At the start of the 2014-15 season, the Anaheim Ducks made a jersey change going with the webbed-D jerseys as their primaries.
Here we are in the middle of the third year since those jersey were announced as the primaries. In this third season, fans have witnessed the numbers of Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry take considerable dives.
Which led me to explore this theory; Do the jerseys play some role into their drop in production?
All theories need a start point:
Like all theories that have ever been given, you need something that leads a person into making said theory.
From the Stanley Cup year of 2006-07 to the 2013-14 season, the numbers for Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry look like this;
Dec 23, 2013; Washington, DC, USA; Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf (15) celebrates with Ducks right wing Corey Perry (10) after winning 3-2 against the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports