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Ovechkin fan shapes beard into No. 8

A Washington sports fan has shaped his beard into Alex Ovechkin's No. 8, and the Nationals team logo.

Man also does Nationals logo

Washington Capitals sniper Alex Ovechkin has developed quite a unique fan base over the years. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

A Washington sports fan has taken the idea of growing a playoff beard to a whole new level.

Unfortunately for him, Alexander Ovechkin and the Capitals didn't qualify for the playoffs last season. But that didn't sway the self-proclaimed "beardsman" (according to his Instagram bio) from shaping his facial hair into the Washington sniper's No. 8. 

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And, for good measure, here's a fancier version:

The fan's elaborate facial hair wasn't lost on Oveckhin, either, who appreciated the effort when the fan was caught on camera during a game last fall. 

The fan doesn't limit his beard-trimming/growing/shaping/impressiveness to hockey. He's a baseball fan too: 

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