By Spike Eskin
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Hockey players are famous for growing playoff beards, but what happens when there is no hockey? Clearly the answer is “still grow beards.”READ MORE: Confounding Error Costs Phillies In 8-4 Loss To Braves
Flyers stars Claude Giroux and Scott Hartnell announced via Twitter today that they’re going to grow lockout beards.
Minutes later, teammate Matt Read agreed to do the same. https://twitter.com/MReader24/status/248447447939051520READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Severe Storm, Flooding Threat Kicks Off Memorial Day Weekend
The NHL lockout is just a few days old, but there are currently no talks scheduled, and many fans and players are preparing for the worst. The league lost the 2004-05 season due to a work stoppage, and many have speculated that this season could be lost as well.
You can lockout players from playing hockey, but you can’t lockout them from growing beards. Take that, Bettman.MORE NEWS: South Jersey Elementary School Provides Walkthrough Of Security Measures In Wake Of Texas School Shooting