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North Stars Uniform Evolution (1967-1993)

Era:  1967 Pre-Season Home
Make:  Wilson produced, Gerry Cosby lettered
Body Material:  Durene Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  No
Fight Strap:  No
Patches:  No

Era:  1967 Pre-Season Away
Make:  Wilson produced, Gerry Cosby lettered
Body Material:  Durene Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  No
Fight Strap:  No
Patches:  No


Era:  1967 Home (Early)
Make:  Wilson
Body Material:  Durene Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  No
Fight Strap:  No
Patches:  No

Era:  1967-1968 Home
Make:  General Athletic
Body Material:  Durene Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  No
Fight Strap:  No
Patches:  No

Era:  1967-1969 Away
Make:  General Athletic
Body Material:  Durene Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  No
Fight Strap:  No
Patches:  No


Era:  1968-1970 Home
Make:  General Athletic
Body Material:  Durene Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  No
Fight Strap:  No
Patches:  No

Era:  1969-1970 Away
Make:  General Athletic
Body Material:  Durene Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  No
Fight Strap:  No
Patches:  No


Era:  1970-1972 Home 
Make:  Rawlings
Body Material:  Durene Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  No
Fight Strap:  No
Patches:  No

(Starting in 1970-71, NHL Changed Home-Light & Away-Dark for uniforms)

Era:  1970-1972 Away 
Make:  Rawlings
Body Material:  Durene Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  No
Fight Strap:  No
Patches:  No

(Starting in 1970-71, NHL Changed Home-Light & Away-Dark for uniforms)


Era:  1972-1975 Home
Make:  Rawlings
Body Material:  Durene Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  No
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  No

Era:  1972-1975 Home (TV Only)
Make:  Rawlings
Body Material:  Durene Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  No

Era:  1972-1975 Away
Make:  Rawlings
Body Material:  Durene Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  No
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  No

Era:  1972-1975 Away (TV Only)
Make:  Rawlings
Body Material:  Durene Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  No


Era:  1975-1978 Home
Make:  Rawlings
Body Material:  Durene Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  No

Era:  1975-1977 Away
Make:  Rawlings
Body Material:  Durene Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  No
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  No


Era:  1978-1979 Home
Make:  Rawlings
Body Material:  Durene Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  No

Era:  1977-1978 Away
Make:  Stahl & Dean
Body Material:  Polyester Mesh
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  No


Era:  1979-1981 Home
Make:  Stahl & Dean
Body Material:  Polyester Mesh
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  No

Era:  1978-1981 Away
Make:  Stahl & Dean
Body Material:  Polyester Mesh
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  No


Era:  1981 Prototype
Make:  Stahl & Dean
Body Material:  Polyester Mesh
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  No


Era:  1981-1983 Home
Make:  Stahl & Dean
Body Material:  Polyester Mesh
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  No

Era:  1981-1983 Away
Make:  Stahl & Dean
Body Material:  Polyester Mesh
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  No


Era:  1983-1984 Home
Make:  Pedersons
Body Material:  Polyester Mesh
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  Right Rear Hem PEDERSONS Embroidered logo

Era:  1983-1984 Away
Make:  Pedersons
Body Material:  Polyester Mesh
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  Right Rear Hem PEDERSONS Embroidered Logo


Era:  1984-1987 Home
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Polyester Mesh
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  Left Rear Hem Sewn on STEICHEN'S lettering.  Right Rear Hem CCM Embroidered logo

Era:  1984-1987 Away
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Polyester Mesh
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  Left Rear Hem Sewn on STEICHEN'S lettering.  Right Rear Hem CCM Embroidered logo

Era:  1986-1987 Away
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Polyester Mesh
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  Left Rear Hem Sewn on *MET PRO SHOP lettering.  Right Rear Hem CCM Embroidered logo

*Steve Payne was then part owner of local Met Pro Shop sporting goods stores, with one such store located within Bloomington, MN Met Center.  To our knowledge, only images of Steve wearing a tagged Met Pro Shop jersey have surfaced in away jersey, and remains unknown if home jersey was tagged this way vs. rest of team donning Steichen's tagging.


Era:  1987-1988 Home
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Polyester Mesh 1st 1/2 - Polyester Airknit 2nd 1/2
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  JM Patch worn in March & April of 1986-1987, and through mid-November of 1987-1988 season. Left Rear Hem Sewn on STEICHEN'S lettering.  Right Rear Hem CCM Embroidered logo

Era:  1987-1988 Away
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Polyester Mesh 1st 1/2 - Polyester Airknit 2nd 1/2
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  JM Patch worn in March & April of 1986-1987, and through mid-November of 1987-1988 season. Left Rear Hem Sewn on STEICHEN'S lettering.  Right Rear Hem CCM Embroidered logo


Era:  1988-1989 Home
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Airknit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  Left Rear Hem Sewn on TEAM CHOICE lettering.  Right Rear Hem CCM Embroidered logo

Era:  1988-1989 Away
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Airknit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  Left Rear Hem - Sewn on TEAM CHOICE lettering.  Right Rear Hem CCM Embroidered logo


Era:  1989-1991 Home
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Airknit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  Right Rear Hem CCM Embroidered logo and NHL Shield

Era:  1989-1991 Away
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Airknit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  Right Rear Hem CCM Embroidered logo and NHL Shield


Era:  1990-1991 Home
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Airknit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  Right Rear Hem CCM Embroidered logo and NHL Shield. 1991 Stanley Cup Finals right chest patch for Finals vs. Penguins

Era:  1990-1991 Away
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Airknit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  Right Rear Hem CCM Embroidered logo and NHL Shield. 1991 Stanley Cup Finals right chest patch for Finals vs. Penguins


Era:  1990 Prototype Home
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Ultrafil Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  Unknown

Era:  1990 Prototype Away
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Ultrafil Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  Unknown

Era:  1991 Prototype
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Ultrafil Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  Right Rear Hem CCM Embroidered logo and NHL Shield


Era:  1991 Pre-Season Home
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Ultrafil Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  NHL 75th Anniversary Patch.  North Stars 25th Anniversary 1967-1991 patch.  Left Rear Hem Stars Embroidered Logo.  Right Rear Hem CCM Embroidered logo and NHL Shield

Era:  1991 Pre-Season Away
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Ultrafil Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  NHL 75th Anniversary Patch.  North Stars 25th Anniversary 1967-1991 patch.  Left Rear Hem Stars Embroidered Logo.  Right Rear Hem CCM Embroidered logo and NHL Shield


Era:  1991-1992 Home
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Ultrafil Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  NHL 75th Anniversary Patch.  North Stars 25th Anniversary 1967-1991 patch.  Left Rear Hem Stars Embroidered Logo.  Right Rear Hem CCM Embroidered logo and NHL Shield.  Following the NHL All-Star Game break, teams switched to dark jerseys as home, and white jerseys as away for remained of season

Era:  1991-1992 Away
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Ultrafil Knit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  NHL 75th Anniversary Patch.  North Stars 25th Anniversary 1967-1991 patch.  Left Rear Hem Stars Embroidered Logo.  Right Rear Hem CCM Embroidered logo and NHL Shield.  Following the NHL All-Star Game break, teams switched to dark jerseys as home, and white jerseys as away for remained of season


Era:  1992-1993 Home
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Airknit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  Stanley Cup 100th Anniversary Patch.  Left Rear Hem Stars Embroidered Logo.  Right Rear Hem CCM Embroidered logo and NHL Shield

Era:  1992-1993 Away
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Airknit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  Stanley Cup 100th Anniversary Patch.  Left Rear Hem Stars Embroidered Logo.  Right Rear Hem CCM Embroidered logo and NHL Shield


Era:  1993 Prototype
Make:  CCM
Body Material:  Airknit
Lettering Material:  Twill
Nameplate:  Yes
Fight Strap:  Yes
Patches:  Left Rear Hem Stars Embroidered Logo.  Center Hem Embroiderd Action Spot Sports.  Right Rear Hem CCM Embroidered logo and NHL Shield


Minnesota North Stars Jersey Specifics 1967-1993

Year Type Manufacturer Patches Notes
1967-68 Pre-Season Durene Knit Gerry Cosby - Worn in pre-season only with "crooked" N logo
1967-68 (Early) Durene Knit Wilson - Lace Neck
1967-68 Durene Knit General Athletic - -
1968-69 Durene Knit General Athletic - -
1969-70 Durene Knit General Athletic - -
1970-71 Durene Knit Rawlings - -
1971-72 Durene Knit Rawlings - -
1972-73 Durene Knit Rawlings - -
1973-74 Durene Knit Rawlings - Steichens Associated Sales tagging in neck
1974-75 Durene Knit Rawlings - Steichens Associated Sales tagging in neck. Rawlings tag on left rear hem
1975-76 Durene Knit Rawlings - No shoulder yokes. Double stripe at hem/Rawlings tag in neck
1976-77 Durene Knit Rawlings - No shoulder yokes. Double stripe at hem/Rawlings tag in neck
1977-78 Home Durene Knit Rawlings - No shoulder yokes. Double stripe at hem
1977-78 Road Polyester Mesh Stall and Dean -
1978-79 Home Durene Knit Rawlings -
1978-79 Road Polyester Mesh Stall and Dean - Steichen's tag in neck
1979-80 Polyester Mesh Stall and Dean - Steichen's tag in neck
1980-81 Polyester Mesh Stall and Dean - Steichen's tag in neck
1981-82 Polyester mesh Stall and Dean - Steichen's tag in neck.First year with N-Star logo on shoulders and black sewn accents for home jerseys.
1982-83 Polyester Mesh Stall and Dean - Steichen's tag in neck
1982-83 Playoffs Polyester Mesh Pederson's Pederson's Logo on Hem Short style jersey custom fit to each player
1983-84 Polyester Mesh Pederson's Pederson's Logo on Hem Short style jersey custom fit to each player
1983-84 Playoffs Polyester Mesh CCM Steichen's on hem CCM logo - Red Red Blue
1984-85 Polyester Mesh CCM Steichen's on hem CCM Logo - Red Red Blue
1985-86 Polyester Mesh CCM Steichen's on hem CCM Logo - Red Red Blue
1986-87 Polyester Mesh CCM JM Patch worn in March and April only. Steichen's on hem (Steve Payne Met Pro Shop tagging) CCM Logo - Gold Gold Green
1987-88 1st 1/2 of season Polyester Mesh CCM JM Patch worn through Mid Nov. of 87-88. Steichen's on hem CCM Logo - Green Green Black
1987 -88 2nd 1/2 of season Polyester AirKnit CCM Steichen's on hem CCM Logo - Green Green Green
1988-89 Polyester AirKnit CCM Team Choice on hem CCM Logo - Green Green Green
1989-90 Polyester AirKnit CCM NHL shield on hem -
1990-91 Polyester AirKnit CCM 1991 Stanley Cup Finals. NHL shield on hem -
1991-92 DoubleKnit Ultrafil CCM 25th Year Anniversary Stars. 75th Year NHL. NHL shield on hem
1992-93 Polyester AirKnit CCM 100th year Stanley Cup. NHL Shield on hem

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