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(Photo) Egad: Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs Bleach Hair For Frozen Four

"Jeez guys, this kind of stings."

Boy, team unity has never appeared so, um, heavily peroxided? The University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs are likely putting on the final touches as they prepare for their Frozen Four semifinal matchup against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul later this afternoon. But one aspect that will not require any final touches is the team’s collection of obscenely over-bleached hair.

Via the Star Tribune:

“We haven’t needed any touchups,” senior winger Justin Fontaine said. “You kind of leave it in your hair for an hour or three, and there you go.”

Coach Scott Sandelin isn’t sold on the process.

“My first reaction? I’m not going to do that,” Sandelin said. “I have a 12-year-old son playing Pee-Wees, so I was getting pressure from him, too.”

An hour or three? That’s a long time to leave that crap in your hair. The players probably have scalp burns. But it’s all in good fun so when their hair begins to fall out in bleached-out tufts of ugliness, I’m sure they will all be able to have a good laugh about it. Just as long as they figure out a way to prevail on their virtual home ice this weekend and bring a national championship back to Duluth. The hair will probably grow back. Maybe.

Bulldogs hope blond ambition comes through [Star Tribune]