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Upper Deck Co. hosts NHL Rookie Debut

Posted on 26th August 2009 by hockeymedia in Cards,Hobby News,Rookies,The Want List | Tags: ,

20090826_Rookie_quadwwwThe Upper Deck Company will host 14 of the top NHL prospects at an NHL Rookie Debut photo shoot on Wed. Aug. 26 in Mississauga, ON. The photo shoot will allow the league’s official trading-card company to get up close with top prospects expected to make their NHL debut this season. The event is produced in partnership with Upper Deck Co., the National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players’ Association.

UDC will use the session to take photos and gather stories for potential trading cards to be produced this season. Prospects must make their NHL debut before UDC can produce their cards. Rookie cards are amongst the most popular cards in the hobby.

Prospects expected to be in attendance are John Tavares (NYIS), Victor Hedman (TAMP), Matt Duchene (COLO), Cody Hodgson (VANC), Colin Wilson (NASH), Tyler Bozak (TORO), Jared Cowen (OTTA), P.K. Subban (MONT), Jonas Gustavsson (TORO), Bobby Sanguinetti (NYRA), Logan Couture (SANJ), Mikael Backlund (CALG), Eric Tangradi (PITT) and James van Riemsdyk (PHIL).

For more information on Upper Deck trading cards, please visit www.upperdeck.com.