The Wayne Gretzky Collector’s Handbook published
Up North Productions / hockeyMedia have published The Wayne Gretzky Collector’s Handbook, a new guide detailing the best of what to buy of hockey's greatest player - from his authentic autograph to his Jofa helmet.
The Wayne Gretzky Collector’s Handbook features a comprehensive checklist of vintage and modern hockey cards and collectibles, a checklist to vintage books and publications, as w[...]
Hockey Rookie Card v.18 published by hockeyMedia
Up North Productions has published the 18th edition of The Hockey Rookie Card Checklist, available now in print via the Blurb.ca bookstore. This marks the 18th edition of the long-standing hobby favourite, first published in 1992.
The latest edition includes every hockey rookie card produced through to the end of the 2014-15 hockey card season. In all, more than 30,000 hockey rookie cards are l[...]
Mike Berkus, National co-founder, passes away
Mike Berkus, co-founder of the National Sports Collectors Convention, has passed away at the age of 69. The hobby pioneer will be missed.
"We lost a pioneer, a visionary, a legend, a mentor but more importantly a great friend," said John Broggi, NSCC Show Manager. "Mike will always be remembered as a class act, a man of integrity and a devout family man, he will be missed."
It is with great[...]
Three books for new women’s hockey season
Up North Productions / hockeyMedia has published the Women's Hockey Handbook 2016, a hockey fan's guide to the 2015-16 Canadian Women's Hockey League and National Women's Hockey League seasons. The 68-page handbook is available now with the start of the new hockey season.
The Women's Hockey Handbook 2016 is one of three new editions offered for the 2015-16 season. Also published are the 2016 pr[...]
Preview: 2014-15 SP Authentic hockey cards
The highly-anticipated release of the Upper Deck Company's SP Authentic hockey card series is just around the corner. The perennial favourite is slated for a May release. It marks the 18th year since the brand was transformed into a signature-theme brand in 1997-98.
This year's series will feature a 20th anniversary tribute to the 1994-95 SP hockey series. There are five cards in each pack and [...]