Wednesday February 25th, 2015

Panthers players Brenton Bersin and Brian Folkerts, who must have some of the longest hair in the NHL, cut it off Wednesday for a good cause.

The two are donating their long locks to Wigs for Kids, a nonprofit organization that helps children who have lost their hair due to chemotherapy, radiation therapy and other medical issues.

First the players took one last time to headbang with long hair while they still could.

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​And Folkerts showed off his best caveman impression.

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​Then it was finally time to say goodbye to their locks.

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It was Folkerts' first haircut in four years, which was back when he was in college.

Bersin and Folkerts also held a Reddit AMA before the big cut, which revealed such things as Cam Newton apparently smelling like "mahogany and roses" and that he has a hypnotizing smile, and how the running backs are the biggest pranksters in Carolina's locker room.

- Molly Geary

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