CHL Officials Wearing Moustache Decals on Helmets

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Officials from the Western Hockey League raise funds on the streets of Vancouver in 2012. Via The MOfficials on Twitter: @theMOfficials

Officials from the Western Hockey League raise funds on the streets of Vancouver in 2012. Via The MOfficials on Twitter: @theMOfficials

A group of more than 150 mustachioed hockey officials has been one of the top 10 Canadian fundraisers in the Movember campaign to fight prostate cancer, raising more than $171,000 over the last four years. This year, the MOfficials are at it again, and the Canadian Hockey League will promote their efforts with custom helmet decals.

1U-KDXz3_400x400The MOfficials describe themselves as “a passionate group of men and women in stripes, using our love for hockey and our influence on and off the ice to spark a conversation.” They raise funds to support the Movember campaign through activities like an annual fundraiser at a sports bar in Vancouver and online donations.

All told, Movember has raised almost $575 million to raise awareness of both men’s health issues and ironic facial hair.



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Paul Caputo is a grown man who collects plastic ice cream helmet sundaes from minor league baseball stadiums because he likes logos that much. He is the author of the first book published by SportsLogos.net, The Story Behind the Nickname: The Origins of 100 Classic, Contemporary, and Wacky Minor League Baseball Team Names. He can be found on Twitter at @Count2Baseball and he maintains the Countdown to Spring Training on Facebook. Paul is a Philadelphia sports fan, but he's not so bad.