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Playoff beard tradition in NHL continues to grow

Jay Pandolfo’s is dark and bushy, overwhelming the lower third of his face. Johnny Boychuk’s crawls from his sideburns and creeps down to the neckline of his jersey. Tory Krug’s is a notch above peach fuzz.

Nearly every participant in the Stanley Cup Final has grown out his facial hair since the playoffs began April 30. If you’re wondering who started this hair-raising trend, don’t ask the Bruins.

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