It happened so suddenly. But then, losses like this usually do.
Emil Kaberg, the Swedish winger whose ferocious facial forest made Brent Burns look like Justin Bieber, shaved today.
The end for this hockey legend came after Kaberg's team, Orebro, defeated Rogle 5-2 to clinch a promotion to the Elitserien for the 2013-14 season.
Fortunately, the video only captures the first snip of his admiral's pennant by an SVT Sport reporter. Probably best that no one has to witness the horror that followed.
s/t to George Malik