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2009-10 Upper Deck The Cup Hockey Cards

2009-10 Upper Deck “The Cup” Hockey releases on 4 Aug. Each tin contains one pack with four cards per pack. Collectors can expect two signed patch cards per tin. Get the best 2009-10 The Cup Hockey box prices on eBay!

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CONTENT HIGHLIGHTS: - More Great Hits Than Ever! - Get 2 Signed Patch Cards In Every Tin! – 1 Autographed Rookie Card + 1 More Outstanding Autographed Patch Card! - New: Sidney Crosby & Alexander Ovechkin Rc Tribute Cards! – An Exquisite Lineup Of Autographed Patch Cards! - Bringin’ Back Big Hits! – Autographed Draft More >

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2010-11 Upper Deck Victory Hockey Card Preview

2010-11 Upper Deck Victory Hockey cards are scheduled to release on 3 Aug and will cost about $30 per box. Each box will contain 36 packs with six cards per pack. Get the best prices on 2009-10 Victory Hockey boxes on eBay!

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CONTENT HIGHLIGHTS: - Find 1st Rookie Cards for players who debuted at the end of ’09-10! - Grab 1 rookie or superstar insert card from every pack! - Showcasing 200 regular cards of NHL stars & fan favorites! - Collect rare Gold and Black Parallels of the entire 250-card set!

PRODUCT BREAKDOWN: First Rookie Cards - More >

Live Chat with Upper Deck

Chris Carlin, the Sports Marketing Manager for Upper Deck, joined SportsCardForum.com members for a chat on 22 April, 2010 from 7-8 PM Eastern Standard Time. Below is most of the transcript from the night. We also conducted an interview with Chris a few days before.

Start of Live Chat

mikesilvia: Is Upper Deck planning on getting back into NASCAR?

Chris Carlin:1st – There is no players association so you have to secure deals with each individual driver, very tough.2nd – When we did it, the drivers all had to give approvals on each of their cards. If they didn’t like how they looked, More >

Interview with Chris Carlin of Upper Deck

By Michael Silvia

Chris Carlin is the Sports Marketing Manager at Upper Deck and in many ways the face of the company for most collectors. I had a chance to ask Chris some questions about his interest in the sports card hobby and some questions related to the processes and procedures at Upper Deck.

Do you collect cards? Any favorite sets? Players/teams?

I was really immersed in collecting as a kid. I had three older brothers and my father who all collected. I kind of inherited their collection which was really awesome. Their cards were all from the late 70’s primarily with a More >

Upper Deck Product Release Schedule – April/May

As of 20 April, 2010 this is the Upper Deck Product Release Schedule for April and May.

2010 Greats of the Game Basketball – 4/6/10 2009-10 SP Game Used Hockey – 4/6/10 New Orleans Saints Super Bowl Box Set – 4/13/10 2010 Iron Man 2 Trading Cards – 4/20/10 2009-10 O-Pee-Chee Update Hockey – 4/27/10 2009-10 SP Authentic Hockey – 5/4/10 2009-10 ICE Hockey – 5/11/10 2010 Upper Deck Major League Soccer – 5/18/10 2009-10 NHL Be-A-Player – 5/18/10 2009-10 Ultimate Collection Hockey – 5/28/10

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Change at Upper Deck Should Equal Change in the Hobby – But Will It?

By J.R. Lebert aka jrlebert:

With the news that Upper Deck has lost its football license, the reaction from the hobby has been many, varied, and extremely vocal. This is a decision that doesn’t just affect one company or one sport. This decision affects the hobby as a whole. It’s my hope that this will be the dawning of a new era in our hobby, and in what we can and should expect from our hobby companies.

First, yes, UD’s recent business practices were, in a word, deplorable. The whole Yu-gi-oh! deal really soured many collectors, not that I own (or would More >