Tag Archives: Upper Deck

Box Busters: 2014 Upper Deck Guardians of the Galaxy

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Matt Bible as they rip into boxes of 2014 Upper Deck Guardians of the Galaxy cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Upper Deck to Release 25th Anniversary Set

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor This week, collectors heading to their local card store or particiating in an authorized group break featuring Upper Deck products are in for a surprise treat coming in the form of special 25th Anniversary Promo Packs. The five-card packs will contain a special 110-card base set from several […]

Trading Card Industry Tackles ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Individuals from throughout the trading card industry – and even groups of staff members from Upper Deck and Topps – have invested in the wildly successful ALS Ice Bucket Challenge during the past few weeks. As you would expect, the videos are priceless. The highlight so from an engagement perspective has been a head-to-head challenge […]

First Look: 2013-14 Upper Deck The Cup

First Look: 2013-14 Upper Deck The Cup By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor For hockey card collectors, the 2013-14 season saw many great releases from manufacturers that featured a strong double rookie class and plenty of eye-catching cards that have created plenty of buzz in the hobby. With the highly-anticipated release of 2013-14 The […]

Upper Deck Announces Return of O-Pee-Chee Wrapper Redemption Program

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor For Canadian hockey card collectors, the annual O-Pee-Chee issue is a tradition with deep roots that speaks to generations of fans that have fond memories of breaking packs and putting sets together. Since Upper Deck took over the brand in 2006-07, the product has evolved with each passing […]

Box Busters: 2013-14 Upper Deck Edmonton Oilers Collection

Join Beckett Hockey editor Stephen Laroche as he breaks open a box of 2013-14 Edmonton Oilers Collection from Upper Deck. What will he find inside? Let’s find out…

Box Busters: 2013-14 Upper Deck AHL Boxed Set

Join Beckett Hockey editor Stephen Laroche as he breaks open the 2013-14 AHL Boxed Set from Upper Deck. What will he find inside? Let’s find out…

Stars of Tomorrow Shine at 2014 NHLPA Rookie Showcase

  By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor For a single day, over 30 of hockey’s brightest young prospects returned to the site of some of the game’s greatest moments as the 2014 NHLPA Rookie Showcase took place at the site of the former Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto on Saturday. In recent years, the […]

Box Busters: 2013-14 Ultimate Collection hockey

Join Beckett Hockey’s Justin Grunert and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2013-14 Ultimate Collection in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Upper Deck, GTS and Universal Bring Back Overtime Packs for 2014-15

Back again for 2014-15, the upcoming release of 2014-15 Overtime from Upper Deck will be taking things to a whole new level and both collectors and dealers are ready to reap the benefits.

First Look: 2014-15 Upper Deck Black Diamond Hockey

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Expected to arrive just in time for the holidays, 2014-15 Black Diamond from Upper Deck should be one of this season’s most talked-about releases. Since the 1996-97 season, the brand has been quite popular with collectors and in recent years, it has delivered the hottest rookies along with […]

NHLPA Announces 2014 Rookie Showcase Participants

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor In recent years, the National Hockey League Players’ Association has held an annual event that shows off the game’s young stars that are expected to make an impact during the upcoming season. The 2014 NHLPA Rookie Showcase is set to take place on August 23 at the Mattamy […]

Box Busters: 2014 Marvel Premier trading cards

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Matt Bible as they rip into boxes of 2014 Marvel Premier cards from Upper Deck in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First Look: 2014-15 Upper Deck Lettermen

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Upper Deck is ready for another exciting season of collegiate-themed basketball card products and they will kick things off in November with the release of 2014-15 Upper Deck Lettermen. Boasting an average of two autographs per box, at least one of the signatures pulled will be a highly-coveted […]

2014 National Treasure Hunt: Saturday Edition

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor As the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention keeps rolling along, many great items are turning up on the show floor and commanding the attention of the crowd. One of the greatest things about the National is the diversity of collectibles that can be bought, sold or even traded […]

Corporate Exhibitors Making Their Mark at the National

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Does your brand make a mark? Beckett Media asked its Global Branding Expert, Sushmita Gulabani, to walk the 2014 National Collectors Convention show floor in Cleveland to watch collectors interact with corporate and dealer exhibits, and give a first-person perspective to share with our  readers. We’ll share her […]

2014 National Treasure Hunt: Thursday Edition

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor No matter what sport you collect, there is a very good chance that you will be able to find something that appeals to your particular tastes at the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Over the next few days, Beckett Media will be going on a […]

Box Busters: 2014 Exquisite Collection golf

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Justin Grunert as they rip into boxes of 2014 Exquisite Collection golf cards from Upper Deck in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Bat barrel nameplates: The sweetest spot of game-used lumber and rarest of bat cards

There’s just one spot on a game-used baseball bat that says it all — and it makes for some of the most-impressive game-used cards possible.

Upper Deck Adds More Exclusive Autographs to National Redemption

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Even with all of the events and activities that Upper Deck announced last week for the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention, they have added more excitement to their redemption packs. Partnering up with Amazon.com, they have created four extremely limited autograph cards from their four core sports. Numbered […]

First Look: 2014-15 Upper Deck Team Canada Juniors Hockey

  By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor When it comes to making cards of members of Canada’s national junior team, Upper Deck has a long tradition that goes back to their first season of making hockey cards back in 1990-91. At that time, collectors busting packs and boxes were on the hunt for the […]

Box Busters Live — A break in the Steel City Collectibles 100-box giveaway (watch the replay + win our Major League movie auto)

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he breaks five boxes of cards from several sports as part of the Steel City Collectibles 100-Box Giveaway.

Upper Deck Ready To Celebrate 25th Anniversary at The National

  By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Upper Deck has released some early details about the exciting events and activities that will be taking place at their booth at the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland, Ohio and it will be a celebration fit for marking the company’s 25th anniversary. From July 30 […]

Upper Deck to Produce an American Hockey League Boxed Set

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Prospects from the American Hockey League rarely get much hobby love during their time in the minors, despite the fact that some of them are just a step away from making an impact at the NHL level. In fact, 87 percent of current NHL players have made an […]

First Look: 2014-15 NHL Artifacts hockey cards

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Believe it or not, but 2014-15 marks the 10th season that Upper Deck’s NHL Artifacts brand will be on store shelves and some collectors may find that more value has been jammed into packs. Traditionally released early in the season, Artifacts once again will offer up a strong […]

Upper Deck Gives Collectors a Sneak Peek at 2014-15 Young Guns

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Now heading into its 25th season, the traditional hockey set from Upper Deck has a long and storied tradition which is rarely matched in the trading card industry. Traditionally released in early November, 2014-15 Upper Deck Hockey Series One is set to feature many top rookie performers on […]

Box Busters: 2014 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2014 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions in this episode of Box Busters.

Upper Deck and Hockey Hall of Fame Combine for Cool Summer Promotion

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Visiting the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto is on the bucket list of most fans as it gives them a chance to look at many of the game’s priceless artifacts and potentially have an opportunity to get up close and personal with the Stanley Cup. During this […]

Box Busters: 2013 Upper Deck Exquisite football

Join Beckett Football’s Derek Ficken and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2013 Exquisite Collection in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2014 SPx football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Derek Ficken and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 SPx in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2013-14 SP Authentic hockey cards

Join Beckett Hockey’s Justin Grunert and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2013-14 SP Authentic in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Beckett 20 Questions on … Cleveland and the National Sports Collectors Convention

We’re curious about what you know about Cleveland, so here are the latest 20 questions all with an NSCC or Cleveland-centric twist.

First look: 2014-15 Fleer Ultra Hockey cards

The new version of Fleer will include Gold and Platinum (numbered to 99) medallion parallels hitting at least one in every two packs.

Upper Deck creates Young Guns card for Make-A-Wish Foundation recipient

As though skating out of the huge Shark Head and standing with San Jose during the national anthem in a March game wasn’t enough, Tageson got his own Young Guns card from Upper Deck.

Box Busters: 2013-14 SP Game-used Edition golf

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Matt Bible and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 SP Game-used Edition golf in this latest edition of Box Busters.