Archive for Hockey
There are a variety of reasons why Peter Forsberg is in the Hockey Hall-of-Fame. It wasn’t just his physical style of player or great vision on the ice that set him apart from the rest, he was a winner. He hoisted the Stanley Cup twice during his career and just had an uncanny knack for making the people around him better. He keeps busy today and we get excited when we get the chance to sit down with him for a signing session.
Recently we completed a session with the retired great where he signed some items for upcoming projects, but primarily worked on some outstanding redemptions including these incredible cards from 2013-14 NHL® The Cup. We will be receiving everything in next week, checking for quality, and then packaging them up from there. We thought fans who may be holding these cards would like to see what may be coming their way!
Every season hockey fans instinctively flock to stores to put together their Upper Deck hockey sets and this year is no different! With great content celebrating Upper Deck’s 25th consecutive NHL® and NHLPA licensed release along with Young Guns rookie cards and so much more, the product is a great value to hockey fans!
There is a cool new addition to 2014-15 NHL® Upper Deck Series One that allows hockey fans to collect something besides trading cards. Randomly inserted into specially marked retail blaster boxes are two bonus team logo patches. Fans who purchase these boxes at NHL® Team Stores and the Hockey Hall-of-Fame can get a special poster to stick them to and eventually collect them all. It’s a great challenge for a passionate hockey fan and as you can see below, when it is finished, it looks spectacular!
If you succeed in collecting the entire set, let us know, we’d love to see pictures and hear your story about putting the set together!
At the Sportscard & Memorabilia Expo collectors tend to get serious for Upper Deck’s wrapper redemption programs. Fans flock to the Upper Deck booth to participate in order to score FREE Priority Signings autograph cards for opening up boxes with the UD team.
It gets very exciting during these times as collectors will naturally pull a variety of incredible cards. Here’s a quick look at some of the awesome cards we saw pulled from fired up collectors at the show!
Collectors opening up cases can score some amazing cards and memorabilia from Upper Deck. Take a look at what these fans scored in their case breaks!
The big card everyone was looking for was the Nathan MacKinnon autograph rookie patch card from The Cup. And wouldn’t you know it? We caught a fan opening one LIVE!
Some collectors just bring incredible cards by the Upper Deck booth as well. Check this out!
Cultivating the next generation of collectors is important for Upper Deck so at every trade show we attend, we look for ways to engage younger fans. The recent Sportscard & Memorabilia Expo was certainly no different as kids had an incredible experience courtesy of Upper Deck. Take a look at some of the fun that was had by the future of the hobby at the show!
It’s Throwback Thursday so let’s go back through Upper Deck’s trading card history and come up with a fun giveaway. Wednesday night was rivalry night in the NHL as the Boston Bruins took on the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Los Angeles Kings went head to head against the Anaheim Ducks. Leaf’s broke the Bruins’ 5-game winning streak and Phil Kessel (a former Bruin) had a thing or two to do with it. Finishing the game with 2 goals and now posting NHL-best 8th multi-point game this season, it was evident that Kessel brought his A-game last night. So let’s put up a throwback card and see if our fans can come up with some great captions for the card! Please share your comical caption to this card for your opportunity to score five packs of 2014-15 Upper Deck UD1 Series Hockey!
Important Promotion Guidelines:
- You can only submit one comment per email address so think about it before you post.
- Comments are moderated so keep them clean and in good taste as we have a lot of youngsters on these pages. Comments deemed inappropriate will not be posted or eligible to score card set(s).
- Make sure to review other caption before you post. If you have the same comment as someone else or make slight improvements to it, the credit will go to the first person who posted the comment.
- You have until Friday morning, November 14th at 8:00 a.m. PT to post your caption before this promotion is closed.
- Upper Deck will review the captions posted and select one (1) fan who most skillfully share a comical comment to coincide with this card.
- Only the customer selected to receive the card set will be contacted via email, so please make sure to provide an accurate email address when you leave your comment.