Mike Smiths hair defies conventional description.
"Hes got an S.O.S. pad on his head," captain Shane Doan said.
With apologies to the Coyotes play-along-with-us captain, that analogy no longer applies. Smiths coiffure outgrew that one months ago. With his longer, current mane, the Coyotes goalie more closely resembles the cartoon character Sid the Science Kid.
"You should have seen him at our Christmas party," Doan said. "His hair was as fluffed out as he could make it."
That didnt complete the ensemble. Smith was also sporting a memorable sweater Doan says his wife made for him.
"I think it had the head of a reindeer coming out the front, but then he also had the deer coming out the back," Doan said with reverence. "It was awesome."
The sweater hasnt surfaced since, but the locks arent going away.
"Not a chance, said Smith, who shaved his head at the end of last season for cancer awareness and hasnt cut it since. "T...