The Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame: Class of 2023

With the year winding down, it’s about time we enshrine some of the worst hockey cards ever made into the Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame: Class of 2023.  This year’s Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame Class is headlined by three new members in the Bad Paint Job category as well as … Continue reading “The Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame: Class of 2023”

The Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame: Class of 2022

I’ve collected hockey cards for over 30 years, and in that time I’ve seen a lot of bad cards. Really bad cards. So, in 2017, I started the Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame to spotlight the worst hockey cards ever made.  Just as the Hockey Hall of Fame is enshrining new members … Continue reading “The Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame: Class of 2022”

The Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame: Class of 2021

The year 2021 would not be complete until 10 more cards are inducted into the Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame. Since 2017, this website has honored the most-horrendous hockey cards ever made. Some cards use bad photos, other cards have janky paint jobs…and some cards are just straight-up awful and should not … Continue reading “The Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame: Class of 2021”

The Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame: Class of 2020

The COVID-19 Pandemic has delayed everything, from “pausing” the 2019-20 NHL season, to postponing the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. It has even delayed the induction of new members into the Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame. But the wait is finally over. A Wayne Gretzky rookie card recently sold at auction for $1.29 … Continue reading “The Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame: Class of 2020”

Video: We Make Fun of Bad Hockey Cards

Last month, Sal Barry and Tim Parish were guests at the Sport Card Expo’s “Virtual Expo,” hosting the Puck Junk Hockey Podcast live and making fun of some bad hockey cards. Of course, some of these cards you probably know already, such as “Mad” Mel Bridgeman and “Cowboy” Doug Gilmor. But there are sure to … Continue reading “Video: We Make Fun of Bad Hockey Cards”

The Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame: Class of 2019

You didn’t think I would forget about honoring bad hockey cards this year, did you? I launched the Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame in 2017 with an inaugural class of 10 horrible hockey cards, and then followed up in 2018 with another 10 equally-awful cards. In 2019, another batch of baddies get … Continue reading “The Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame: Class of 2019”

The Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame: Class of 2018

Last year, I started The Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame as a way to immortalize the very worst hockey cards ever made. Yes, cards like Wayne Gretzky or Bobby Orr rookie cards will always be a cherished part of the hobby — but so should cards that feature bad photographs or of … Continue reading “The Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame: Class of 2018”

The Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame: Class of 2017

Now that Puck Junk has been a part of the online hockey community for 10 years, I feel that it gives me  little street cred when it comes to hockey cards. So today, I would like to announce the creation of The Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame.  Literally close to one million hockey … Continue reading “The Puck Junk Bad Hockey Card Hall of Fame: Class of 2017”

1994-95 Action Packed Badge of Honour Promo Hockey Pins

Action Packed was a trading card company that pinned its hopes on four new sets of hockey collectibles scheduled to launch during the 1994-95 season. Unfortunately for the company, none of its odd memorabilia items saw the light of day, mainly due to the 1994 NHL Lockout. One of these ill-fated Action Packed items was … Continue reading “1994-95 Action Packed Badge of Honour Promo Hockey Pins”

Puck Junk Podcast: Hockey for the Holidays

Episode #173: December 21, 2023 In this special holiday-themed episode of the Puck Junk Podcast, the hosts – Sal Barry, Tim Parish, and Clemente Lisi – share stories from their listeners about the best hockey gifts they received for the holidays. The guys chime in with some of the best hockey gifts they’ve gotten, too. … Continue reading “Puck Junk Podcast: Hockey for the Holidays”