Collectors Enjoy a Surprise with 2012-13 NHL O-Pee-Chee Black & White InsertsBy
It appears like collectors seem to be enjoying Upper Deck’s first NHL product of the year with 2012-13 NHL O-Pee-Chee. And as they break pack after pack to put together the massive 600-card set and maybe to participate in the hobby only wrapper redemption program, they are finding something unique. Upper Deck created a surprise to round out the insert offerings in this set called the O-Pee-Chee Black & White. Beautiful in their simplicity, the O-Pee-Chee Black & White insert set also includes a facsimile autograph of the athlete on the front. There are no actual signed versions of these cards in the market.
And they will likely not be very easy to find. These cards pop up at a rate of 1:960 packs at the hobby level and 1:1,920 on the retail side. There are 36 players in the set featuring some of the biggest names in the game. Below is the checklist for all 36 cards: