NHL players and their beards are a tradition unlike any other. What started with the New York Islanders of the 1980s has continued throughout the years as players grow their beards throughout their team’s playoff run, and they don’t groom it at all.
It becomes an interesting look especially for those who don’t have that many teeth–which is all too common with hockey players. Check out some of the biggest transformations below.
Joe Thornton, San Jose Sharks