First look: 2014 In The Game’s StickWork
By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Hockey Editor
In The Game is coming out with a unique set featuring a set full of game-used hockey sticks.
StickWork is dedicated to game-used hockey sticks ranging from the 1930s to present. There will be just 2,500 boxes made of StickWork and scheduled to release in mid-February.
Each box will contain three StickWork Authentic Game-Used Stick Cards. The stick cards vary from Game-Used Sticks of modern-day players to Vintage Game-Used Sticks.
The Game-Used Sticks will have 20 versions (19 Silver and one Gold). Some of the players featured in this category include Mario Lemieux, Steve Yzerman, Ray Bourque, Evgeni Malkin, Joe Sakic, Mark Messier and more.
The Vintage Game-Used Sticks will have 10 versions (nine Silver, one Gold) with players such as Doug Harvey, Terry Sawchuk, Maurice Richard, Tim Horton, Jacques Plante and more.
The Enshrined Game-Used Sticks feature pieces from Hall of Famers such as Bobby Hull, Mats Sundin, Marcel Dionne and others. Goalies will also get recognition with their subset of game-used stick cards.
The tape used on sticks will also make be part of the set in four different inserts: Tape Job, Tape to Tape, 500 Goal Scorers and Vintage Stick Tape.
There will be three different stick rack subsets with Stick Rack Dual, Stick Rack Triple and Stick Rack Quad.
Lumbergraphs will be included with pieces of signed hockey sticks embedded in the cards. In addition, there will also be Stick Handle cards with the name of the player, which are 1-of-1.