This has been an absolutely horrible week in the hobby for me. Between the big snow storm we got delaying the delivery of our Upper Deck NHCD packs, scams and rip off stories I am so angry I could explode.
First we got an email saying that Upper Deck in an effort to discourage National Hockey Card Day items being delivered early (so crooks and cheats could sell them on ebay) the distributors weren't supposed to ship until Thursday for Friday delivery and Saturday giveaways. I
Just wanted to post a reminder that Upper Deck National Hockey Card Day is this Saturday, February 9th. This is an event we have supported over the years with FREE packs for all who visit. Frozen Heroes will also be giving away FREE Biography of a Season ten card sets to collectors and giving away a few signed hockey pucks from our Toronto Maple Leafs friends.
Come out and see if us if you are local. More info can be found here:
Participating Stores: http://upperdeck.com/nhcd/nhcd-canada.html
The following is a post from the Panini blog site :
Panini America, the world’s largest sports and entertainment collectibles company, announced today an updated roster of NHL/NHLPA trading card products for the remainder of the 2012-13 season, following the NHLPA’s decision to restrict 2012-13 Rookie Cards to those players that debuted between the 2012 All-Star Game and the conclusion of the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals.
The decision means that any rookies that
It has been awhile and I apologize to those who follow my blog . It seems the same shineola is happening everyday and I have gotten so bored with the whole damn thing that I found it very difficult to to say anything. All the same garbage is still happening and to top it off with a cherry our favourite past time has decided to have a work stoppage.
This is the third lockout/strike since the little dictator has taken over as commish of the NHL and in all honesty I've had enough
Updated 01-01-2013 at 03:02 PM by 11chaos
Well this is my anti-store rant
As a card store owner I get a lot of people coming and going who ask all kinds of questions. Some interesting and some quite stupid. I enjoy trying to help educate those who are genuinely interested in getting into the hobby or wanting to know more about it but the ones that absolutely annoy me are the questions such as "why are your prices higher then the flea market". Well this has to be one of the dumbest questions that I have ever