August 18th, 2015 In Collecting Hockey, Elsewhere on the Web, Top Stories 0 comments

Last September the Center Ice Brewery announced its plans to open up a hockey themed brewery in the St. Louis area, and now every enthusiasts dreams are becoming reality! The group is currently wrapping up their second Kickstarter campaign and are trying to reach $15,000 in 2015. Their first campaign fell short of their $25,000 goal, so they've...

June 10th, 2013 In Collecting Hockey, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

It's looking to be a good Cup this year. Fun to watch. My team isn't in it so I cleaned out the downstairs closet. That's when I came across my remaining 100 or so Topps hockey cards. What a spectacular let-down. I started collecting in the Twin Cities suburb of Mounds View in the late 1970s. My family lived remarkably—disturbingly—close...

March 2nd, 2013 In Collecting Hockey, Detroit Red Wings 0 comments

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 produced series that are dedicated to clubs like the Canadiens, Leafs and Flyers. Now, it's the Detroit Red Wings turn for the tribute, coming in the form of Motown Madness, In The Game's latest...

January 31st, 2013 In CHL, Collecting Hockey 0 comments

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, Heroes and Prospects (or colloquially known as H&P) is a hockey card series dedicated to the future and past of the game. You won't find a lot of current...

November 21st, 2012 In Collecting Hockey, Hockey History, Minnesota Wild 0 comments

Millions of paintings have been painted, but it's a few, well-chosen paintings that make a museum.  Much the same way, millions of hockey cards have been manufactured, and it's a few, well-chosen hockey cards that can make a different kind of museum. However, unlike an art museum, a stunning hockey card museum can be meaningful and valuable,...

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