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November 6, 2010 1:45 pm

More mullets

What were the Kings trying to capture with their Ryan Smyth mullet morning? Well, there’s this picture from 10 years ago…

Below are a couple videos from this morning’s festivities. Who came the closest, in Smyth’s view, to matching him? Anze Kopitar got a vote. “That’s pretty close. It’s getting there,” Smyth said. “Actually, when (equipment manager) Darren Granger had his on, he had a hat on and it was pretty close.”

Terry Murray didn’t participate in the wig-wearing, but he had his day… “I was saying that to Schenner [Brayden Schenn], when we were dropping pucks at the end of practice in the faceoff circle. `Now you know what guys had to deal with through the early 70s.”’

The quote of the morning came from Kevin Westgarth, often known for his flowing locks, who took a good look at his wig and said, “My hair is nicer than this. I think this needs some conditioner.”

Murray fully endorsed the idea of paying tribute to Smyth this morning…

MURRAY: “The best way to show respect for a teammate is to do exactly what they did. All of the presentations or talk, or a wristwatch or a piece of crystal, this is the best for sure. He had a lot of fun with it this morning. … This is a fun part of it, and it’s important to do this kind of stuff. The team-bonding part of the game is so important. We’ve got a young group of guys that are going through the process of seeing what a team is all about and how they get the job done on a day-to-day basis. You stay focused. This brings it together, to me, as a tighter group.”

Here are this morning’s two videos…

Mullet morning skate

Drew Doughty and Matt Greene, a stylish interview

In other great moments in hair history…

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