Tag Archives: NHL

A roller coaster to cardboard: Panini America’s Alex Carbajal trades baseball career for card career

About a decade ago, you might have found Alex Carbajal on a pitcher’s mound in Florida at Ed Smith Stadium wearing a Sarasota Red Sox uniform. Now you can find him helping make hockey cards for Panini America.

In The Game applies for NHLPA license

ITG has submitted a proposal to the NHLPA for a license.

First look: Upper Deck’s Edmonton Oilers Collection (with full checklist)

The Edmonton Oilers Collection will feature 10 packs per box with 10 cards in each pack. Each box will have three autographs, two manufactured patches and five rainbow foil parallels.

Upper Deck releases Young Guns series 1 checklist

Upper Deck gave collectors a sneak peek with an early checklist of the Young Guns Rookie Cards from Upper Deck Series 1.

First look: 2013-14 SP Game Used Hockey

Upper Deck is showing off memorabilia from the 2012 NHL Winter Classic and 2012-13 NHL Stanley Cup Finals in 2013-14 SP Game Used Hockey.

Box Busters: 2013-14 Upper Deck Artifacts hockey

Join Beckett Hockey’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2013-14 Upper Deck Artifacts in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Change of scenery could help cards values of these five NHL players

The offseason usually sees a flurry of moves with trades and free-agent signings. Several players changed teams, which could be a good thing for collectors.

Oyo SportsToys heads to The National with projects for kids, free limited-edition figures

Oyo SportsToys hopes it can build a little fun into the National Sports Collectors Convention.

Fans, prospects and NHL commish get New Jersey welcome at 2013 NHL Draft

A look inside the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

Panini America reveals 2013-14 NHL Double Rookie Class logo

Panini America released its 2013-14 Double Rookie Class logo – readying hockey fans for the start of the collecting season.

Upper Deck to create commemorative set for Stanley Cup-winning Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago Blackhawks collectors are getting a special set from Upper Deck.

Ripping Retail Retro: 1994-95 Finest hockey

Join Beckett Hockey’s Chris Olds and Reed Kasaoka of Baseball Card Exchange (bbcexchange.com) as they tear into a box of 1994-95 Finest in this latest episode.

Collectors noticing Torey Krug’s playoff run

By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Hockey Editor Boston’s Torey Krug had never competed in a Stanley Cup playoff before. He actually had just three NHL games to his name coming into the series with the New York Rangers. But Krug’s playoff performance so far has caused fans and collectors to take notice. The 22-year-old defenseman […]

John Tavares named Hart Trophy finalist

His official Rookie Cards appear in the 2009-10 season.

Panini America goes back to the Studio for 2013 Father’s Day promotion

One of the most-memorable debut baseball card releases of the 1990s, 1991 Studio, is making a comeback and it’s coming soon.

Box Busters: 2012-13 Fleer Retro hockey cards

Join Beckett Hockey’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2012-13 Fleer Retro in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Upper Deck’s response to recent polarizing post

Here is Upper Deck’s candid response.

Upper Deck alienates female hockey collectors

I’m still waiting for the punchline. >>> Commentary by Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Hockey Editor

Chicago Blackhawks improbable run and their cards

The Chicago Blackhawks have surprised the hockey world with its play this year.

National Hockey Card Day arrives in the U.S.

It’s now America’s turn to celebrate National Hockey Card Day.

Beckett 20 Questions on … vintage cards

For the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly, we’ll take a look back at the older days of collecting and we want to know what you think with this latest batch of 20 questions.

Box Busters: 2012-13 Limited hockey cards

Join Beckett Hockey’s Dave Sliepka and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2012-13 Limited from Panini America in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012-12 SP Game-Used Edition

Join Beckett Hockey’s Dave Sliepka and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2012-13 SP Game-Used from Upper Deck in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First look: Upper Deck’s 2012-13 Fleer Retro Hockey

With the removal of several products on Upper Deck’s hockey schedule, there was room for something more.

ITG turned down NHLPA license this summer

Last summer, he was presented with a proposal – the opportunity to receive an NHL Players Association license for one year, producing two releases.

NHLPA decision could have devastating impact on Canadian dealers

This card season could have devastating implications for Canadian card shops that rely heavily on hockey card sales.

Box Busters: 2012-13 Swiss Hockey Playercards

What’s inside a box of 2012-13 Swiss Playercards? Watch and find out …

Upper Deck Ice rookies drawing attention

The Upper Deck Ice bonus box topper, is getting a lot of attention.

Upper Deck co-founder Richard McWilliam dies at 59

Upper Deck co-founder and CEO Richard P. McWilliam died Saturday of unknown causes.

Game on: NHL and NHLPA reach a tentative deal

The hockey world woke up to exciting news Sunday morning. The NHL and NHL Players Association reached a tentative agreement to play hockey this season.

Box Busters: Sereal’s KHL Trading Cards

Beckett Hockey Editor Susan Lulgjuraj opened the newest line of KHL Trading Cards. The cards include many NHL stars who are playing overseas because they are locked out from the NHL.

Panini Classic Signatures Hockey goes live

Panini released 2012-13 Classic Signatures featuring autographs of many former players – proving the lockout can’t take away from the storied history of the NHL.

Steiner auctions jerseys from Operation Hat Trick

Hockey fans were loud and clear on Saturday night.

UPDATE: Upper Deck announces SP info for GTS, Universal cards

GTS Distribution is giving hockey collectors a chance for exclusive cards.

GALLERY: Scenes from the 2012 Fall Expo

There was plenty to see at the 2012 Sportcard & Memorabilia Expo this weekend, and plenty people may have missed.