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Patrice Bergeron

"BOSTON, MA - JUNE 17: Patrice Bergeron #37 of the Boston Bruins celebrates after scoring a goal in the second period against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Three of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 17, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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.