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Jonathan Toews

BOSTON, MA - JUNE 19: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks plays against the Boston Bruins in Game Four of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jonathan Toews

Stanley Cup beards: before and after

June 24, 2013

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.