Posts tagged hockey cards
Ever had one of those weeks where you realize you’re trying too hard get a trade done? Yeah me too. After some time away from the hobby, I was eager to again experience the rush that comes from making two collections better all at once.
My last trade left only good memories since it was two friends helping each other out with their PCs, netting me this card:
A modest card to most but significant because it’s my first multicolor jersey swatch of Martin St. Louis.
But instead of finding my stride, I spent the better part of my return trying to More >
By Richard McAdam aka RGM81
Approximately twenty-two times per year, I have the great joy of doing my initial run-through of a new hockey product’s checklist. While the search begins as a general scan for various subsets and players of general interest, it does not take long for me to get to the main purpose of the checklist search and utilize the Crtl+F function on my web browser/Excel to look for two particular names. This is the routine of many player collectors, I am sure, to scout out just what Upper Deck/Panini/In The Game have in store for us in the More >
By RGM81 aka Richard McAdam
As the NHL’s regular season comes to an end, setting the stage for another exciting Stanley Cup Playoffs, fans are focused primarily on the activities on the ice and on the out-of-town scoreboards. With parity never having been more prominent than it is this season, the standings in both the Western and Eastern Conferences remain very fluid. Only half of the 16 playoffs spots have been clinched at the time of this writing, and teams that were written off at Christmas time such as the Calgary Flames and Toronto Maple Leafs remain mathematically alive in the More >
Hockey fans and avid collectors alike eagerly await annual tradition
Each year as temperatures begin to dip and the leaves start to fall, hockey fans and card collectors know to go to their local McDonald’s for the latest Upper Deck Ice HeroesTM hockey cards. Starting November 20th in participating McDonald’s across Canada, while supplies last, fans and collectors can get the latest Alexander Ovechkin, Evgeni Malkin or Mats Sundin card from the 50-card Upper Deck Ice HeroesTM main set.
There are also special subsets available, including The Pride of Canada, In the Crease and Season in Review. Packs of three cards and More >