K1 Sportswear Forms Multi-Year Partnership with NWHL as League’s Exclusive Jersey Supplier

by NWHL Media

BROOKLYN – The National Women’s Hockey League has announced that K1 Sportswear is now the Exclusive Jersey Supplier to the NWHL. As part of the three-year agreement, the NWHL will also utilize K1 for all special events and All-Star jerseys.

Operating out of Minnesota since 1987, K1 Sportswear is the leading hockey uniform manufacturer in the United States. With four facilities in the "State of Hockey," K1 has grown into the largest domestic hockey uniform manufacturer in the United States and prides itself on the highest levels of quality service.  Using the newest technology and equipment available in the industry, coupled with a team with hundreds of years of custom uniform manufacturing experience, K1 offers a full range of custom design, fabric, and product capabilities.

As a demonstration of K1 Sportswear’s commitment to supporting opportunities for girls and women, the company will prioritize an all-female team to manage and execute the NWHL business.

“K1 Sportswear is honored to be the exclusive uniform supplier for the NWHL and to be a major contributor in the advancement of girls and women’s hockey,” said Tony Fisher, Owner and President of K1 Sportswear.  “The entire K1 team has worked extremely hard to earn this incredible opportunity, and we take tremendous pride in continuing our tradition of offering the highest quality uniforms coupled with an unparalleled commitment to our customers.”

The partnership with K1 Sportswear is the latest product of the committee created by the NWHL and NWHL Players’ Association this offseason to enhance the player experience by identifying brands genuinely investing in women in sports.

“K1 Sportswear has an established history of tremendous commitment to quality and service, and we are proud to designate them as the exclusive uniform supplier to the NWHL,” said NWHL Founder and Commissioner Dani Rylan Kearney. “We are very fortunate to have this partnership with K1 Sportswear to serve our league, teams, and players.”

About K1 Sportswear

Established in 1987 in Cloquet, MN, K1 has grown to be the largest hockey uniform manufacturer in the United States. K1 proudly provides athletes with quality custom made jerseys, socks, shorts, and shells as well as a large variety of pre-made stock inventory and custom team apparel. K1 has exclusive or co-exclusive partner agreements in place
with the NAHL, USHL, SPHL, ECHL, NWHL, and USA Hockey.

About the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL)

Established in 2015, the NWHL was the first professional women’s hockey league in North America to pay its players. The mission of the league is to fuel the continued growth of the sport and brand of pro women’s hockey. The league is made up of the Boston Pride, Buffalo Beauts, Connecticut Whale, Metropolitan Riveters, Minnesota Whitecaps, and the Toronto Six. Visit NWHL.zone and follow on Twitter and Facebook @NWHL and Instagram @NWHL.zone