By Karine Hains aka Pheebs888

For hockey collectors, the Upper Deck monopoly era has not been filled with positive experiences only so when the NHLPA announced that a second card manufacturer would be granted the right to produced licensed NHL cards, many jumped for joy. The anticipation was palpable as the collecting masses patiently awaited the release of the first Panini hockey product; 2010-2011Certified. As October rolled on, numerous boxes of Certified were busted across the online collecting community and over two months later, I now get a chance to crack open a box myself as I am finally back on More >