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June 18 2024

Great Clips® Announces Second Class of the Hockey Hair Hall of Fame

MINNEAPOLIS (June 18, 2024) – Great Clips, the Official Hair Salon of the NHL and the NHLPA, today announced the second class of the virtual Hockey Hair Hall of Fame as part of the brand’s annual Show Your Flow campaign. From April 17 through May 5, Great Clips encouraged hockey fans throughout the U.S. and Canada to share photos and videos of their unique and individual Hockey Hair flows on social media for the chance to be inducted.

A voting panel consisting of Matthew Tkachuk (Florida Panthers), William Karlsson (Vegas Golden Knights), gold medalist and professional women’s hockey player, Hilary Knight and Great Clips narrowed down submissions to 12 finalists based on their creativity and originality, their passion for hockey and hockey hair, and the overall quality and appeal of their content.

For the first time, Great Clips asked hockey fans to help decide the best Hockey Hair flows by voting daily at

This year’s six inductees based off the most votes include: Andrew Guthrie from Bethany, CT, Cort Mower from Lehi, UT, Drew Sernus from Worth, IL, Hank Zilinski from Blackfalds, Alberta, Jada Edwards from Grayson, GA, and Winry Schmidt from West Bloomfield, MI. View the full Hockey Hair Hall of Fame here.

All inductees are receiving two tickets to attend an NHL game of their choice during the 2024-25 regular season, a $300 USD Great Clips gift card (or equivalent value in CAD), a $300 USD gift card (or equivalent value in CAD), autographed hockey pucks from NHL stars Matthew Tkachuk and William Karlsson, as well as visibility on Great Clips social and online channels.20

"For the second consecutive year, fans flaunted some incredible and unique Hockey Hair flows,” said Lisa Hake, vice president of marketing and communications at Great Clips, Inc. “Our inductees span generations, Hockey Hair styles and hockey fandom. We look forward to immortalizing these incredible fans and their flows into the Hockey Hair Hall of Fame."

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About Great Clips, Inc. 
Great Clips, Inc. was established in 1982 in Minneapolis. Today, Great Clips has over 4,400 salons throughout the United States and Canada, making it the world’s largest salon brand. Great Clips is 100 percent franchised, and salons are owned locally by nearly 700 franchisees across the U.S. and Canada. Great Clips franchisees employ more than 29,000 stylists. Great Clips franchised salons provide value-priced, high-quality haircare for men, women and children. Getting a great haircut at a Great Clips salon is more convenient than ever with Online Check-In, ReadyNext® text alerts and Clip Notes®. To check in online, visit or download the free app. For more information about Great Clips, Inc. or to find a location near you, visit

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About the National Hockey League Players’ Association
The National Hockey League Players’ Association, established in 1967, is a labour organization whose members are the players in the National Hockey League. The NHLPA works on behalf of the players in varied disciplines such as labour relations, product licensing, marketing, international hockey and community relations, all in furtherance of its efforts to promote its members and the game of hockey. In 1999, the NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund was launched as a way for the players to give something back to the game they love. Over the past 24 years, more than 80,000 deserving children in 34 countries have benefited from the players' donations of hockey equipment. NHLPA Goals & Dreams has donated more than $25 million to grassroots hockey programs, making it the largest program of its kind. For more information on the NHLPA, please visit  


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