2014-15 Upper Deck NHL Artifacts Hockey arrives on Wednesday, packing two numbered rookie cards, three multi-swatch memorabilia hits, one autograph or autograph rookie redemption and a parallel numbered to 99 or less among the ten packs in each box.
Among the players Upper Deck has promised as part of the autograph and/or memorabilia content are a few who either have never had such a card before in Upper Deck products or are making their return including Steve Yzerman, Wayne Gretzky and Teemu Salanne.
Artifacts is the first NHL-licensed release offering autograph and memorabilia cards from select members of the 2014-15 rookie crop who made their initial NHL debuts last season. rookie crop of 2014-15 that skated at the end of the 2013-14 season. Evgeny Kuznetsov of the Washington Capitals and Teuvo Teravainen of the Chicago Blackhawks will join other rookies with base set cards #’d of 999 and a variety of auto and memorabilia parallels ranging from dual-swatch jerseys #’d to 399 to 1-of-1 Black Auto Tags.
“Artifacts” used in this year’s Artifacts product will include jerseys, patches, sticks (including stick tape), fight straps and laundry tags. Inserts will include Auto Facts, Top 12 Rookie Signatures, Frozen Artifacts, Tundra Tandems, Trios and Sixes, with many of them having Green, Red and Black variations numbered as low as 1 of 1. Stick-to-Stick Duos and Trios are making their cardboard debut with 2014-15 Artifacts.
Each pack will have four cards. The box breakdown will be as follows:
1 Goalie Subset #’d to 999 (or Goalie parallel #’d to 499 or less)
1 Additional Subset #’d to 999 (or parallel #’d to 599 or less)
3 Multi-Swatch Memorabilia Hits (including 1 Dual or Triple Player card)
1 Autograph card or Autograph Rookie Redemption
1 Parallel card #’d to 99 or less
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