Rockies Primary Logo
The Colorado Rockies are a professional ice hockey team based in Denver, Colorado. The team was founded in 1976 as part of the World Hockey Association (WHA) and joined the National Hockey League (NHL) when it merged with the WHA in 1979. Since then, they have become one of the most successful NHL teams, winning two Stanley Cups and making seven playoff appearances.
Throughout its history, the logo for this iconic franchise has evolved over time to reflect its changing identity while still maintaining the core elements that make it recognizable to fans around North America and beyond. The original logo featured a white mountain peak with an orange "C" on top against a navy blue background; this design served as an homage to both Colorado's state flag and the Rocky Mountain range which is visible from much of Denver itself. Over time however small changes were made such as adding different colors or swapping out certain elements like replacing “Rockies” for “Colorado” at various points throughout their history up until 1992 when they adopted what would be considered their primary logo today: A red-orange mountain peak surrounded by three stars against a navy blue backdrop featuring lettering reading "COLORADO ROCKIES."
This modern iteration has been used ever since but continues to evolve slightly over time such as switching out fonts or introducing new variations like special edition logos commemorating important milestones within franchise history such 25th anniversary season back in 2001/2002 season during which they won their second Stanley Cup championship title! No matter what form it takes though - whether classic or contemporary - there's no denying that each version reflects not only the prideful tradition behind this beloved organization but also the spirit found among those who proudly call themselves members of Rockies Nation!
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1977 - 1982
The Scouts became the Rockies, named after the mountainous region. The logo consists of Colorado state flag drawn into the shape of a blue mountain with a red “C” and a yellow dot in the middle.