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Zdeno Chara

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MARCH 30: Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins looks on against the Philadelphia Flyers on March 30, 2013 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images)

Stanley Cup beards: before and after

A tradition started in the 1980s, players not shaving throughout the Stanley Cup playoffs has become a secondary source of competition throughout the NHL playoffs. With two and a half months worth of growth, we figured now is a good time to look at before and after photos of the players still vying for the Cup.