Jon Waldman

Jon Waldman has written about hockey for several publications over his decade-long journalism career, including The Hockey News, The Toronto Sun and Winnipeg Men Magazine. A graduate of Ryerson University's journalism program, Jon is working on his first book on the history of hockey, to go along with two other books he has published since 2009.

Recent Articles by Jon

Dual Jersey card of Steve Yzerman and Darryl Sittler from Motown Madness

Motown Madness is THE card set for Red Wings fans

I’ve got to hand it to In The Game – they sure know how to pay tribute to a hockey team. Over the years, the Ontario-based hockey card company has […]

by · March 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Collecting Hockey, Detroit Red Wings
Sidney Crosby's card from Upper Deck's National Hockey Card Day set

Upper Deck Goes Free Card Crazy This Saturday

Carrying on an annual tradition, The Upper Deck Company will be holding National Hockey Card Day in Canada this Saturday at hobby shops and select retail locations. National Hockey Card […]

by · February 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Collecting Hockey
Trios card from Heroes and Prospects - our best pull.

Heroes and Prospects Changes Focus for 2012-13 Hockey Card Set

There’s a time-honoured tradition around this time of year – In The Game Inc., a leading hockey card manufacturer, releases its signature Heroes and Prospects series. As the name implies, […]

by · January 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Collecting Hockey
Chris Kreider's rookie card in 2012-13 Upper Deck Series One.

Rookie Cards Blocked for 2013 NHL Season

Hockey fans eagerly waiting for the NHL season to begin partly did so because they were anticipating the arrival of a new rookie crop that included Nail Yakupov; and while […]

by · January 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Collecting Hockey
The English Tim Hortons Sidney Crosby Cash Card.

The Curious Case of Tim Hortons Collectibles

There are few restaurant chains in Canada that resonate as much as Tim Hortons does. Sure, as kids we remember McDonald’s trips or the specialness of a Pizza Hut all-you-can-eat […]

by · November 4, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Collecting Hockey
Post re-enters hockey card market with CHL

Post re-enters hockey card market with CHL

One of the hockey card world’s all-time favourite premium partners is back, as Post Cereal has announced that it will be producing a series of CHL goaltender cards on boxes […]

by · October 15, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, Collecting Hockey
One of the remnants from the 1994-95 NHL Lockout

Hockey Collectibles Reminder of Past NHL Lockouts

One of the more unique aspects of the collectibles world is that there is memorabilia created for every instance in the game, including times when the game doesn’t happen. Yes, […]

by · October 3, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Collecting Hockey
Louie Leblanc's Limited Phenoms autographed rookie card

Panini Looks Back with Rookie Anthology

While Panini’s hockey season isn’t quite done yet, the card company went retrospective for one of their latest releases, Rookie Anthology. Checking in at 10 packs per box, Anthology offers […]

by · July 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Collecting Hockey, Uncategorized
2011-12 Titanium Brad Richards base card

Relive Early Game-Used Card Glory with Titanium

Back in 2000-01, Pacific Trading Cards issued the first set to include a memorabilia card in every pack of a product – Private Stock, followed up soon after by Titanium. […]

by · July 17, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Collecting Hockey
Brendan Leipsic, the 2012 Jewish Athlete of the Year in Winnipeg

Brendan Leipsic Named Jewish Athlete of the Year

Just days before his call to the NHL, Portland Winterhawk Brendan Leipsic was recognized by his home community in Winnipeg, taking home the Ida and Max Nusgart Memorial Award as […]

by · June 21, 2012 · 1 comment · CHL, WHL
This Mario Lemieux card will be exclusively available at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft

Hockey Cards an NHL Entry Draft Tradition

The NHL Entry Draft is eagerly anticipated every year by hockey fans anxious to see where “the next one” will end up. Collector anticipation, understandably, is just as high for […]

by · June 19, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Collecting Hockey
A Phil Housley Jets card, early in his tenure with the team.

Will Hockey Hall of Fame Call ex-Winnipeg Jet?

Now that the NHL has played its last game for the season (hopefully not much longer than that though), the world of shinny turns its eyes to the Hockey Hall […]

by · June 13, 2012 · 1 comment · Winnipeg Jets