There are few high school traditions that are beloved by their local communities than the Minnesota Hockey All-Hair team, which is cultivated by Game On! Minnesota. The announcement of the team raises money for a worthwhile youth hockey charity, it honors the teams that reach the state tournament at St. Paul’s XCel Center, and it showcases something that truly is worth celebrating: Long, glorious hockey hair.
Lettuce, salad, flow. Whatever you call it, Minnesota has it. In spades.
Here is the 2018 edition of the All-Hair team, which followed Minnetonka’s ascension to the top of Class 2A, and Orono’s in Class A.
Both those teams had members earn a spot on a team that celebrated the “Salad Sideshow Bob,” “Salad Spartacus,” “the Flow-nado” and “Repucksel,” among others. It’s a truly epic set of nicknames.
As for the younger entrants, let’s just say the future of Minnesota hockey hair is bright. There’s a whole lot of greasy lettuce to come in the years ahead.