Flyers Hartnell Loses the Lockout Beard

After about 118 days, the Flyers All-Star shaved off his red facial hair Friday

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Almost four months, that's how long the NHL Lockout lasted and that whole time Flyers All-Star Scott Hartnell grew one of the most epic beards in hockey history as it got comparisons from Yukon Cornelius to Paul Bunyan.
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But, with hockey back, the "Lockout Beard," much like a playoff beard, had to go, Hartnell said.
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Hartnell let NBC10 cameras roll as he took electric razor to his red facial mane.
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Hartnell methodically attacked his beard like it was an opposing goalie.
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Look at those mutton chops.
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With the sideburns gone it was time to attack the goatee.
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He has a Kevin Youkilis look going here.
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Or Maybe "The Anvil" Neidhart.
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Fu manchu.
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It all must go.
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Here he looks a bit like Salvador Dali.
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But alas, it's all gone.
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So, which Hartnell look do you like better, clean shaved or bearded?
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