Sure, hockey players are known for missing teeth, black eyes and broken noses. But what makes up for all that is their exceptional hair, that players and true fans affectionately refer to as "flow."
Barry Melrose, Jaromir Jagr and Jeremy Roenick come to mind when thinking about some of the most legendary hairstyles of all time in the hockey world. Since, the torch has been passed on to those like Nicklas Backstrom, Roberto Luongo and Mike Babcock.
In the here and now, though, who has the best hockey hair so far this season?
Here's a look at the best hockey hair of the early 2011-12 campaign.