Presenting a little journey through hockey's cutting edge tradition of alluring hair styles. The Blackhawk winger's mullet was the most talked-about hairdo of the 2010 Stanley Cup playoffs.
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Not about to take a backseat to Patrick Kane, the Flyers winger sported an arresting look that was fully in keeping with his former team's own grand tradition of tonsorial splendor. Hartnell is somewhat more, shall we say, trim these days as he skates with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
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The immortal Hammer of Broad Street Bullies fame was a paragon of That '70s Look ...
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And no one rocked the comb-over harder than Cowboy Bill Flett ....
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Yes, there was a time in the late '80s and early '90s when even superstars wouldn't dream of being seen without the Barry Melrose/Billy Ray Cyrus look ....
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Of course, the most famous hockey mullet of all time likely belongs to the former coach and current ESPN analyst, whose locks have remained largely unpicked for more than 20 years.
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The Flyers defenseman sported the "greasy kid's stuff" look when he was with Anaheim from 2006 to 2009.
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While skating for the 2006 Stanley Cup champion Hurricanes, backliner Commodore made the fright wig look famous as well as popular with fans, who were often seen sporting them at games.
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One of the NHL's great hair farmers, Smyth could have easily been mistaken for a rock star when he arrived on Long Island in 2007.
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The bass player for Alice In Chains? Nope. This is the notorious pot-stirring winger (wasn't Winger the name of a band?) during his '90s days with the Colorado Avalanche.
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The Lithuanian blueliner proved that hockey is indeed a hair-raising sport, especially when you play for the New York Rangers.
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The Hanson Brothers
Yeah, they're fictional characters. But the iconic Dave Hanson (Red Wings, North Stars) and Steve Carlson (Kings) did skate in the NHL as well as the beloved movie Slap Shot. Third "brother" Jeff Carlson (right) was a minor league winger. Pass the foil.
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Dude, where's my stick?
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Three Kings of the early '90s revealed what was possible with a pair of shears and at least a semi-steady hand ...
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The Elvis look is truly timeless.
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The Ranger heartthrob brought the Peter Frampton perm to the NHL in the late '70s.
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The Canucks defenseman of the '70s looked like a roadie for Motorhead ... or a (young) Burt Reynolds body double, perhaps?
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The soon-to-be Great One sported David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust look when he arrived in Edmonton in the late '70s ...
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The flowing locks favored by the hard-nosed Islander winger were first made famous by Montreal's great Guy Lafleur ...
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"The Flower" at rest. But when the wind was in those locks as he skated swiftly down the wing, even Rapunzel turned green with envy.
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The iconic Blackhawks of the 1960s kept their local barbers flush ...
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There's much to be said for the Gumper's basic "flat top" especially if you're looking for a place to land your Cessna when the engine stalls ...
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