Hobby Articles

Do you know your hockey?

Fellow hockey cards collector, it’s that time of the year again…That’s right the playoffs are fast approaching and since you care enough about hockey to collect the cards, I am guessing you enjoy watching the matches and probably have an opinion on who will walk away with Lord Stanley’s cup this year.

To make the playoffs season more interesting, the staff at sportscardforum.com have come up with a contest for your enjoyment. It’s a good old hockey pool! So there you are, it’s your chance to prove that you would make a wonderful general manager, to win a prize, and of More >

St. Patrick

When I started collecting again a little over a year ago, I asked myself what should be the main focus of my collection? With the hobby being incredibly orientated towards memorabilia and autographed cards, a lot of people seem to focus on getting as many of these as possible. Of course, some people prefer chasing rookies and would do anything to get the new superstars of tomorrow. Those were two possibilities I thought about, but when the time came to make a decision, I chose to collect Patrick Roy for many reasons; firstly he is and has always been my More >

Best Addition to the Hobby Ever

Guest article by StainLss 

No I’m not talking about autos or patches or anything like that. I’m talking about something that may not come to mind when you think of a hobby milestone. Not only do they help “fake out” a pack searcher, they have many unseen uses. I bet the last half of that sentence made you think twice. But yes, I am talking about the thick white decoy.

I know, I know, it is frustrating when your shop owner hands you a few packs and instead of a nice quad patch you pull a decoy. So now you go home More >