1992-93 Topps Hockey Cards
In the latest — and dare we say greatest? — episode of the Puck Junk Hockey Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish look back at the “ugly baby” known as the 1992-93 Topps Hockey card set. They also discuss all the latest hockey happenings (or lack thereof) going on over the past week. Spoiler alert: they get off topic for a bit and talk about The Love Guru. You have been warned. This week’s show clocks in at 1 hour 49 minutes.
Show Notes, Links and Additional Images:
Puck Junk Podcast about NBC firing Jeremy Roenick (Puck Junk)
The National Sports Collectors Convention statement on COVID-19 (NSCC)
2019-20 Upper Deck Game Dated Moments Week 26 cards (Upper Deck)
1992-93 Topps Hockey Checklist (Trading Card DB)
Every 1992-93 Hockey Card Set Ranked (Puck Junk)
Tim Parish’s blog (The Real DFG)
1992-93 Topps Hockey card images:
#1 – Wayne Gretzky, first card in the set
#529 – Eric Lindros, last card in the set
#166 – Mike McNeil, taking a sip
#318 – Dino Ciccarelli, scrumming it up
#318 – Dino Cicarelli, card back
#318 – Dino Ciccarelli, Gold Parallel
#318 – Dino Ciccarelli, Gold Parallel back
#414 – Denis Savard, just standing around
#406 – Gaetan Duchesne, sitting somewhere
#364 – Dan Lambert, wearing glasses
#501 – Bryan Marchment, wearing a half-cage
#522 – Frank Pietrangelo, in a deep crouch
#9 – Nicklas Lidstrom Super Rookie
#265 – Mario Lemieux All-Star
#67 – Jim Thomson (RC). He later appeared in the 2009 film The Love Guru
1992-93 Topps Hockey sell sheet (via Trading Card DB):
1992-93 Topps Hockey Poster:
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4 thoughts on “Puck Junk Podcast: April 8, 2020”
I saw a story on your website about dale morrisey who makes hockey films and wondered if you have an email address for him. I look forward to your reply.
Hi Sal. Love the podcast and website. Have a question regarding the different sleeves you mentioned in a recent podcast. Do they make binder sleeves that can hold thicker cards or even top loaders? I’d love to display my thicker cards (autos and patches) and hate to have them in a box. Do you have a solution?
8-pocket pages might work for jersey/game-used cards, as the pockets are slightly bigger than the standard 2.5″ x 3.5″ size. I’m not sure if they will stay nicely in place, though, as I’ve never actually tried this.
I’ve seen some collectors put cards into Card Saver II type semi-rigid sleeves, and then put those sleeves into 4-pocket pages.
I am also pretty sure that I saw pages that can hold cards in a graded slab, but I don’t remember when and where.