Category Archives: Hockey

2016-17 Upper Deck Premier Hockey Box Busters

Posted on September 21, 2017 – 11:50 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016-17 Upper Deck Premier Hockey box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2017-18 Upper Deck Tim Hortons Hockey cards will have Canadians devouring doughnuts

Posted on September 18, 2017 – 3:55 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

2017-18 Upper Deck Tim Horton Hockey checklist, release date, inserts, autographs and full product details. The promotion starts September 27.

New rookie ink and more on the way with 2017-18 Upper Deck Trilogy Hockey

Posted on September 14, 2017 – 1:36 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor The NHL season will be in full swing once 2017-18 Upper Deck Trilogy Hockey releases in early January and collectors will be ready to get their hands on plenty of ink from the freshman class that will undoubtedly have some hobby favorites within it. With eight packs […]

2017-18 Upper Deck Artifacts Hockey Checklist, Team Set Lists and All You Need to Know

Posted on September 14, 2017 – 10:07 am Author: Stephen Laroche

2017-18 Upper Deck Artifacts Hockey checklist, team set lists, Rookie Redemption info, hobby box breakdown, release date and plenty more.

National Hockey Card Day set for March 3, 2018

Posted on September 13, 2017 – 9:38 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor A hobby as beloved as hockey card collecting deserves to be celebrated and Upper Deck is once again ready to pay tribute to it on March 3, 2018 with National Hockey Card Day. With celebrations taking place in both Canada and the United States, collectors will be […]

Upper Deck announces Montreal Canadiens promotional set for L’Anti Expo

Posted on September 12, 2017 – 12:14 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Upper Deck will be in attendance at the upcoming 2017 L’Anti Expo in Montreal on September 30 and October 1, and they are bringing collectors that attend a special redemption program which has roots in one of the one of the most popular and desirable hockey card […]

2017-18 Upper Deck MVP Hockey Box Busters

Posted on September 1, 2017 – 11:18 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2017-18 Upper Deck MVP Hockey box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2017-18 Imports Dragon NHL Figures add hockey legends to the mix

Posted on August 25, 2017 – 11:27 am Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor For the third straight season, hockey fans will be able to get 6″ scale versions of many of their favorite stars as 2017-18 Imports Dragon NHL Figures return to mass market retail and hobby store shelves this Fall. The roster this time around features several of today’s […]

2017-18 O-Pee-Chee Hockey Checklist Delivers Old-School Collecting Fun

Posted on August 23, 2017 – 1:05 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

2017-18 O-Pee-Chee Hockey checklist, team set lists, details, hobby box breakdown, release date and other information to let you know what to expect.

2016-17 Upper Deck Premier Hockey Checklist and Team Set Lists

Posted on August 16, 2017 – 8:30 am Author: Stephen Laroche

2016-17 Upper Deck Premier Hockey checklist, team set lists, hobby box breakdown, release date and other important info on the high-end release.

Vintage memorabilia takes the spotlight with 2017-18 Leaf In The Game Superlative Hockey

Posted on August 15, 2017 – 12:44 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Releasing just in time for the start of the new hockey season, 2017-18 Leaf In The Game Superlative Hockey aims to pay tribute to the sport’s illustrious history while also managing to keep an eye on the future as well. Loaded up with four autograph or memorabilia […]

2017-18 Hockey Card Release Dates, Checklists and Set Information

Posted on August 11, 2017 – 2:08 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017-18 hockey card release dates, checklists, price guide access and much more. Use this handy hub for all your 2017-18 hockey card needs.

Unannounced 2017-18 Upper Deck MVP Postseason Inserts Found

Posted on August 10, 2017 – 9:50 am Author: Stephen Laroche

2017-18 Upper Deck MVP Postseason inserts are a surprise inclusion in the hockey release. Get details on the set, checklist, gallery and more.

2017-18 Upper Deck MVP Hockey Checklist and Team Set Lists

Posted on August 7, 2017 – 2:21 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

2017-18 Upper Deck MVP Hockey checklist, team set lists, hobby box breakdown, release date, short print details and everything you need to know.

2017-18 Upper Deck Overtime Hockey offers a fun bonus for collectors

Posted on August 4, 2017 – 5:47 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor For the past few seasons, collectors that have purchased hobby boxes of hockey products produced by Upper Deck have been able to obtain special Overtime bonus packs from retailers affiliated with Universal Distribution in Canada and GTS Distribution in the United States. Back again for another year, […]

Rookies and stars are set to sparkle in 2017-18 Upper Deck Black Diamond Hockey

Posted on July 26, 2017 – 8:30 am Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor All that glitters is not gold, but 2017-18 Upper Deck Black Diamond Hockey is definitely going to sparkle and shine with the new crop of rookies and more once it is released at the end of November. With each box containing five cards plus a one-card 2017-18 […]

A smashing good time: Toronto Maple Leafs forward Dominic Moore on Smashfest and hockey cards

Posted on July 17, 2017 – 1:54 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor This Thursday evening, over 20 members of the National Hockey League Players’ Association will be in attendance at the Steam Whistle Brewery in Toronto and participating in a table tennis tournament as part of SmashfestVI. The annual event, which was created by Toronto Maple Leafs forward Dominic […]

Carryover rookies and fresh new stars on the way in 2017-18 Upper Deck Series One Hockey

Posted on July 10, 2017 – 5:59 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00700 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor For many, hockey card season does not truly begin until Upper Deck releases its flagship brand each year in November with the latest crop of Young Guns Rookie Cards. It is a hobby tradition that continues to run strong and there is bound to be plenty of […]

Upper Deck 2017 National Convention Plans and Exclusive Cards

Posted on June 30, 2017 – 1:35 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Upper Deck plans to have a big presence at the 2017 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago during the last week of July and is once again holding a wrapper redemption program for collectors that stop by its booth. Those that come to the Upper Deck booth […]

Smashing! Upper Deck produces 2017 NHLPA Smashfest promotional set

Posted on June 29, 2017 – 9:18 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor One of the most exciting events for hockey fans in the Toronto area during the summer months is the annual NHLPA Smashfest, which sees several current and retired NHL players convene for a table tennis tournament and raise money to benefit concussion and rare cancer research Now […]

2016-17 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Hockey Checklists Highlights High-End Memorabilia, Autographs

Posted on June 28, 2017 – 11:29 am Author: Stephen Laroche

2016-17 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Hockey checklist, team set lists, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2016-17 SP Authentic Hockey Box Busters

Posted on June 15, 2017 – 11:15 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016-17 SP Authentic Hockey box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.

2017-18 Leaf In The Game Used Hockey delivers memorabilia from the game’s past and future

Posted on June 7, 2017 – 7:53 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Since diving into the hockey market three years ago, Leaf Trading Cards has occasionally utilized some of the brands that were established by In The Game – especially those that focus on vintage memorabilia. One of those releases is going to help kick off the next collecting […]

Auston Matthews, Fanatics Sign Exclusive Memorabilia Deal

Posted on June 5, 2017 – 2:29 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on Auston Matthews signing an exclusive memorabilia and collectibles deal with Fanatics Authentic.

2016-17 Hockey Card Release Dates and Set Information

Posted on June 2, 2017 – 7:46 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016-17 hockey card release dates, calendar, set information and more. Use this as a starting point for all the year’s products and to shop for hobby boxes.

2017 President’s Choice Best In Net pays tribute to hockey’s greatest goalies

Posted on May 23, 2017 – 11:28 am Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor If there is one thing that collectors can generally agree upon, it is the fact that goalie cards have always been special. President’s Choice Trading Cards realizes this and has given Beckett Hockey an exclusive first look at an all-new release which could prove to be a […]

Leaf Trading Cards signs exclusive deal with NHL prospect Nico Hischier

Posted on May 19, 2017 – 4:47 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00800 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Another salvo has been fired by Leaf Trading Cards as the company has just announced an exclusive multi-year autographed trading card pact with prospect Nico Hischier, who is regarded as the potential second overall pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. The Halifax Mooseheads star had a […]

Unannounced and limited hits coming out of 2016-17 SP Authentic Hockey

Posted on May 19, 2017 – 12:41 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Upper Deck is at it again as collectors breaking open boxes and cases of 2016-17 SP Authentic Hockey quickly noticed that some unannounced hits were showing up in packs. Last year, Upper Deck decided to add an incredibly scarce Black Gold Ink parallel for the signed Future […]

2016-17 SP Authentic Hockey Checklist Includes Plenty of Rookie Ink

Posted on May 17, 2017 – 10:13 am Author: Stephen Laroche

The 2016-17 SP Authentic Hockey checklist continues to focus on rookie autographs. Get the full checklist, team sets, details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

Catch a glimpse of hockey’s up-and-coming stars with 2017 Upper Deck Team Canada Juniors

Posted on May 13, 2017 – 3:03 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Canadian hockey fans were tantalizingly close to seeing their national teams win gold at the World Junior Championship and the Women’s World Championship events earlier this year and those teams are a big part of the upcoming 2017 Upper Deck Team Canada Juniors release. Arriving in late […]

Upper Deck Bounty program to start with 2016-17 SP Authentic Hockey

Posted on May 3, 2017 – 8:58 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Upper Deck recently took a long look at the growing impact of online group breaks and other influencing factors on collecting and the impact they were having on the secondary market values of cards and the long-term impact they were having on the practice of building sets. […]

More names added to the Spring 2017 Sportcard & Memorabilia Expo autograph roster

Posted on April 26, 2017 – 2:31 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Frameworth Sports Marketing is bring in plenty of legendary names to sign for fans at the Spring 2017 Sportcard & Memorabilia Expo at the International Centre in Mississaga, Ontario next month and over the course of three days, some of the biggest names in hockey history will […]

2016-17 Leaf Metal Hockey Checklist Shows Off the Past – and the Future

Posted on April 21, 2017 – 9:03 am Author: Stephen Laroche

The 2016-17 Leaf Metal Hockey checklist is an all-hits affair. See the full checklist, other details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more.

2017-18 Panini NHL Sticker Collection to provide fun for collectors of all ages

Posted on April 20, 2017 – 2:42 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor One of the most popular hobby diversions for hockey collectors is back again and the 2017-18 Panini NHL Sticker Collection is expected to hit stores once the next season is ready to begin this Fall. Expect to find many of the best and brightest moments of the […]

2016-17 O-Pee-Chee Platinum Hockey Box Busters

Posted on April 20, 2017 – 12:30 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Curious about what’s in a 2016-17 O-Pee-Chee Platinum Hockey box? Check out this video and full box breakdown.