It was a moment 44 years in the marking. Now, the Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Champions hockey card set can become a reality.
Upper Deck will produce a special 30-card boxed set featuring 25 players from the Capitals’ 2017-18 championship team and five cards documenting memorable moments from the regular season.
Due to be released July 6, the set will also include some randomly inserted short prints, color parallel cards in team colors numbered to 2018 and very rare silver parallel cards numbered to just 18.
Lars Eller’s third period goal broke a 3-3 tie and the Capitals defeated the Las Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 in Game 5 to win the Cup for the first time. The franchise had made its NHL debut on October 9, 1974.
The 2018 Stanley Cup Champions sets are priced at $29.99 and are available for pre-order here.
Last month,Upper Deck also announced a set for the Golden Knights in honor of their history-making season as the first NHL expansion team to reach the Cup Final.
Fanatics also unveiled a Capitals Stanley Cup champions line of products including some autographed items.