• Back to the future with Score hockey
Whatever you were expecting, surely those expectations were surpassed when you ripped into a box of 2010-11 Score hockey cards. Panini America has delivered a refreshing new set in the Entry Level category.
• Hockeyland 2010 | Sportcard & Memorabilia Expo by Scott Hicks
Some come to find that elusive piece of hockey memorabilia while others come to connect with other collectors who share their passion.
One third of the way into the 2010-11 season, there does not appear to be a clear cut favourite for the Calder Trophy. The annual rookie card chase has plenty of hype, but which of those rookies will actually skate away with the NHL’s most outstanding rookie prize?
• The Big Cup drought
Five teams, 40-plus years each, and yet no Stanley Cup between them. A “200-year” look at the Toronto Maple Leafs, Los Angeles Kings, St. Louis Blues, Buffalo Sabres and Vancouver Canucks.
100 YEARS OF COLLECTING
• 25 Most Influential Hockey Jerseys
What makes a great hockey jersey? Well, tradition and on-ice success certainly play a big part in it. The Montréal Canadiens timeless jersey is a great example.
• 1920s: Famous Hockey Players
If there is a hockey set that best exemplifies the 1920s, it is the Paulin’s Premium Hockey Bar series produced by the Paulin-Chamber Co. of Winnipeg, MB. Published in 1924, it was the biggest hockey card set of its time.
• ALL-TIME HEROES: Bryan Hextall
Bryan Hextall won back-to-back NHL goal-scoring titles in 1939-40 and 1940-41, scoring 50 goals over a two-year span for the New York Rangers.
• BLOG: Bring back Parkhurst, but bring it back right
So how does a card company reintroduce Parkhurst a fourth time after three starts and stops? Well, we suggest that company turns back the clock 50 years for the very bright idea that just might give Parkhurst an identity that could last.
• PROFILE: Roberto Luongo, Vancouver Canucks
Louie is a fan favourite across the country and at home in Vancouver.
• A PIECE OF HOCKEY: Jersey Rules | by Barry Meisel
The lockout and subsequent loss of the 2004-05 National Hockey League season changed the game. Hockey resumed in 2005-06 with a new economy, new rules and plans for a new uniform look.
• THE HERSH REALITY: Behind the blades | by Hersh Borenstein
What hockey player was going to risk his masculinity by figure skating on national television? I decided to watch an episode, expecting to laugh in the sheer absurdity of it all. A funny thing happened, though, I liked it.
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• PAGE 2: The MeiGray Group
• PAGE 3: Frozen Pond
• PAGE 5: Gerry’s Sports Cards
• PAGE 7: Global Vintage Sports Cards & Memorabilia
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