Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Radko Gudas plays for the Norfolk Admirals of the AHL, who happen to be a decent hockey club. They smashed professional hockey’s longest win streak this season - once 19 - by winning 29 straight hockey games. They’re in playoffs now, and find themselves in the midst of another five game winning streak.

But this post isn’t about them.

It’s about THIS:

That’s the most incredible playoff beard I’ve ever seen. And I have news for you: Radko is only 22 years old. That thing could just thicken up with a few more years under his belt.

Major thanks go out to the Admirals for going deep enough into playoffs to give that thing time to come to be.

(Stick-tap to @RFCapsMoustache)

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UPDATE: Puck Daddy’s Harrison Mooney also wrote about The Beard, but he dug up this video of his Admirals’ teammates Scott Jackson and Eric Neilson to go along with it. Phenomenal.