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.”
Why do hockey players grow out their hair? According to Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug, the reason why many players grow their hair long is so they stand out even when their helmets are on. “We have to wear a helmet at all times,” he told ESPN.
Why do so many 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.
How do you get good hockey hair?