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15 Great Moments In The NHL's "Playoff Beard" History

There is no definitive history of the NHL "Playoff Beard" but the tradition has given us some amazing facial hair.

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1980: Ken Morrow, New York Islanders

Many say that the playoff beard tradition started in 1980. Denis Potvin, of the Islanders, said it came organically. The team would "play four games in five nights in the first round and it was just something that kind of happened."


In the end it doesn't matter how good your beard is, it just matters that try...BECAUSE IT'S THE CUP!

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