What is flow in hockey? Flow is the correct term for the hair of professional and amateur hockey players. It is typically some variation of a mullet with a little extra grease, that typically appears beginning in junior hockey.
How do hockey players get flow?
How long does it take to get hockey flow? Now here is the key – most people underestimate how long flow takes to develop. You need AT LEAST 6 MONTHS for your hair to hit its stride – don’t cut this short, or you could be left in the dreaded “Land of in between Flow Stage” (see later point).
Why do hockey players have flow? It was during this time that hockey players with longer hair were noticed for their hair “flowing” behind them as they raced up the ice. Of course, it stood out more because the ’70s was before helmets were widely used (they were mandated after 1979 for new players) so the flow was on full display.