Oh my, oh me, 2011-12 O-Pee-Chee


By Andrew Tolentino | Hockey Editor

Complete with facial hair fun, 2011-12 O-Pee-Chee Hockey is set to arrive in late September.

Upper Deck recently revealed some basics about its beloved brand — including, but not limited to new Playoff Beard insert variations. While the manufacturer is bound to unveil more as the release date approaches, hobbyists can only benefit from the hairy details.

Box breakdown

  • 36 packs per box
  • 6 cards per pack

Inserts, odds and ends

  • Rookie Cards & Legends (one in two packs, combined)
    • Falling in the forms of Marquee Rookies & Marquee Legends
  • Memorabilia & Signature Cards
    • OPC Souvenirs, including four-player jersey cards (1: 1,080)
    • OPC Signatures (1:648)
  • Old-School Insert Cards (one in five packs, combined)
    • Playoff Beard variations (New)
    • League Leaders
    • Trophy Winners
  • Retro variations & parallels
    • Regular set retro variation (one in two packs)
    • Rainbow parallels (one in eight packs)
  • O-Pee-Chee Rookie Update (New)
    • 2010-11 Rookie Update (1:18)
    • 2010-11 Rookie Update Retro (1:72)
    • 2010-11 Rookie Update Retro Rainbow (1:288)
  • Other Inserts
    • In Action (1:80)
    • In Action SP (1:720)


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  1. Chris 24 May, 2011 at 07:37

    I think your odds you listed for the other inserts and signatures and patch cards are the retail numbers not hobby.

  2. J Corey Stackhouse 8 September, 2011 at 10:35

    Awesome looking set. Can’t wait to get to work on it.

    I just wish they would get rid of inserts all together. I can live with the SP’s, but at 6 cards a pack it’s tough enough to put together a set without the aggravation of a gimmicky insert or two taking up space.

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