Tough grades: 1955-56 Parkies #78 Forum
1955-56 PARKIES #78 FORUM • 40 CARDS IN 40 WEEKS • WEEK 39 • Every Thursday throughout the 2012-13 hockey season, we look at a so-called "tough grade" hockey card from the 1950s and 1960s. For those vintage collectors, be sure to pick up your copy of the Vintage Collector's Almanac & Price Guide at your favourite hockey collector store. You can also purchase your copy online via theWantList.[...]
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 [...]
Denis Savard a Blackhawks bobble giveaway on Sunday
The last of six Chicago Blackhawks 2014-15 bobbleheads will be distributed on Sunday at the United Center.
On all six special nights, the first 10,000 fans attending the game will receive a collectible bobble. Each bobble is sponsored by a different Blackhawks' supporter. On Sunday Apr. 5, the Blackhawks bobble depicts Denis Savard. The bobble is sponsored by Haribo.
The complete 2014-15 se[...]
Howe Bobble a Red Wings giveaway on Tuesday night
The last of five Detroit Red Wings 2014-15 bobbleheads will be distributed on Tuesday night at Joe Louis Arena. The latest bobble on Mar. 31, 2014 features retired legend Gordie Howe.
On all nights, the first 7,500 fans attending the game will receive a collectible bobble. The series is sponsored by AT&T.
The complete 2014-15 series features Justin Abdelkader (Nov. 24), Jonathan Ericsson (De[...]
Bower to sign autographs at Spring 2015 Expo
Hockey Hall of Fame honoured member Johnny Bower will sign autographs at the upcoming Spring 2015 Sportcard & Memorabilia Expo. Bower is the latest retired star confirmed for the upcoming three-day hockey memorabilia weekend.
Bower was a three-time winner of the J.P. Bickell Cup as the Maple Leafs' most valuable player. He won four Stanley Cup rings in the 1960s, three straight from 1962 to 196[...]