Quite frankly, Jumbo Joe’s jumbo-beard might just best Brent Burns’ Brillo chin.
Consider this very serious breakdown:
Thornton’s beard is a thing of awe. It’s the sort of thing that inspires people to Photoshop his beard on the Pittsburgh Penguins’ faces. The combined might of the Sharks’ shear-breaking beards even inspired some (presumably hairy) chest-puffing:
Just consider how far he’s come from a facial-hair-standpoint:
Much like with Burns, this series really needs to take a moment to thank the patient significant others of the bodaciously bearded. Even those who may enjoy a little gruff must be itching to see Thornton’s beard go soon enough.
Is it too early to miss Thornton’s beard?
(His wife says no.)