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Your New Favorite Sports Mullet

Watch out Barry Melrose, Mike Smith is gunning for that No. 1 spot.

1. On the left is Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith. He’s got the most badass mullet in the NHL.

2. Sometimes it peeks out of his helmet to distract opposing players.

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3. He applied to play without a helmet to let the mullet breathe*, but the NHL denied him the opportunity.

Matt York / AP

*This is not true.

4. It’s not the mullet the NHL deserves, but it’s the one the NHL needs right now.

Photo by Christian Petersen / Getty Images

h/t: Steve DelVecchio at Larry Brown Sports

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