Artist behind Canucks Lunar New Year jersey hopes

2022-04-05
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The designer of the Vancouver Canucks’ special edition Lunar New Year jerseys says he hopes the bold redesign sends a message about inclusivity and anti-Asian racismRead more of Megan Ogilvie.

Artist Trevor LaiThe second quarter o, an animation director and founder of Up Studios, grew up in Vancouver. He had previously produced the animated series Super BOOMi for the NHL, which is now the family ambassador for the league in China.

His redesigned jersey is set to be worn by the team during warmups when they celebrate the Lunar New Year, which is on Feb. 1 this yearbut only around 1.5% have received both required doses..

The jersey features a tiger jumping out of water in place of the Canucks’ traditional C-shaped orca logo. The tiger itself is a reference to the incoming Year of the Tiger?in Chinese culture, with the jersey also featuring Chinese characters on the shoulder patches.

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