Puck Junk Podcast: Potential Utah Hockey Club Team Names

In this episode of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal Barry and Clemente Lisi discuss six potential team names for the new Utah Hockey Club – including the name the team picked temporarily for the 2024-25 season. The guys also talk about the Washington Capitals buying the hockey website CapFriendly, and several new Game Dated Moments cards of the PWHL Walter Cup Championship and the CHL Memorial Cup Championship. It’s one hour of hockey goodness! 

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Puck Junk Podcast: 2022-23 Parkhurst Champions Hockey Cards

Plus: Are Sports Cards Investments?
Episode #189: May 17, 2024

In this episode, Sal, Tim and Clemente talk about the 2022-23 Parkhurst Champions Hockey Card set by Upper Deck – including what they like about this “retro-esque” release, and what is frustrating about collecting it. Plus, a discussion asking if sports cards can be considered “investments?” It’s 93 minutes of hockey goodness! 

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Discussion asking if sports cards are investments (X/Twitter)
2022-23 Parkhurst Champions Hockey Checklist (Trading Card DB)

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Puck Junk Podcast: Why Connor Bedard Will Win the Calder Trophy

Plus: How Topps Policy Changes Could Affect Hockey Cards
Episode #188: May 10, 2024

In this episode of the Puck Junk Podcast, the guys discuss why Connor Bedard will win the Calder Trophy, as well as the latest population counts on graded copies of his Young Guns card. They also talk about Topps changing its redemption card policy and how it might force Upper Deck to do the same. Plus, how Fanatics is changing local cards shops…but not necessarily for the better. It’s 98 minutes of hockey goodness!

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Topps Announces Redemption Extension (Sports Collectors Daily)
Bedard, Faber, Hughes Named Calder Trophy Finalists (NHL.com)

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Puck Junk Podcast: RIP Coyotes

Plus: The 2023-24 Connor Bedard Collection
Episode #187: May 2, 2024

In this episode, Sal Barry and Clemente Lisi talk about the relocation of the Arizona Coyotes to Utah and the 2023-24 Connor Bedard Collection box set. Plus, will the Feds start cracking down on The Hobby? It’s 73 minutes of hockey goodness! 

Links
The Opening of the film BASEketball (YouTube)
2023-24 Connor Bedard Collection Checklist (Trading Card DB)
You can buy the Connor Bedard set at the Upper Deck Store (link)
Review: 2016 Leaf Jack Eichel Collection (Puck Junk)
Review: 1985 Islander News Bryan Trottier (Puck Junk)

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Puck Junk Podcast: Ebay Buys Goldin Auctions

Plus: 2023-24 Tim Horton’s Greatest Duos
Episode #186: April 19, 2024

In this episode, we discuss eBay’s acquisition of Goldin Auctions and what it means for the card collecting hobby. We also talk about the lack of hockey cards at Target and other major retail stores, the upcoming FanaticsFest sports convention, the new Tim Horton’s Greatest Duos set, crazy auction prices for Connor Bedard’s SP Game Used cards, and more. It’s 85 minutes of hockey goodness! 

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Puck Junk Podcast: Triple Crown Line Interview

Episode #185: April 4, 2024

Sal Barry interviews the Los Angeles Kings’ famed “Triple Crown Line” – Marcel Dionne, Dave Taylor, and Charlie Simmer. The three talk about how their line was formed and some of their best memories of playing together. It’s 15 minutes of hockey goodness. 

Show Notes and Links
Marcel Dionne career stats at HockeyDB
Dave Taylor career stats at HockeyDB
Charlie Simmer career stats at HockeyDB
Special thanks to the Sport Card Expo for recording the interview. 

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Puck Junk Podcast: Hobby Terms We Hate

Episode #184: March 29, 2024

From “white whale” to “Holy Grail”, “net to me” and “nasty,” we discuss some of the most-hated terms in the sport card collecting hobby. Plus, the sheer number of graded Connor Bedard Young Guns cards, college hockey cards, and more. It’s 108 minutes of hockey goodness! 

Show Notes and Links
Sport Card Expo Toronto (link)
Sport Card Expo Edmonton (link)
OnIt Athlete College Hockey Cards (link)

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Puck Junk Podcast: The Spring 2024 Chicago Sports Spectacular

Plus: Is Card Cleaning Wrong? 
Episode #183: March 22, 2024

In this episode, Sal, Tim, and Clemente talk about the Spring 2024 Chicago Sports Spectacular – and how nearly everyone was looking for Connor Bedard’s Young Guns rookie card. They also discuss if “card cleaning” is right or wrong, the new Parkhurst Champions set, and the upcoming PWHL sets. It’s TWO HOURS of hockey goodness. 

Show Notes and Links
2022-23 Parkhurst Champions Checklist (Trading Card DB)
Is Cleaning Cards a Dirty Business? (Puck Junk)
Connor Bedard’s Young Guns Prices Do Not COMP-ute! (Puck Junk)
The Decline in Value of the Connor Bedard Young Guns Card (Puck Junk)
Finally, here’s that awesome card that Clemente found (and Sal bought)…

It’s…beautiful

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Puck Junk Podcast: Connor Bedard Young Guns Mania!

Episode #182: March 8, 2024

In Episode #182 of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal, Tim, and Clemente talk about the Connor Bedard Young Guns rookie card that finally came out with the launch of 2023-24 Upper Deck Series 2 Hockey this week. They discuss some of the insane prices Bedard’s Young Guns card, plus the variants and the inserts, have sold for so far – and how and why this card is setting the hockey card market on fire. It’s 78 minutes of hockey goodness! 

Show Notes and Links
The March 2024 Chicago Sports Spectacular Website (link)
Clemente’s Article about Connor Bedard (Sports Collectors Digest)
Connor Bedard Mania is Upon Us (Puck Junk)
Zero Game Goalies: Daniel Altschuller (Puck Junk)
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Puck Junk Podcast: 2023-24 O-Pee-Chee Hockey Cards

Plus: The $3.72M 1979-80 OPC Hockey Case
Episode #181: March 1, 2024

In Episode 181 of the Puck Junk Podcast, the guys talk in-depth about the 2023-24 O-Pee-Chee Hockey card set – and how the demand for Connor Bedard rookie cards have driven prices for that set. They also discuss the 1979-80 O-Pee-Chee Hockey card case that sold for $3.72M, the 30th anniversary of “The Forsberg Goal” and more. It’s 1 hour and 55 minutes of hockey goodness. 

Links
1979-80 OPC Case Sells for $3.72M at Auction (Sports Collectors Daily)
The Fake Wayne Gretzky Indianapolis Racers Card (Puck Junk)
Peter Forsberg’s Goal from the 1994 Winter Olympics (YouTube)
2023-24 Upper Deck Star Rookies Checklist (Trading Card DB)
Clemente’s article about European card shows (Sports Collectors Digest)
2023-24 O-Pee-Chee Hockey Checklist (Trading Card DB)
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