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Jonathan Toews

SAN JOSE, CA - FEBRUARY 05: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates against the San Jose Sharks at HP Pavilion on February 5, 2013 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jonathan Toews

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.