I thought I would take a moment and describe the lengthy and extremely fruitful process that went into making the Ice Bears 10th Anniversary logo. It was quite an extensive project with many edits along the way, but the end result was one of my favorite pieces I've made yet, and one the team was extremely happy with.
I started by thumb-nailing out several options for the logo based on the team's official logo and other 10th anniversary logos I'd seen. Here are those original ideas:
It was then to the magic of Illustrator to turn these into finished concepts (along with a 5th one I developed while completing these):