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Penguins dressed for Winter Classic

Evgeni Malkin helped unveil the Penguins new uniform for the Winter Classic. Joe Sargent/NHLI/Getty Images

With the Winter Classic just more than two months away, the Pittsburgh Penguins showed off their uniform for the outdoor game on Thursday with the help of Evgeni Malkin and Jordan Staal.

In keeping with the throwback theme to the Winter Classic, the new design is navy blue with light blue accents and features the team's original logo from the 1967-68 season. The Penguins wore various shades of blue from 1967-80.

The team called the design a "fusion" of different Penguins' uniforms from different eras.

"We wanted to create a uniform that celebrates the rich history of Penguins hockey, but with a new look -- giving fans something they would really like," said Reebok director of merchandising Keith Leach, according to a Penguins release that quoted him.

After debuting the new uniforms at Heinz Field on Jan. 1 against the Washington Capitals, the Penguins will wear them again Feb. 10 against the Los Angeles Kings and March 12 against the Montreal Canadiens.