Why do hockey players have mullets? It was a natural fit for hockey players who wanted to keep the back of their necks warm while playing in frigid temperatures while also keeping their hair short on top to make sure their helmet stayed snug. Much like buzz cuts in the 50s, Afros in the 60s, shaggy in the 70s, the 80s belonged to the Mullet.
Is hockey hair a mullet? Long in the back is a given, but the sides can be kept neat and trimmed—a look we know as the mullet. Most hockey hair is related to the mullet. Designs can be shaved into the sides. If a player continues to rock the mullet as he begins to go bald, it becomes a skullet.
Who has a mullet in the NHL? Marko Kiprusoff. Mark Kiprusoff donned one of the NHL’s most quickly forgotten mullets.
Why is hockey hair called salad? Meyer had the classic “flow” defined in a second ESPN video as “long, straight, beautiful hockey hair,” while Loe has more of a “salad,” defined as “thick, often curly, always awesome.” “I love it,” Doell said, “especially being a guy who had long hair.”