Remembering Mike Bossy.
Plus: The NHLPA Internal Investigation.
In the newest Puck Junk Hockey Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk about the career of the late Mike Bossy, including his numerous career accomplishments, and some of his most-notable hockey cards. They also discuss the NHLPA’s internal investigation on its mishandling of the Kyle Beach Case, the retirement of Blackhawks announcer Pat Foley, a look back at Wayne Gretzky’s last game, and new hockey cards.
Show Notes and Links:
Career in Cards: Mike Bossy (Puck Junk)
The NHLPA Report Regarding Union’s Response to Kyle Beach (PDF)
Why Blackhawks Loaned Kyle Beach to a Team in Sweden (Third Man In)
Pat Foley’s Legendary “Bannerman!” Call (Video)
NHL Network Opens Upper Deck Hockey Cards (Video)
Marshawn Lynch Drives the Seattle Kraken Zamboni (Video)
Wayne Gretzky Final Game Last Moments (Video)
New Hockey Cards for 2022.
Plus: The Mega Box Experiment.
In this episode of the Puck Junk Hockey Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk about some of the new hockey cards coming out in April and May 2022. Plus, Sal’s “Mega Box Experiment,” the secret behind Doug Gilmour’s 1992-93 Pinnacle Sidelines card, Ryan Getzlaf calls it a career, and more. It’s 94 minutes of hockey goodness.
Show Notes and Links: Habs fan not thrown out, kid’s dat caught in a lie (Maple Leafs Insider)
Ryan Getzlaf’s career statistics (HockeyDB)
Police Hunt Clues in Theft of Gretzky Collection (Sports Collectors Daily)
AMPIR Seattle Kraken trading card set (AMPIR.cards)
Pittsburgh Game-Worn Hockey Jersey and Equipment Expo (Facebook)
1992-93 Pinnacle #233: Doug Gilmour Sidelines card (Puck Junk)
2021-22 Upper Deck Series One Hockey Cards.
Plus: Trevor Zegras, Troy Terry, and Keith Yandle.
In this episode of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk all about the 2021-22 Upper Deck Series One Hockey card set — from the exciting new Young Guns rookie cards to production problems to the numerous insert sets. They also talk about the end of Keith Yandle’s “iron man” streak, Troy Terry vs. Jay Beagle, and Trevor Zegras’ latest “Michigan” goal. It’s TWO HOURS of hockey goodness!
Show Notes and Links:
Troy Terry’s black eye from his “fight” with Jay Beagle (Twitter)
Dale Hunter’s hit on Pierre Turgeon in the 1993 Playoffs (YouTube)
WWF Wresting Character “The Goon” (YouTube)
Keith Yandle’s Consecutive Games Played Streak Ends (NBC Sports)
Sport Card & Memorabilia Expo (Website)
A 10-Year Old Drake on the NHL Awards Show in 1997 (YouTube)
Interview with Billy Celio of Upper Deck (Puck Junk)
Pictures and Details about 2021-22 Upper Deck Series One (Puck Junk)
2021-22 O-Pee-Chee Hockey Cards.
Plus: Hockey’s Reaction to Russia.
In Episode #113 of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish discuss the new 2021-22 O-Pee-Chee Hockey card set, including talk about all the different variants and Easter eggs. Other topics include the hockey world’s reaction to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Blackhawks new General Manager, the Stadium Series, and National Hockey Card Day.
Show Notes and Links:
How to Remove Tape from Trading Card Top Loaders (Puck Junk)
Fat Guy Hockey Video Game T-Shirt Now Available (Puck Junk Shop)
Chicago Sports Spectacular March 18-20, 2022 (Show Website)
IIHF Puts Sanctions on Russia and Belarus (IIHF.com)
NHL Statement on Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine (NHL.com)
Blackhawks Hire Interim GM Kyle Davidson to be Next GM (ESPN)
National Hockey Card Day Trade Group (Facebook)
April Fool’s Day O-Pee-Chee Cards (Puck Junk)
2021-22 O-Pee-Chee Hockey Checklist and Images (Cardboard Connection)
In this episode of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk about what makes a hockey card a “rookie card.” Plus, the upcoming National Hockey Card Day, a recap of the Olympic hockey tournaments, the Blackhawks and Bobby Hull parting ways, and the return of Sean Avery.
Show Notes and Links:
Sal talked comic books on the 21st Century Boys ComicCast (Spotify)
Review of Sean Avery’s Autobiography (Puck Junk)
2022 NHL Stadium Series Time-Lapse (YouTube)
2020-21 O-Pee-Chee Platinum on e-Pack (Upper Deck e-Pack)
National Hockey Card Day 2022 (Upper Deck)
The same photo being used on 2 different Patrick Kane cards (Puck Junk)
Peeling the film off of 1994-95 Topps Finest Hockey cards (Twitter)
The pile of protective film that no one wanted to buy (Twitter)
Chicago Sports Spectacular Show March 18-20, 2022 Show (Website)
Tim’s Twitter discussion about hockey rookie cards (Twitter)
How Hockey Cards Led to the NHL Player Strike in 1992 (The Hockey News)
The Blackhawks’ Latest Scandal
Plus: 2022 All-Star Weekend Recap
and the Hobby vs. Retail Debate
Sal Barry and Tim Parish recap the 2022 NHL All-Star Weekend: what was great about it and what could have been better. Then, they talk about the latest Chicago Blackhawks scandal. Actually, make that two scandals: Rocky Wirtz’s tirade against media members, and sexual harassment allegations against the athletic trainer of their minor league team. Finally, they end with a fun debate about if it is better to buy hobby boxes or retail boxes of trading cards.
Show Notes and Links: New “Fat Guy Hockey Video Game T-Shirt” on Pre-Order (Puck Junk Shop) Interview: Randy Walker, Rob Lowe’s Hockey Double (Puck Junk)
Rocky Wirtz embarrasses himself and the Blackhawks (YouTube)
Blackhawks fire minor league athletic trainer for sexual harassment (ESPN)
2021-22 Upper Deck MVP Hockey
Plus PHF Mascot Goal E. Tender!
This week, Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk all about the new 2021-22 Upper Deck MVP Hockey card set — the good, the bad, and the Gritty! Plus, a look at the PHF’s new mascot, Goal E. Tender, the upcoming NHL All-Star Skills Competition, and the next batch of Young Guns rookie cards. It’s 1 hour and 52 minutes (!) of hockey goodness.
Show Notes and Links: PHF Introduces Official Mascot Goal E. Tender (PHF)
The Wyatt Russell Hockey Rookie Card (Puck Junk)
2021-22 Upper Deck Series One Young Guns Checklist (Upper Deck)
2021-22 Upper Deck MVP Checklist & Images (Cardboard Connection)
2020-21 Upper Deck Allure Hockey
Plus eBay Card Authentication Service
In this episode of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk all about the 2020-21 Allure Hockey card set. They also talk about eBay’s new “card authentication service” that will be mandatory for all trading cards worth $750 and up. Plus, Keith Yandle sets the record for most-consecutive regular season games in the NHL, and more.
Show Notes and Links: Keith Yandle Sets Record For Consecutive NHL Games (Flyers)
Leon Draisaitl / James Matheson Argument (YouTube)
eBay Card Authentication Service (eBay)
Marx Card Group Grading Submission Controversy
2020-21 Allure Hockey Box Break & Images (Puck Junk)
2020-21 Allure Hockey Checklist (Cardboard Connection)
Career in Cards: Chris Chelios (Puck Junk)
The Upcoming 2022 NHL All-Star Game
Plus: Upcoming Hockey Cards
In Episode #108 of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk about the 2022 NHL All-Star Game taking place in Las Vegas next month, including the players who were picked — and the players who were snubbed! They also talk about the new All-Star jerseys, the fact that over 100 goalies have played in the NHL this season thus far, an update on the fake Pokemon card case, and some other trading card controversies. (Yes, this episode is just BRIMMING with controversial topics.) Plus, they chat about some upcoming hockey card releases.
Show Notes and Links: 2022 NHL All-Star Game Rosters (Puck Junk)
2022 NHL All-Star Game Jerseys (NHL.com)
Those horrible “Candyland” 1992 All-Star Game Jerseys (Puck Junk)
A Visual History of NHL All-Star Jerseys (NHL Uniform Database)
The “Zamborghini” (NHL.com)
List of goalies that have played in the NHL this season (NHL.com)
Eric Staal Signs PTO with the AHL’s Iowa Wild (The Hockey News)
Logan Paul Opens a Fake Case of Pokemon Cards (YouTube)
Logan Paul’s ‘Base Set’ Case is Fake: Threats, Bribery, and Shady Behavior Down the Ladder (Pokebeach)
Dallas Card Show Arrest (YouTube & Twitter)
Backyard Breaks Gold KABOOM Group Break SCAM (YouTube)
2020-21 SP Signature Edition Legends Hockey Cards Info (link)
New Hockey Cards for January 2022
Plus, Premier Hockey Federation Cards
After a month-long hiatus, Sal Barry and Tim Parish are back for the first Puck Junk Podcast of 2022. In this episode, they talk about some of the new hockey card releases for the 2021-22 season. Other topics include Fanatics purchasing Topps, Upper Deck making Premier Hockey Federation cards this fall, and a sealed case of Pokemon cards authenticated by Baseball Card Exchange that might be fake.
Show Notes and Links: The NHL’s Enhanced COVID Measures from December 18, 2021 (PDF)
List of NHL Games Postponed by COVID (NHL.com)
Sport Lots Website (sportlots.com)
2021-22 MVP Hockey Checklist (Cardboard Connection)
“Remember ALF? He’s back…in pog form!” (YouTube)
NHL Roxx on Twitter
Logan Paul’s $3.5 Million Pokemon Case May Be Fake (PokeBeach)
Here’s a shorter article about the Pokemon case (Complex)
Fanatics Acquires Topps for $500 Million (CNBC)
Upper Deck Lands Women’s Hockey Card License (Sports Collectors Daily)
1994 Classic Women of Hockey Insert Set Checklist (Trading Card DB)