I normally don’t collect hockey pucks, but I had to buy this one…
I picked it up not too long ago at a card show. I love the old “Penguin with a scarf” logo. This particular cartoon Penguin looks a little fatter than the one that was used later. The scarf adds both style and motion to the design. I’ve always found these two things hilarious–in both a good and bad way. I mean, the logo is kind of cartoony and foppish…but I guess that’s why I like it. It’s fun, and doesn’t take itself too seriously (aren’t we all tired of the “snarling animal” as a sports mascott?).
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The "old style" Penguin is my favorite logo of all – although I am a bit biased living in the Burgh!
How can you not like the look, the chubby little bird, the scarf waving in the breeze?