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Patrick Kane

!CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 22: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks speaks to the media after his team's 3-1 victory over the Boston Bruins in Game Five of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final at the United Center on June 22, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via 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.