canes, Christmas trees all featured

Which one of the NHL's ugly Christmas sweaters do you think is the worst? (Courtesy Yahoo! Sports)

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:

And here's a closer look: 

Which is your favourite? Which is the ugliest?


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