It’s tough to find 100% playoff beard conformity in any dressing room, but from my experience, there are two types of guys who don’t stick to the “grow it out and leave it be” program:
A) Tough guys. I have no idea why they think fu manchus are hilarious or tough-looking, but they do.
B) Guys who grow sparse, patchy beards who spare us the pre-pubescent mustache (that Crosby has tortured us with for years) by shaving clean.
So this….this was a curveball. Jaromir Jagr doesn’t fit in either category.
Is it awful or awesome? I’m seriously having trouble deciding. I think I just need to see it grow out a bit more before reaching a verdict.
And for comparison, Arizona’s state flag upside-down: