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World Smile Day brings out pearly whites around NHL

Teams share pictures of smiling players to commemorate occasion

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / Staff Writer

It's time to show off your pearly white teeth, because the NHL is celebrating World Smile Day on Friday.

Tweet from @NHL: Shouldn't every day be #WorldSmileDay?

New York Islanders captain John Tavares can barely contain his excitement about the day.

Tweet from @NYIslanders: Happy #WorldSmileDay! �� #Isles

Calgary Flames forwards Sam Bennett and Troy Brouwer appear more than willing to smile for the cameras.

Tweet from @NHLFlames: Happy #WorldSmileDay ��

Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog celebrated by smiling for the hidden in-goal camera.

Tweet from @Avalanche: .@nferry77

The San Jose Sharks picked the most adorable picture of forward Tomas Hertl to celebrate World Smile Day.

Tweet from @SanJoseSharks: :-)) #WorldSmileDay

New Jersey Devils forward Beau Bennett mimics the smile emoji to show his exuberance for the day.

Tweet from @NJDevils: ���������������� #WorldSmileDay

Don't look now, Vancouver Canucks fans but here comes a smiling Sven Baertschi.

Tweet from @Canucks: Happy #WorldSmileDay!

The NHLPA is excited that World Smile Day means the NHL season is just five days away.

Tweet from @NHLPA: The @NHL season begins in just 5 days! #WorldSmileDay

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