The Davies Hockey team grows mustaches for MovemberFargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- There are plenty of great traditions that surround this holiday including football, which we'll get to in a bit but first; there's another tradition that's been surging in popularity recently where men across the country grow mustaches for Movember and the fight against Prostate cancer.
By: Jody Norstedt, WDAY
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- There are plenty of great traditions that surround this holiday including football, which we'll get to in a bit but first; there's another tradition that's been surging in popularity recently where men across the country grow mustaches for Movember and the fight against Prostate cancer.
Chris Sigurdson/Sr. Defenseman: "Everyone likes to rock the long hair look for hockey season. You flow it out the sides of your helmet and the back."
This November the Davies hockey team is taking the hockey hair fashion to the next level,
Cole Wurzer/Sr. Forward: "A lot of people have given me a second look and a lot of people ask me if it's real or not."
Tucker Windels/Sr. Goaltender: "Sometimes I don't even remember I have it and then I'll see someone look at me and start laughing."
These young men have gotten into the Movember spirit, growing mustaches to show their support for the fight against Prostate cancer.
Wurzer: "I started growing it about two weeks ago. I thought I'd try to mix it up and grow the handlebars out."
Windels: "I started a couple of weeks ago, just kind of for Movember with some of the other guys on the team."
Brian Davidson/Davies Head Coach: "It's fun and our guys like doing it. The older teams do it. The NHL and college guys and our guys have bought into it too."
Let's face it, not every teenage hockey player has the talent to grow facial hair. So, just like when their trying to score on the ice, they have to get creative.
Sigurdson: We just put a little just for men dye in it and then put a little mascara in it to make it look even darker. Yeah, it's a little embarrassing because I grow a blonde one so I have to use a little something extra on the side to make it darker.
Gunnar Mogck/Sr. Forward: We've just been dying it about once a week and just trying to get it as dark as we can get it.
Wurzer: "They look like young kids that are trying to grow mustaches. It looks like they have a little sharpie on their face."
The players say they've gotten used to their look, but others have had a tough time adjusting.
Mogck: "My Mom says she won't feed me unless I shave it."
Windels: They all think it's gross, but that's irrelevant to us.
That doesn't look half bad?
The Eagles open the regular season against Minot at Scheels Arena on Saturday.