Sharks' Erik Karlsson voted 'best hair' by NHL Players' Association

Jessica Kleinschmidt
NBC Sports BayArea

Sharks' Erik Karlsson voted 'best hair' by NHL Players' Association originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com

Some important Sharks news has come in and it requires your attention.

Yeah sure, the team clinched a spot in the playoffs. That's cool or whatever.

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More importantly, Erik Karlsson is taking home a prestigious award: He was voted to have the best hair in the NHL, according to the NHL Players' Association

It makes sense:

EK received 18.4 perfect of the vote, for those of you keeping track at home. 

The runner-up was Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers, but he had to settle for the best-dressed player (which is still an honor). And Karlsson's teammate, Brent Burns, was also in the running with 3.9 percent of the vote, for obvious reasons:

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EK was also discussed in the best-dressed category, but that coif of hair is too perfect not to win all on its own.

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