This road blue knit gamer by CCM was worn by Alexei Gusarov during the 1992-93 NHL season. The Quebec Nordiques selected Gusarov in the 11th round of the 1988 NHL Entry Draft. After playing for a decade in his native Russia, Gusarov came to North America and joined the Nordiques in 1990-91. He played with Quebec for 5 years and then moved with the franchise to Colorado where he spent parts of the next 6 seasons. Alexei then finished out his NHL career with brief stints in New York and St. Louis. He won his only Stanley Cup with the Avalanche in 1996, their first year in Colorado. On the international stage this defenseman represented his native Russia, partaking in numerous World Championships, Rendezvous ‘87, 3 Canada Cups, 3 Super Series and 2 Olympics.
Sewn to the right breast of this gamer is the tougher French version of the NHL’s 100-year Stanley Cup anniversary patch. The game wear on this size 56 sweater is solid and consists of stick and slash marks, board burns, board paint transfer, un-repaired burn holes, washed out bloodstains and fine inner pilling. A beautiful defunct jersey that features the tougher French version of the Stanley Cup anniversary patch.