2018 Upper Deck Team Canada Juniors Hockey offers a comprehensive look at different parts of the Canadian national teams as well as highlights from the past.
As the line has done for the past few years, the checklist includes base cards, autographs and more from both the men’s and women’s squads. 2018 Upper Deck Team Canada Juniors Hockey hobby boxes come with four total hits, one of which is an autographed patch card.
2018 Upper Deck Team Canada Juniors Hockey Overview
The main part of the 2018 Upper Deck Team Canada Juniors Hockey set has 100 cards. Not only does it cover both the U-18 and U-20 men’s teams, but it highlights the women’s team as well as some notable alumni who represented the maple leaf in the past.
Parallels come in three levels, all of which are serial numbered: Exclusives (/225), High Gloss (/10), and Black (/5). These combine to land five per box, or 1:3 packs.
Team Canada Premium Swatch Autographs come in two tiers for the men. The more common are numbered to 199 while short prints have 125 copies each. Team Canada Women’s Premium Swatch cards come in with runs of 199 copies.
Black Autographs (/5) offer a similar design as the base set. As for strictly memorabilia cards, there’s Team Canada Jerseys.
2018 Upper Deck Team Canada Juniors Hockey has some additional regular inserts as well. Program of Excellence (1:5 packs), a staple with Upper Deck and Canadian national team cards for decades return. Provincial Prowess (1:9 packs) looks at the parts of the country players are from. Golden Futures (1:25 packs) highlights members of the roster that won gold at the 2018 World Junior Championships.
2018 Upper Deck Team Canada Juniors Hockey at a glance:
Cards per pack: 5
Packs per box: 15
Boxes per case: 16 (two 8-box inner cases)
Set size: 100 cards
Release date: August 21, 2018
What to expect in a hobby box:
• Autograph Patch Cards – 1
• Additional Autographs or Memorabilia Cards – 3 Total
• Parallels – 5