Puck Junk Podcast: 1990-91 Upper Deck Hockey

Part 5 of the ’90-91 Retrospective Series 
Episode #132 – October 18, 2022

Sal Barry and Tim Parish continue their ’90-91 Retrospective Series with an in-depth look at the 1990-91 Upper Deck Hockey card set. What made the set so significant back then, the best cards from that set, the controversy over the French-language versions — and why every serious hockey card collector needs to own the 1990-91 Upper Deck Hockey set. It’s 70 minutes of hockey goodness. 

Images, Show Notes and Links
We refer to the book “Card Sharks” a lot in this episode. If you want to read it — and every card collector should — then you can get he Kindle version for just $10 at Amazon

Mario Gosselin

More about the Mario Gosselin card here.

1990-91 Upper Deck

More information about the 1990 Upper Deck Prototype Cards here

1990-91 Upper Deck Sheets - Campbell Conference (close up)

More information about the “lost” Chris Chelios cards here.

Here are a few more great cards from 1990-91 Upper Deck Hockey.

The “Canada’s Captains” card that pictures Eric Lindros. 

Ed Belfour “Star Rookies” RC

Sergei Fedorov “Young Guns” RC

Pavel Bure “Young Guns” RC

Frank J. Zamboni RC

Mike Modano RC

Jaromir Jagr “Draft Picks” RC

Jeremy Roenick RC

1990-91 Upper Deck card #448 - Bob Probert

Bob Probert 

How’s the weather up there, Mario? 

Even the photo on the back of Lemieux’s card is awesome! 

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Author: Sal Barry

Sal Barry is the editor and webmaster of Puck Junk. He is a freelance hockey writer, college professor and terrible hockey player. Follow him on Twitter @puckjunk

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