By their very nature sports fans (and players) can be an odd and superstitious bunch, and none more so than in the world of hockey. Players are renowned for their dedication to the "playoff beard." Simply put, hockey players at all levels will throw out their razors once the playoffs start and refuse to shave until they have bowed out, or won it all. This is child's play compared to the permanent tribute one Pittsburgh Penguins recently got — a tattoo of winger Phil Kessel riding a hot dog.
Kessel goes for a ride on a delicious looking frankfurter. Seems like a great way to celebrate a championship. (Via Yahoo) #PittsburghPenguins
“Big Phil just clicked with Pittsburghers – chubby dude with a comb-over and penchant for street weenies, dry humor, bad breath, tries hard and loves the game,” Hammerstein told Yahoo's Puck Daddy blog. “Plus I have buddies in southern Ontario to troll.”