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2009-10 Fleer Ultra Hockey Preview

2009-10 Fleer Ultra Hockey is scheduled to release on 25 August, 2009. Each box contains 24 packs with each pack containing eight cards. Collectors can expect two Ultra Uniformity jersey cards, six rookies and one rookie redemption card for a player who debuts early in 2009/10 in each box.Expect to pay around $65-75 per hobby box.

CONTENT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Find Rookies Who Debuted At The End Of The ’08/09 Season!
    • Averaging 6 Rookie Cards Per Box!
    • Plus Get A Rookie Redemption Card (In Every Box) For A Player Who Debuts Early In 09/10!
  • Grab Cool “EX” Hockey Cards!
    • Averaging 3 Per Box, And Filled With Great More >

Steve Yzerman Re-Ups with Upper Deck

After long hiatus, recent Hall of Fame inductee returns to sign autographs for hockey card leader’s 2009-10 lineup of products

In an effort to provide collectors with new and exciting content of hockey greats, Upper Deck is pleased to announce that a deal was recently inked with Hall-of-Famer Steve Yzerman to provide autograph trading cards in its 2009-10 products. Yzerman led the Detroit Red Wings to three Stanley Cup championships as a player and one as Vice President of Operations. He was also a gold-medal-winning Olympian for Team Canada in 2002.

Yzerman has not signed licensed NHL trading cards for a number More >

Upper Deck Inks Alexander Ovechkin to Exclusive Deal

Ovechkin will sign autographs exclusively for Upper Deck at the start of the 2009-10 season and also appear on packaging

Upper Deck, the exclusive provider of NHL licensed hockey cards, is pleased to announce an exclusive autograph deal with Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals at the onset of the 2009-10 season. Ovechkin, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2004 NHL Draft, was named the NHL Rookie of the Year for the 2005-06 season, and has earned back-to-back league MVP trophies for the past two seasons.

Besides signing autograph cards exclusively for new Upper Deck products, Ovechkin will be featured on More >

2009-10 UD Black Hockey Card Preview

Setting a standard for excellence, UD Black has quickly become a brand synonymous with quintessential high-end pulls! 2009 UD Black Hockey is led by Rookie Lettermen Patch cards, the supporting cast of 12-swatch gate fold cards, Pride of a Nation manufactured flag patch cards, Game Night Ticket Autographs, and Dual/Triple Trophy Winner cards, UD Black delivers.

EACH PACK DELIVERS:

  • Two Awesome cards!
  • 1 Rookie Lettermen Patch + 1 Auto or Multi-Swatch card!

NEW ADDITIONS for 2009-10:

  • 12-Jersey Swatch Gate Fold cards!
  • Black Ice Quad Jersey & Autograph Jerseys!
  • Trophy Winners Dual & Triple version Book cards!
  • One autograph cut + 2 or 3 signatures is an exquisite hit!
  • Lustrous Materials More >

2009-10 Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey Card Preview

2009-10 Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey offers the first rookie cards of the new class. You will find eight cards per pack with 24 packs in each box. There are 12 boxes per case. You get six Young Gun rookie cards per box on average. This year’s top rookies include Canadian John Tavares, Flyers’ James VanRiemsdyk, Canadian Jr. star Cody Hodgson and other top talents!

Find some Series 1 boxes on eBay!

Young Guns hit the ice with thunder! (averaging 6 per box)

  • Get these must-have RC’s – 1st cards for players debuting in Oct.!

A UD staple – collect 2 UD Game More >

Investing in Last Place

By Kevin Lee aka gosens151911

The NHL Draft is a huge event for collectors, determining which teams will be drafting potential future stars and thus possibly attracting more hobby love in the near future. The most recent NHL Draft was one of the most exciting yet, with two young prospects who both had huge potential and a shot at being drafted first overall. They were John Tavares and Victor Hedman. In the end, the New York Islanders decided to use their first pick to select Tavares, with the Tampa Bay Lighting left with Hedman. These two picks may have just made More >