Tag Archives: Wayne Gretzky

Sunday Conversation: Adam “Edge” Copeland

  By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor For millions of wrestling fans, the world champion known as Edge is truly one of sports entertainment’s greatest superstars as he held multiple World Wrestling Entertainment titles throughout a Hall of Fame career. Before he thrilled arenas full of screaming fans and wrestled on countless pay-per-view events, […]

Gridiron Greats Auction Ends Sunday

There are only two days left on the clock in our Gridiron Greats Auction and with an incredible assortment of over 450 lots of prime football memorabilia, collectors have an excellent opportunity to purchase some true hobby treasures. Among the highlights are some highly-collected cards such as 1997 Upper Deck Legends Autographs in addition a […]

BVG 5.5 1952 Topps Mantle Variant Highlights December Auction

This year, Beckett Auctions has gone to great lengths to bring collectors some incredible and rare treasures and for their December event, one of the hobby’s most coveted cards is up for bids and the action on the BVG 5.5 1952 Mickey Mantle “B” version is expected to be intense when it starts at 12:00 […]

Upper Deck Brings Gretzky To Private Expo Function

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Throughout this year, Upper Deck has been celebrating its 25th anniversary in fine fashion and the company has gone to great lengths to ensure that collectors have been a part of the festivities. During their recent visit to the 48th Sportcard & Memorabilia Expo in Toronto, they held […]

Sneak Peek: 2013-14 The Cup

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor The highly-anticipated release of the 2013-14 edition of The Cup from Upper Deck is almost upon us and the company has been busy on social media showing off some of the pulls collectors could potentially find in tins. While Beckett provided a First Look at the product several […]

Upper Deck Reveals Fall Expo Priority Signings Plans

The 48th Sportcard & Memorabilia Expo in Toronto is less than a month away and Upper Deck has delivered some early details regarding what collectors can expect from their popular Priority Signings program at the latest installment of the long-running show.

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…

Upper Deck supersizing shadowboxes for UDA

The new collectible pieces will measure 16-by-20 inches with a large base that it could be displayed standing up or hung on a wall.

Gallery: Upper Deck shows off newest cards from 2013-14 Fleer Showcase Hockey

Check out the gallery to see the latest additions to 2013-14 Fleer Showcase Hockey.

New Upper Deck Master Collection set puts together 30 great athletes

Each box will come with one autograph from all 30 athletes.

The King and S.I. — New Jersey collector pursues lifelong autograph project

Imagine a collecting challenge that spans decades into the past and has at least one new autograph addition arriving every single week.

Golf and hockey star autographs in 2012-13 Exquisite Collection Basketball

There are several non-basketball autographs in Exquisite such as key players in racing, baseball, golf and hockey.

Upper Deck gives Gretzky collector a big surprise

Upper Deck decided to add one more autograph to Griffith’s collection while at the 2013 Sportcard & Memorabilia Expo in Toronto.

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.”

In The Game announces Toronto Fall Expo plans

At the Fall Expo, ITG will show off classic game-used jersey to showcase Superlative – The First Six.

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 checklist for 2012-13 The Cup Hockey

Upper Deck’s 2012-13 The Cup will be coming out next week.

Upper Deck announces plans for 2013 Fan Expo Canada

Upper Deck will have a strong presence at the 2013 Fan Expo Canada.

Upper Deck, Wayne Gretzky sign long-term, exclusive deal

Upper Deck signed Wayne Gretzky to a new exclusive autograph deal.

Upper Deck previews National VIP set

Upper Deck gave collectors a sneak peek at its VIP cards for the National Sports Collectors Convention taking place next month.

First look: 2013 Upper Deck Team Canada Hockey set

In August, collectors will get a 2013 Upper Deck Team Canada Hockey set – that could only be found in Canada.

Upper Deck announces Spring Expo plans

By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Hockey Editor When is it time to start talking hockey’s double rookie class? Now, seems like a good time. Upper Deck released its plans for the Spring Expo in Toronto (May 3-5) and its highlighting next season’s cards Upper Deck will give away free chances to win signed memorabilia from […]

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.

2012-13 Upper Deck SP Game Used hockey is live

The release of hockey cards may be slow this year, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t there.

Upper Deck’s 2012-13 Black Diamond Hockey is live

With the NHL lockout in full swing, and games canceled through the end of the year, one of the few things keeping collectors going is the small doses of new product.

Beating the odds: Hockey cards give ailing man a lift

Richard Huffman doesn’t normally show off his dance moves, but when he pulled a redemption card out of a Parkhurst Champions pack, he couldn’t help but get down.

Black & White surprise in 2012-13 O-Pee-Chee

Upper Deck included a surprise insert in 2012-13 O-Pee-Chee NHL that wasn’t on the checklist.

Your Turn (HK 242): Who do you think is a future hockey legend?

Who do you think is a future legend? Tell us and appear in the next issue of Beckett Hockey.

Upper Deck offers wrapper redemption program for O-Pee-Chee hockey

Hockey card season is here, and Upper Deck’s first product is 2012-13 O-Pee-Chee, which comes out in just a week.

First look: In The Game’s History of Hockey

Dr. Brian Price is bringing together a product that highlights its past with History of Hockey

Hockey’s turn for Ultimate’s 1997 Legends autos

Ultimate Collection kicks off a three-year cycle with hockey of the 1997 Legends autographs with 30 players in each release.

Newest Ultimate Collection arrives next week

Upper Deck is getting hockey fans in the mood when its latest release comes out next week – 2011-12 Ultimate Collection.

Upper Deck unveils its NSCC VIP card set

Upper Deck is headed to Baltimore for the National Sports Collectors Convention and it’s bringing along some cards for you.

Product preview: Upper Deck World of Sports

It’s wide world of sports out there and Upper Deck is aiming to get it all down on cardboard.

UD’s National Hockey Card Day coming to USA

By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor For three years, hockey fans in the United States have been shut out from Upper Deck’s National Hockey Card Day where collectors can get free packs from select hobby shops. The event was only held in Canada. Well, get ready. This year, Upper Deck is extending the trading card […]