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Nick Leddy

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 15: Nick Leddy #8 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates against the Boston Bruins in Game Two of the NHL 2013 Stanley Cup Final at United Center on June 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Nick Leddy

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.