By Nicole Conlan
October 09, 2014

At long last, the 2014-15 NHL season kicked off yesterday with the Canadiens, Canucks, Sharks, and Bruins ending up the big winners of the night. To celebrate the return of one of the most beautiful sports in the world, let's take a look at some faces only a mother could love (unless that mother gets queasy at the sight of blood).

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