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For our first annual Hockey Halloween Hot List, we count down our favorite costumes worn by NHL stars such as Alex Ovechkin and Jack Eichel.

By Allan Muir
October 30, 2015

The rest of us may celebrate Halloween on Oct. 31, but NHL stars have been celebrating the holiday all week long. And, with no apparent sense of shame, they’ve shared the evidence on social media. And boy, are we grateful for that.

We’ve compiled our favorites (with some help from r/hockey) for our first annual Halloween costume Hot List. Here’s our Top 20 countdown:

20. Jordie Benn and his girlfriend as Twin Bunny Emoji

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19. Keith Yandle and Kevin Hayes as two big Rangers fans


18. Chris and Maureen Kunitz as Marty McFly and Doc Brown from Back To The Future and Pascal and Carol-Lyne Dupuis as Minions

17. Phil Kessel as ’70s tennis player John McEnroe

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16. Leo Komarov as a wolf, Nazem Kadri as Cal Ripken Jr., Daniel Winnik as Boba Fett and Tyler Bozak as a half-committed skeleton

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trick or treat

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15. Alex Ovechkin in the cheapest knock-off Batman costume ever, and girlfriend Nastya Shubskaya as Catwoman

14. Tom Wilson and Michael Latta as Wilson and Chuck Nolan from Castaway

13. Zdeno Chara as Gru, with Minions Torey Krug, David Krejci, Tuukka Rask and Jimmy Hayes

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12. Mark Stone as Jackie Moon (Semi-Pro), Chris Wideman as Ali G, Curtis Lazar as Alan (The Hangover) and Shane Prince as Chris Neil

 11. Jamie Benn, Jason Demers and Tyler Seguin as Three Blind Mice

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Squad going ......... I don't know. #3blindmice

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10. Jonathan Bernier and girlfriend Martine Forget as elderly Jonathan and Martine

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Halloween 😎

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9. Vladimir Tarasenko as Death and wife Yana as every girl I dated in college

8. Jordin Tootoo and wife Jennifer Salvaggio as Oompa Loompas from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Oompa Loompa.......#teamhalloweenparty

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7. Sergei Plotnikov and Evgeni Malkin as anachronistic cop and robber

6. Dion Phaneuf as an amazing skeleton

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Happy Halloween.

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5. Jack Eichel as a pretty, pretty unicorn

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4. Steve Ott and wife Erica as The Joker and Harley Quinn

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Favorite Night! #SuicideSquad

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3. Kris Letang and wife Catherine Laflamme as Victor Van Dort and The Corpse Bride

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My wife and I love Halloween! @cathlaflamme11

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2. Erik Karlsson as Ursula and girlfriend Melinda Currey as the Little Mermaid


1. T.J. and Lauren Oshie as Cruella DeVille and a pooch from 101 Dalmations

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