Maple Leafs Fans Are Comparing The Team's All-Star Jerseys To Straitjackets (PHOTOS)

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Toronto Maple Leafs' All-Star Jersey Has Loads Of Fans Making The Same Comparison

It’s that time of year again when the best of the NHL come together to show off their skills at the annual All-Star game. This year, Toronto Maple Leafs superstars Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner, and Frederik Andersen are attending the festivities. The trio recently debuted their special Toronto Maple Leafs All-Star jerseys and fans were not thrilled about the design. And that’s putting it lightly. 

The white and blue away sweaters feature five silver lines that are meant to represent music bars.

However, it seems that interpretation did come through as harmoniously as planned.

In fact, the design has actually got loads of fans saying the same thing, and it's probably not exactly what the designers would have hoped for.

Supporters on social media made numerous comparisons to straitjackets, some even joking that the players look like they’re being held hostage.

Oh dear.

Others noted that the jerseys made the team look like the Michelin Man or the guy from the Sponge Towel commercials.

That's also less than ideal.

Many fans were disappointed to learn that star man Matthews will not actually be participating in the All-Star events due to a wrist injury.

The reveal of the jerseys, though, has got some fans speculating that he’s just faking being hurt to get out of wearing them. Ouch.

Take a look at these!

We're not sold on these, and it seems neither is a great deal of the team's fan base.

And, in particular, it took almost no time at all for the straitjacket comparisons to start rolling in.

And once the ball was rolling, the comparisons didn't stop at straight jackets.

Oh no.

Meanwhile, other fans wasted no time with creative comparisons and instead went for blunt honesty.

So, what have we learned? Leafs players with dogs, cute. Leafs players with straitjackets, unsettling.

In fact, these look perfect for a Halloween-themed appearance on Family Feud, which we now desperately want to see happen.

But despite the overwhelming distaste for the jersey design, most fans can agree they are just happy to see three Leafs players headed to the game this year. 

And while the music sheet-inspired design didn't get the reaction designers probably hoped for, it sure did make fans sing. 

It just wasn't in the tune the creators were probably hoping for.

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