If you’re a hockey fan, chances are you’ve been a fan of collecting hockey cards and memorabilia. You might even be a collector who said you owned a 1979-80 O-Pee-Chee Wayne Gretzky Rookie card at one time but your Mom threw it out, or maybe you put your cards in the spokes of your tires
It’s not an untold story, but it is certainly a rarely told and uncomfortably unknown piece of hockey history. In January 2020, Canada Post released a special stamp and first day cover featuring what is undoubtedly hockey’s greatest secret. The stamp features teams and artwork of players from the Colored Hockey League. Between 1895 and
The annual Upper Deck Tim Hortons NHL Trading Cards program was launched across Canada in November. Guests at the quick service restaurant or drive-thru can purchase a pack of cards for just $1 with the purchase of any beverage excluding espresso shots or Coca-Cola products, or for $1.99 without a beverage. Each three-card pack gives
Less than a week after a Wayne Gretzky O-Pee-Chee rookie card became the first hockey card to break the $1 million barrier, two arrests have been made in connection with the theft of the Great One’s memorabilia. The Brantford Police Service (BPS) announced that arrests were made on Dec. 15, 2020, after a joint investigation
In the past four decades, many hot NHL rookies have driven the hockey card market. Mario Lemieux, Patrick Roy, Brett Hull, Eric Lindros, Pavel Bure, Jaromir Jagr, Alexandre Daigle, Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin, Nathan MacKinnon and Connor McDavid all come to mind as players who have created a frenzy among collectors during their rookie season.
Though the autumn crisp in the air typically signals the beginning of hockey season, the unique circumstances of the 2019-20 season mean that we are actually just days away from the NHL Draft that was originally scheduled to take place at the Bell Centre in Montreal on June 26 and 27. On Tuesday night, fans