Unofficially of course, but it’s a safe bet that the 1133 mustachioed gentleman that hit the ice at Xcel Energy Center following the Minnesota Wild’s 5-2 win over the Nashville Predators will receive their recognition from the people at Guinness World Records in due time.
The plan to try and set the record for the “largest gathering of people with mustaches” was an obvious tip of the hat to Movember, the non-profit organization founded in 2004 to help promote awareness, and raise funds, for prostate cancer. Now thanks to Movember, instead of mustaches being relegated to dudes, gigolos, 70s porn stars and Tom Selleck, any guy can proudly sport a fine crop of upper lip hair, all in the name of charity. Well, for the month of November anyway…anything beyond that and it’s just creepy.
The Wild went so far as to hand out fake mustaches to the women and children in attendance at the November 26 game, but of course those don’t count in the final tally. But like I said, the unofficial count of mustaches on the Xcel Energy Center ice was 1133, easily blowing away the previous record of 151. Not sure, but the old record probably occurred during either a Magnum P.I. convention, a 70s gangbang, or the Battle of Gettysburg.
The Wild expect to hear from Guinness with the next 7 to 10 days to see if they set the official record.