This is one hammered old school defunct NHL jersey. Worn by captain Mike Christie during his only year as Captain for the Colorado Rockies and the first year Don Cherry was behind the bench. Just mauled with use and marks with the Rawlings tag in the collar hanging on for its mere existence, you wont find a better example Captains jersey. Bang on photo match where you can see the broken line of a stick mark along the left side chest of the jersey. Photo is dated October 23, 1979. The other Getty image is dated March 1, 1979 and you can notice that black mark as he's having his jersey pulled up by Grant Mulvey of the Chicago Black Hawks during the brawl.
Born in Big Springs Texas , Mike was signed out of The University of Denver as an undrafted free agent. He was with the Chicago Black Hawks before being traded to the California Golden Seals where he got a chance to play in the NHL for the first time. He also suited up for the Cleveland Barons and ended his playing career with the Vancouver Canucks in 1981.