Got ‘Em! Need ‘Em! – Season 3, Episode 3

In Episode 3 of Got ‘Em! Need ‘Em! we discussed all things traded.

Season 3, Episode 3

Broadcast Date: March 16, 2012

Time: 18 minutes 52 seconds

Topics: 

  • Why I like Upper Deck Series 1 and 2
  • How we “updated” cards as kids when players were traded
  • Traded sets
  • OPC, Victory and MVP update cards inserted in UD Series 2
  • Some of the worst photo retouching done by Topps, O-Pee-Chee and Upper Deck


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Thanks to Mick Kern and XM Radio for the audio clip.

Got ‘Em! Need ‘Em! – Season 3, Episode 2

Hopefully, I should be appearing on The War Room every other week now. Here is the audio from last week’s “Got Em! Need ‘Em!” segment.

Got ‘Em! Need ‘Em!

Season 3, Episode 2

Broadcast Date: February 23, 2012

Time: 15 minutes 30 seconds

Topics:

  • My lack of enthusiasm for this year’s Panini sets
  • Purchasing whole sets vs. buying packs
  • Georges Laraque’s protest of the Enforcers set
  • National Hockey Card Day 2012
  • 1960-61 Topps Hockey cards
  • Geeking out on team-issued postcards and regional sets
  • Card shows in Canada vs. card shows in the U.S.


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Thanks to Mick Kern and XM Radio for the audio clip.

Got ‘Em! Need ‘Em! – Season 3, Episode 1

Up until this week, I haven’t been on XM Radio’s The War Room since December. Now things are back on track, and I hope to make semi-regular appearances on the talk show in 2012. Below is the audio for Season 3, Episode 1 of “Got ‘Em! Need ‘Em!”.

Got ‘Em! Need ‘Em!

Season 3, Episode 1

Broadcast Date: December 7, 2011

Time: 20 minutes and 4 seconds.

Topics:

  • Writing for The Hockey News
  • 2011-12 O-Pee-Chee hockey set
  • Upper Deck’s new policy regarding online retailers
  • 2011-12 Parkhurst Champions set
  • The single biggest card purchase I ever made


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Thanks to Mick Kern and XM Radio for the audio clip.

Got ‘Em! Need ‘Em! – Season 2, Episode 19

Got ‘Em! Need ‘Em!

Season 2, Episode 19

Broadcast Date: June 22, 2011

Time: 20 minutes–the longest-ever segment of “Got ‘Em! Need ‘Em!”

Topics: 

  • Boston Bruins Stanley Cup boxed set (0:01 to 3:30 )
  • Trophy / season highlight cards (3:31 to 5:29 )
  • Graded cards (5:30 to16:29)
  • The Gretzky RC photo (16:30 to 17:35)
  • The National Sports Collectors’ Convention
    (17:36 to 20:00)


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Thanks to Mick Kern and XM Radio for the audio clip.

Got ‘Em! Need ‘Em! – Season 2, Episode 18

Got ‘Em! Need ‘Em!

Season 2, Episode 18

Broadcast Date: May 17, 2011

Time: 16 minutes 42 seconds

Topics: 

  • ITG’s Decades: 1980s (0:01 to 2:38)
  • Score’s All Goalies boxed set (2:39 to 3:52)
  • 2010-11 Panini Dominion (3:53 to 6:24)
  • 2010-11 Pinnacle, insert cards and back to Pinnacle (6:25 to 16:42)

We also discuss Shiny Crap, the original name of Canada and the Norris House League.


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Thanks to Mick Kern and XM Radio for the audio clip.

Got ‘Em! Need ‘Em! – Season 2, Episode 17

Got ‘Em! Need ‘Em!

Season 2, Episode 17

Broadcast Date: May 3, 2011

Time: 17 minutes 27 seconds

Topics: 

  • The Blackhawks’ playoff elimination (0:01 to 0:32)
  • Score Rookie and Traded set (0:33 to 4:02)
  • The 1988-89 Topps and O-Pee-Chee sets (4:03 to12:49)
  • The $94,000 Gretzky Rookie (12:50 to 17:27)


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Thanks to Mick Kern and XM Radio for the audio clip.

Got ‘Em! Need ‘Em! – Season 2, Episode 16

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted any of these, but I finally got my hands on my last 4 appearances on XM Radio’s “The War Room.” So, for your listening pleasure…

Got ‘Em! Need ‘Em!

Season 2, Episode 16

Broadcast Date: April 9, 2011

Time: 16 minutes 22 seconds

Topic: Mick Kern and I discuss the long-term effects of the 1990-91 boom in hockey cards. (Our first conversation about this topic happened way back in October 2010.)


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Thanks to Mick Kern and XM Radio for providing me with the audio clip.