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1967 Minnesota Founding Year Tee

$34.00

DTG32825

The Story

On March 11, 1965, NHL President Clarence Campbell announced that the league would expand to twelve teams from six through the creation of a new six-team division for the 1967–68 season. In response to Campbell's announcement, a partnership of nine men, led by Walter Bush, Jr., Robert Ridder, and John Driscoll, was formed to seek a franchise for the Twin Cities area of Minnesota.Their efforts were successful, as the NHL awarded one of its six expansion franchises to Minnesota on February 9, 1966.The "North Stars" name was announced on May 25, 1966, following a public contest.The name is derived from the state's motto "L'Étoile du Nord", which is a French phrase meaning "The Star of the North". The home of the North Stars was Metropolitan Sports Center.


Crafted with the intention of being the softest shirt in your lineup, our signature tees are cut for a modern fit and printed with inks that actually blend into the fabrics giving it more character with every wash.

    • Athletic Fit
    • Premium tri-blend fabric
    • Vintage wash
    • Printed in New York