Tag Archives: NHL

Collectors, dealers react to exclusive hockey card agreement

Some are intrigued to see what Upper Deck will do, while others enjoyed the competition in the marketplace with Panini America.

NHLPA’s Adam Larry discusses exclusive trading card deal with Upper Deck

One of the biggest reasons is that handling one company is easier than dealing with multiple entities.

Upper Deck, the NHL and NHLPA announce exclusive trading card deal

The deal, announced by Upper Deck today, will take effect next season for multiple years, but the length of the deal with not disclosed.

First look: 2013-14 Ultimate Collection Hockey cards

The Ultimate formula is simple from Upper Deck. Four cards, two hits, a Rookie Card and a base card.

Action Packed: A company that tried — and failed — to make hockey cards

Nearly every trading card company tried to secure an NHL license in the early 1990s – but not all of them succeeded.

Oyo Sportstoys skates into the hockey market

The minifigures will feature The Original Six teams first and will expand from there.

First look: 2013-14 Panini Playbook Hockey cards

Panini America is crossing over another brand to hockey.

First look: 2014 In The Game’s StickWork

In The Game is coming out with a unique set featuring a set full of game-used hockey sticks.

First look: 2013-14 Crown Royale Hockey cards

In late February, Panini will release 2013-14 Crown Royale Hockey with inserts and autographs set around the popular brand.

Panini to release Titanium in Canada only

Panini America has changed the way its releasing 2013-14 Titanium Hockey cards.

First look: 2013-14 SP Authentic Hockey cards

Upper Deck is celebrating SP hockey’s 20th anniversary in 2013-14 SP Authentic Hockey.

Box Busters: 2013-14 Upper Deck Black Diamond hockey

Watch as Beckett Hockey’s Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013-14 Upper Deck Black Diamond.

First look: 2013-14 Fleer Showcase Hockey

Upper Deck is revamping its popular Fleer Retro brand into 2013-14 Fleer Showcase Hockey.

Upper Deck creates Winter Classic cards

Every fan in attendance at The Winter Classic between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings will get a free pack of Upper Deck’s Winter Classic cards.

Box Busters: 2013-14 Upper Deck Team Canada hockey cards

Beckett Hockey’s Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013-14 Team Canada Hockey cards.

VIDEO: Upper Deck talks innovation with NHL.com

NHL.com went behind the scenes to show some of innovations by UD in hockey cards.

First look: 2013-14 Upper Deck Series 2 hockey cards

Upper Deck Series 2 is capturing cards in its new set that didn’t make into the first go-around.

First look: 2013-14 Heroes & Prospects hockey cards

Collectors will find two to three autographs and memorabilia cards of each.

First look: 2013-14 Totally Certified hockey cards

Totally Certified was supposed to make its debut in hockey last season. However, the abbreviated hockey season pushed the product back into this season’s calendar.

National Hockey Card Day returns to the U.S. for third straight year

National Hockey Card Day is slated for January 18, 2014 in Canada and the United States.

Gretzky collector pulls massive hit from 2012-13 The Cup

“At that moment I felt like I had run a marathon in two and a half hours.”

Teemu Selanne has collected mementos throughout his storied career

The media’s summer ritual of the “Teemu Selanne Retirement Watch” might finally be over.

Behind-the-scenes look of Panini making hockey cards

Have you ever wondered what it took to make a trading?

Photo Gallery: 2013 Toronto Fall Expo

Check out the photo gallery below of highlights from the 2013 Fall Expo.

Upper Deck donates new hockey packs to military-related charity

This Veterans Day, Upper Deck has donated 6,000 packs of new NHL cards to Defending the Blue Line, a charity that helps children of military members participate in hockey.

2013 Fall Expo preview: Double Rookie Class will bring the noise

But this Fall Expo should be crazier.

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.