While some hockey traditions are questionable (looking at your octopus abuse, Detroit), playoff beards are a thing of beauty. Reaching the Stanley Cup finals has become a mini-tradition for the Blackhawks, too, as they're making their second trip in the past three years. Which gives us the perfect opportunity to break down the Hawks' facial hair before they face off with the Boston Bruins for all the marbles, beginning Wednesday. Want more? Discuss this article and others on RedEye Sports' Facebook page.
By Riley Blevins, RedEye
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