hockey cards

Super Size Me: 1975-76 Topps Hockey Set Matched Hoops Expansion

Forty seasons ago, Topps produced its largest hockey set to date, one that remains among the most value-oriented vintage sets in any sport.

Ramblings: Stories Told on Cardboard

A trade, a chat, a visit to social media and a player’s death conjure up all sorts of cardboard recollections.

‘Power Of Base’ Helps Needy Kids At Christmas

The owners of a case breaking business and card shop took the unwanted base cards and turned them into a big donation for a local social services agency.

Tim Horton’s Promotion a Multi-Level Winner at Shop

A Winnipeg hobby shop owner says the Tim Horton’s promotion has enticed new collectors–and put the ‘trading’ back in trading cards.

50th Sports Card Expo in Toronto Next Weekend

A few dozen autograph guests join 200 dealers and thousands of collectors for a milestone edition of the Toronto Sports Card and Memorabilia Expo.

Young Guns Connor McDavid Expected to Boost Upper Deck Hockey

A vibrant group of rookies, including top draft pick Connor McDavid, will headline the Young Guns in 2015-16 Upper Deck Series One hockey, due out Nov. 5.

Hockey Cards at Tim Hortons: Upper Deck Makes Set for Coffee Chain

Upper Deck has partnered with Tim Hortons for a hockey card and contest promotion that will put three-card packs next to the coffee and donuts and offer big -time prizes.

What’s Hot: SP Authentic Ices Up the Summer

An after season hockey product is keeping collectors busy, says Mike, who’s also got some inside info on the other hottest sports card boxes.

1970s Hockey Cards: 10 Great Rookies

The “Four-Story Goalie” and “The Great One” headline a list of 1970s hockey rookie cards that might well be dubbed “The Great ONES.”

Canadian Man: Con Men Stole My Gretzky Collection

An Ontario collector says two men who came by to discuss buying hockey cards from him wound up stealing a binder worth–he says–six figures.

Pittsburgh Penguins “Super Collector” Works The Angles

Jeff Miller’s collection of Pittsburgh Penguins memorabilia starts with enough sticks to start his own hockey league.

He Shoots, He Saves: New Book Focuses on Hockey Memorabilia

Jon Waldman writes about collecting hockey cards, memorabilia and more in a new book that includes memories and memorabilia from NHL greats.

What’s Hot In The Shop: The Cup (is selling like) Hot Cakes

It’s not cheap but Mike says his collectors saved their money for Upper Deck The Cup Hockey. And no, he’s not going out of business.

2013-14 The Cup Hockey Arrives

Upper Deck’s annual high-end hockey love fest is back. We have 2013-14 The Cup information, a checklist and links to cards, cases and break spots for sale.

What’s Hot in the Shop? Not As Much as There Should Be

Mike says all the sports are converging but he’s having a tough time finding something that’s showing growth at the cash register.

Upper Deck Lands CFL Trading Card Deal

Upper Deck, the Canadian Football League and its players association have agreed on a multi-year trading card deal and it won’t be long until the first set hits store shelves.

What’s Hot in the Shop: Ultimate Collection NHL Is Living Up To Its Name

Mike says a new hockey card product from Upper Deck is getting all the lovin’ from his customers.

Teen Battling Heart Condition Gets NHL Moment, His Own Hockey Card

Make-A-Wish recipient Sam Tageson got to skate out with an NHL team and you’ll find him in an upcoming Upper Deck hockey card product.

2013-14 In The Game Used Box Break

Memorabilia cards are the name of the game in 2013-14 In The Game Used boxes.

Panini Releases 2013-14 Titanium Hockey; Shop Exclusive to Canada

2013-14 Panini Titanium Hockey was released at midnight, but American customers will have to order online or travel to Canada to get a box.