Brodeur’s first Blues cards available in February
Martin Brodeur's first St. Louis Blues hockey cards will be available in February 2015. The cards will be featured in 2014-15 SPx produced by the Upper Deck Company.
"When Upper Deck heard Martin Brodeur had signed with the St. Louis Blues, we knew it was a moment we had to capture," wrote the Upper Deck Company in early December. "More importantly, we knew we had to get his first cards as a me[...]
Frozen Pond in-store signing with Johnny Bower
Hockey Hall of Fame honoured member Johnny Bower will sign autographs on Saturday at the Frozen Pond hockey memorabilia store just north of Toronto. Bower will be in store from noon until 2pm on Dec. 20, 2014.
In store, Bower autographs cost $10 for regular items or $15 for bulky items. If you can't make it to Frozen Pond, you can also purchase autographs by mail, with more information availabl[...]
Retired hockey legends featured in 2014 Panini Boxing Day
Panini America will feature a group of retired hockey legends in its 2014 Panini Boxing Day promotional picture card set. The second annual series will feature stars from four different sports - ice hockey, baseball, basketball, and American football.
"Panini America’s 2014 Boxing Day promotion begins in earnest early next week exclusively inside authorized Canadian Panini Roundtable stores,"[...]
Frozen Pond private signing with legend Bob Gainey
Frozen Pond hockey memorabilia store has organised a private signing with Hockey Hall of Fame honoured member Bob Gainey. The deadline for fans and autograph collectors is Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.
If you are ordering items from Frozen Pond, the cost is $65 for an 8x10 photo or hockey puck and $269 for a replica jersey. If you are sending through your own items, the cost is $60 for small flat i[...]
Topps bubble gum icon Sy Berger, 91, passes away
Sy Berger, the man who helped popularise baseball cards in the 1950s and beyond, has passed away. The so-called "grandfather" of the hobby was 91 years old.
Mr. Berger was behind the post-War Topps baseball cards produced in Brooklyn, NY, USA, sold in penny packs with a stick of gum. By 1963, his card designs would be shared with bubble gum companies in Canada (O-Pee-Chee), the United Kingdom ([...]