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So, Versteeg is sporting a Macklemore-inspired ‘do for the playoffs

Apr 17, 2014, 7:55 PM EDT

Beyond giving the Chicago Blackhawks another potential game-breaker, the trade that brought Kris Versteeg back to the “Windy City” also opened the door for the return of his various follicle shenanigans.

His 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs gameplan might be his best yet (or worst, depending upon your tastes). CSNChicago.com passes along word that Versteeg is modeling his hair after rapper Macklemore.

Here’s a side-by-side comparison, first with video of Versteeg:

Now, a photo of his inspiration:

source: Getty Images

Credit: Getty Images

“I call it the ‘Steeglemore,’” Versteeg said. “It’s a mix between myself, (rapper) Macklemore and a little bit of anything else in between. So, it’s got a lot going on here.”

This isn’t the first time the 27-year-old has mixed hip hop with hockey:

In all honesty, it’s mostly an exciting development because Versteeg always seems to have a trick up his sleeve when it comes to his appearance. PHT has gotten a lot of mileage out of his “Hulk Hogan hair”

source: Getty Images

Credit: Getty Images

Not to mention this excellent ‘stache:

source: Getty Images

Credit: Getty Images

Let’s face it, the only way he’s topping this is by going “Flock of Steegles.”

  1. sumkat - Apr 17, 2014 at 8:08 PM

    Speaking as someone who has no opinion on this guy 30 seconds ago

    I now hate Kris Versteeg, just because of the epic level of lameness

    • phx7355 - Apr 17, 2014 at 8:33 PM

      Seconded.

    • sjsharks66 - Apr 17, 2014 at 9:34 PM

      Agreed.. this is very lame.

  2. lowenni - Apr 17, 2014 at 8:10 PM

    This guys hilarious. Overrated hockey player in my opinion, but funny person. Legendary golden locks, as well.

  3. muckleflugga - Apr 17, 2014 at 8:17 PM

    man, what is with these haircuts …?

    everyone’s looking like an extra in the grapes of wrath or a thirties vintage big house flick … think grant wood’s american gothic

    hint: if your hairstylist is gay, odds-on you’ll be leaving the shop lighter of pocket and loafer

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Gothic

  4. thebigwhitecat - Apr 17, 2014 at 8:43 PM

    Versteeg has a goal and an assist in the first period tonight.

    • ibieiniid - Apr 18, 2014 at 8:59 AM

      Mack-goal-more.

  5. elmerbrownelmerbrown - Apr 17, 2014 at 9:40 PM

    Two Dicks

  6. 19inarow - Apr 17, 2014 at 10:38 PM

    I kinda like when he looked like Farrah Fawcett. Much prettier.

  7. wishingtonredslur - Apr 18, 2014 at 9:35 AM

    If you think Macklemore invented that hair style you need to live more, well, live and learn more.

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