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Dreaming: Gretzky in the Olympics

Gretzky Rookie Card 1979-Topps BVG 8.5

The Wayne Gretzky rookie card is already valuable but would The Great One be even more legendary if pros had been in the Olympics in 1980?

Upper Deck Sponsoring National Hockey Card Day in U.S. and Canada

Upper Deck National Hockey Card Day

The players are playing and the green light is on for Upper Deck’s National Hockey Card Day promotion. Two separate events–and sets–are planned for the U.S. and Canada.

Card Shop Victim of $40,000 Heist

Gretzky rookie card

A sports card shop burglary in Canada virtually wiped out the best stock of an owner who just opened 15 months ago.

Vintage Sports Images Boosts Online Presence

John Unitas Baltimore Colts

Vintage Sports Images has launched a new website and bulked up its eBay presence with a line of negatives and slides from games past.

Fun, Games…and Business for Leafs’ Photographer

photographer

Whether he’s shooting for team publications, hockey cards or national media outlets, Graig Abel has plenty of stories to tell.

Canadian Mint Hopes to Score With Gretzy Coins

Wayne and Walter Grezky gold coin

Wayne Gretzky has reached another milestone–this one having to do with birthdays–and the Canadian mint thought the time was right to give him some coins.

2010-11 The Cup: Collectors Willing to Roll Dice

Subban auto

Upper Deck’s super premium hockey cards are generating plenty of sales with six-card boxes pushing past $450 each.

In The Game Decades 1980s Hockey Review

Decades 1980s In the Game Hockey

In the Game puts the focus on the 1980s with its hits-only hockey product.

Historic Gretzky Puck Forgotten…But No More

Gretzky goal photo

The puck that made Wayne Gretzky the NHL’s all-time scoring leader was tucked away for years until the man who originally safeguarded it, brought it to market.

No Off-Season for Hockey Collectors

Just over the U.S. border, collectors in one small community are all about hockey.

How the Hall is Displaying the Kendrick Collection

The Ultimate Set

Our writer takes in the “Ultimate Set” collection of rare, vintage baseball cards now on display at the Hall of Fame.

Oilers Garage Sale Draws Crowd

Edmonton Oilers game used jerseys

The Edmonton Oilers cleaned out their closets and fans walked away with the goods.

2009-10 OPC Hockey Boxed Update Set Released

OPC Marquee Rookie

200-card update collection showcases impact rookies who debuted in uniform last October, completing overall OPC set.

Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Sports Bar’s Gretzky Jersey

It looks great. You want it. You’ve had way too much to drink. It’s a bad combination.

Orr Jersey Could Be Windfall for Canadian Truck Driver

Orr photo

One of Bobby Orr’s rookie jerseys has quite a story to tell as it heads for auction.

Game-Worn Jersey Finds Highlight Auction

Bobby Orr game worn jersey

Heritage Auctions will cover all four sports in its auction of vintage sports cards and memorabilia this month.