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Patrick Kane Brings Back His Playoff Mullet

By Chuck Sudo in News on Apr 30, 2013 7:00PM

We're hours away from the puck drop in Game 1 of the Blackhawks' playoff series against Minnesota and members of the team are already working on their playoff beards and mullets.

You're asking, "How does a playoff mullet differ from the ones hockey players normally wear?" If you're Patrick Kane, your mullet comes with some sweet racing stripes cut into the sides. Kane told the Tribune:

"It's something that's kind of been a little bit of a tradition since we started in the playoffs. I've had some fun with it and I think a lot of people that follow the Blackhawks have had some fun with it too. That's all it's really for."

And it's a successful superstition. Kane wore the mullet during the Hawks' 2010 playoff run that resulted in their first Cup win in 49 years. He wore it in 2011 as well but not in 2012.

Kane isn't the only Blackhawk sporting a mullet. Here's Brandon Saad's.


Forced to choose between these and Jonathan Toews's playoff beard, we're going with the mullets.