A NHL All-Star Autograph Affair in the Upper Deck Signing Suite
Upper Deck had plenty going on during the 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend like hosting our Stick Kid Winner and a variety of fun activities around the NHL All-Star Fan Fair like free autograph sessions, a wrapper redemption program and personalized Upper Deck cards.
There was another exciting aspect to the weekend fans don’t normally get to see however as it takes place behind the scenes. When you have that many top stars in one place, it provides Upper Deck a great opportunity to collect signatures of these athletes for use in future trading card sets. So Upper Deck works with our partners at the NHL to spend some time with the players in a special signing suite.
Upper Deck was able to collect signatures from dozens of All-Stars during the weekend. Here’s just a taste of some of the NHL greats that passed by to lend their signatures to new Upper Deck trading cards.
Tampa Bay Lightning star Steven Stamkos
Los Angeles Kings Center Anze Kopitar signs some dual autographed patch cards
P.K. Subban smiles while he signs
Alexander Ovechkin stops by to sign for UD
Matt Duchene of the Colorado Avalanche signs pucks and cards for UD
The alternate captain of the NHL All-Star, Martin St. Louis signed plenty for us
Logan Couture adds his John Hancock to some new UD cards
Carey Price give a thumb's up to the 2010-11 NHL SP Authentic cards
The team wrangled in Rick Nash to sign some labels different sets
"Mr. Serious" Jonathan Toews poses for a pic before getting back to signing
Erik Karlsson shows on a beautiful one-of-one NHL Shield card from the upcoming 2010-11 NHL Ultimate Collection
Marc Staal wonders, "Can I have my brothers help me sign all these cards?"
Stanley Cup champion Marc-Andre Fleury works through his cards
Anaheim Ducks Goalkeeper Jonas Hiller prepares to sign
Hometown Hero Cam Ward was feeling good when he signed