Still recovering from the concussion he suffered in a fight last week, Bruins forward Shawn Thornton didn’t make the trip to Montreal. Instead, he and Pats linebacker Jerod Mayo were at the Pru, where Gillette conducted a very unscientific test to see if women prefer kissing guys with clean-shaven faces or someone a little scruffier. (The shaving company says research shows that kissing is on the decline, and beards and mustaches are to blame.) Thornton says his wife likes him silky smooth — except, of course, during the playoffs when most hockey players don’t shave. “Yeah, there’s one time a year when she hopes I’m not shaving for awhile,” he said. What about his 21-year-old teammate Tyler Seguin, who doesn’t seem to have trouble with the ladies. “He’s doing alright,” said Thornton, laughing, “but he’s so young he couldn’t grow hair if he tried.”
Jerod Mayo, Shawn Thornton contemplate facial hair
February 07, 2013
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