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Canucks fans chose Flying Skate jersey to celebrate team’s 50th season

The Canucks will bring back the vintage 'Flying Skate' jersey, seen here in February 1997. (Tim Fitzgerald/CP)

The Flying Skate will be making an appearance next season

The jersey will be used on select games to celebrate the team's 50th season

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Fans have spoken, 23,613 fans to be exact, and the overwhelming majority voted to have the retro Flying Skate jersey make a comeback during the 2019-2020 season.

Fans had to choose between the Flying V, the Original Orca, and of course the Flying Skate, which won with more than 16,000 votes.

(Vancouver Canucks)

The jersey will be worn on select games to celebrate the Canucks 50th season.

The Flying Skate jersey made its debut in 1985, the team wore it until 1997.