Found June 21, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
from Ken Reid of Sportsnet, Boucha’s hair got a little longer once he was done with the U.S. national team. He soon found himself in the NHL playing for the Detroit Red Wings, where he got rid of his helmet. Next thing you know, his hair was in his eyes, sweat dripping into his contacts. He was a speedy player on the ice, often playing on a checking line. When you’re trying to keep pace with Yvan Cournoyer on a sticky night at the Forum, a man has to see, and look good while doing so (it was the 70s). Enter the headband. “One of my friends ... a tennis club member said ‘Why don’t you try one of these tennis headbands. It might keep the hair out of your eyes.’ It’s a sweatband, so realistically that’s how I started wearing it.” Advantage Boucha. Of course, Boucha knew he would take a little heat in the hockey world for his new found sense of style. “I think I wore it the first time against Pittsburgh,” Boucha said. “I had worked with Bugsy Watson and Gordie Howe at a hockey school t
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