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2009-10 Upper Deck Collector’s Choice Hockey Card Preview

2009-10 Upper Deck Collector’s Choice Hockey is scheduled to release on 5 Jan, 2010 and will cost about $30 a box. Each box contains 36 packs per box and six cards per pack. Collectors will get NHL Team Tattoos and Manga Art Illustrations in each box. Get the best prices on boxes of this product on eBay!

CONTENT HIGHLIGHTS: NEW Additions for this year’s Collector’s Choice: - NHL Team Tattoos & Manga Art Illustrations!

Enhancing a fun lineup that includes Stick-ums player stickers, Choice Rookies & CupQuest!

Get either a Choice Rookie or Three Star Selection in every pack! - At least 1 in More >

Upper Deck Official Sponsor of 2010 NHL Winter Classic

Upper Deck Expands its Longstanding Exclusive Partnership with the NHL as an Official Sponsor of the 2010 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic!

Sports card company will boast major presence at league’s third annual outdoor battle; Bruins and Flyers to compete

The Upper Deck Company is pleased to announce that it will be sponsoring several elements of the fast-approaching 2010 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic®, which is set to take place on January 1, 2010, at Boston’s Fenway Park. The League’s annual outdoor game, now in its third year, will feature the host Boston Bruins® taking on the Philadelphia Flyers® in a battle More >

2010 National Hockey Card Day

National Hockey Card Day is coming to Canada on Saturday, January 30. Visit shops throughout Canada to get free packs of the National Hockey Card Day cards. For more information, visit http://www.upperdeck.com/nhcd

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2009-10 Upper Deck Champs Hockey Card Preview

2009-10 Upper Deck Champs Hockey is scheduled to release on 10 March, 2010. Each box will contain 20 packs with each pack holding five cards. Collectors can expect to get four autographs or memorabilia cards per box. Expect to pay about $70 per box.

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CONTENT HIGHLIGHTS: - Wonders Of The World, Dinosaurs, Historical Figures & Much, Much More! - “Museum Pieces” Offer A True Slice Of History! *From Bones & Teeth To Artifacts & Fossils, This Is A Trip Through Time! - Find Get 2 Mini Cards In Every Pack! - Get 4 Autographs Or Memorabilia More >

Shriners Auditorium Show – Wilmington, Mass. – November 7, 2009

By Jeff Woodward aka schwood

In early November, I attended the Shriners Auditorium card show in Wilmington, Mass. This show is run by the Greater Boston Sports Collectors Club (GBSSC). What a great show! There are close to 250 tables, and this show certainly does not disappoint. Starting last year, it is held twice a year now – once in November and once in the summer. Unfortunately, I missed the one in the summer.

As on typical day (at this show in particular), I start out by showing up early on Saturday, walk through the convention center and get a feel for More >

A Look at the Sophomores

By Kevin Lee aka gosens151911

Writer’s Note: Stats are accurate as of Nov 19, 2009

There were many great rookies in the 2008-09 season, many of which surpassed expectations. However, come their sophomore (2nd) season, most are unable to follow up their rookie season with success, with many appearing to be worse than the season before. This of course has a direct effect on the values of these players’ cards. Collectors are picky that way, it’s what have you done for me lately. Approximately a quarter way into this NHL season, let’s take a look at how several of the big name More >