Capitals Fan Pays Homage to Alex Ovechkin With Glorious ‘No. 8′ Beard (Photos)

If the Boston Beard Bureau ever thinks about opening a D.C. chapter, this guy would make a pretty good presidential candidate.

One Capitals fan stood out from the rest of the crowd at Colorado’s Pepsi Center on Sunday, and not just because he was wearing a red Alex Ovechkin jersey amid the sea of maroon and blue. This particular Caps supporter also boasted a tremendous red and gray beard, one long enough that he was able to style it into a No. 8 in honor of the Washington captain.

Unfortunately for this Ovi superfan, however, his ferocious facial hair was not enough to inspire the Caps to victory. The Avalanche rolled to a 4-1 win, improving to a franchise-best 14-2-0 on the season.

Check out the impressive whiskers in the photos below, with a beard tug to Russian Machine Never Breaks.

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Screenshot via Reddit

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