Upper Deck’s recent NHL alumni-themed Chronology release offers plenty of faces familiar to the casual collector like Wayne Gretzky, Steve Yzerman and Patrick Roy. But the checklist also features stars from the league’s Original Six days, and even earlier, whose names might not pop…but whose legacies make them every bit as collectible. Case in point, the legendary Charlie Conacher, who appears on card #100 in the base set. Conacher, who skated on Toronto’s legendary Kid Line in the 1930s, was a gifted athlete who played the game with reckless abandon. He was the second captain of the Leafs, succeeding Hap…

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