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Chicago is a hotbed of hockey action and with the Chicago Blackhawks hoisting the Stanley Cup three of the last eight seasons; fans have a lot to be excited about. Add to the list the programming Upper Deck has in store for fans attending the 2017 NHL Draft™. Fans attending can get a look at the next generation of “Young Guns” and enjoy Upper Deck’s awesome promotions.
Personalized Upper Deck NHL® Draft Trading Cards – Have you always dreamed of one day being on an Upper Deck trading card? Well now is your chance at the 2017 NHL Draft™ where Upper Deck will have a professional photographer onsite to shoot fans and then print actual Upper Deck NHL® Draft trading cards for them on site. Fans just need to purchase one pack of 2016-17 NHL® MVP, O-Pee-Chee or Upper Deck Series 1 or 2 in order to get into line and get their card done. You keep the cards, we’ll take the wrappers and then you can say, “Cheese” as you are photographed for your very own Upper Deck card.
Puck-O Wrapper Redemption – Remember that game show where you drop the disc down a board to score a cool prize? Upper Deck will be bringing our own version of that to the 2017 NHL Draft™ with our Puck-O game where fans can drop a special puck down a board to score the cool prize. Fans only need to bring two sealed (2) packs of 2016-17 NHL® SP Authentic, NHL® Fleer Showcase or NHL® Upper Deck ICE to play. Fans can win cool prizes like 2017 Upper Deck NHL Draft™ 5x7 cards, Draft packs, insert cards, and more!
Upper Deck Box Breaker Redemption – Purchase any 2016-17 NHL® Upper Deck hobby box at the 2017 NHL Draft™ and score five (5) 2017 Upper Deck NHL Draft™ packs featuring some of the top draft picks in recent years. This set is the second series to the special set we created last season!
FREE Autograph Signing with Tyler Motte – He is one of the young stars with the Chicago Blackhawks and fans have been enjoyed chasing his Upper Deck rookie cards this season. Tyler Motte will be on hand to sign FREE autograph Upper Deck 5x7’s at the Upper Deck booth on Saturday, June 24 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Behind the scenes the Upper Deck Team will be busy running draft picks through the gauntlet. Have you always wondered what happens after you are drafted? Click here to see a behind-the-scenes look at running the NHL® Draft Gauntlet!. Additionally, fans in attendance on SnapChat can check out a special Upper Deck Young Guns filter on site at the Draft. Pose for your very own digital Upper Deck card anywhere on the arena!
It is sure to be a great weekend for hockey fans throughout North America as the next generation of “Young Guns” are called to the stage. Make sure to be part of the conversation by following Upper Deck on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in particular and by using the hashtag #NHLDraft.