1982-83 O-Pee-Chee Hockey Cards
In the latest Puck Junk Hockey Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish look back at the 1982-83 O-Pee-Chee Hockey Card set. They also discuss the pause of the NHL playoffs due to players protesting systemic racism, the legacy of Dale Hawerchuk, Mike Milbury putting his shoe in his mouth one too many times, the problem with Topps NOW Hockey stickers, and much more. This episode is 2 hours 8 minutes, so kick back and enjoy!
Show Notes, Links and Images:
NHL Postpones Games Until Saturday (NHL.com)
Dale Hawerchuk’s page on the Hockey Hall of Fame Website (HHOF)
NBC Removes Mike Milbury Due to Comments (Yahoo Sports)
Review of “The Don Cherry Story, Part 1” (Puck Junk)
Review of “The Don Cherry Story, Part 2” (Puck Junk)
Marc-Andre Fleury Asks Agent to Delete Controversial Tweet (NBC PHT)
Topps Now NHL Sticker Archive with Print Runs (Topps)
2020-21 Upper Deck MVP Hockey Checklist (Cardboard Connection)
The 1981-82 Oilers card of Wayne Gretzky with a mullet…
…looking like Jack Blades from the band Night Ranger.
Images of the 1982-83 O-Pee-Chee Hockey Card set:
1982-83 OPC #106 – Wayne Gretzky
1982-83 OPC #106 – Wayne Gretzky (back)
1982-83 OPC #380- Dale Hawerchuk rookie card
1982-83 OPC #105 – Grant Fuhr rookie card
1982-83 OPC #123 – Ron Francis rookie card
1982-83 OPC #307 – Joe Mullen rookie card
1982-83 OPC #342 – Marc Crawford rookie card.
More about this card here.
1982-83 OPC #327 – Bob McGill rookie card
1982-83 OPC #48 – Steve Konroyd rookie card
1982-83 OPC #165 – Dino Ciccarelli second card
1982-83 OPC #292 – Peter Stastny second card
1982-83 OPC #252 – Mark Howe
1982-83 OPC #64 – Tony Esposito
1982-83 OPC #265 – Randy Carlyle.
Note the “UFO” in the lower-left corner
1982-83 OPC #107 – Wayne Gretzky “In Action”
1982-83 OPC #40 – Mel Bridgeman “In Action”…or is it “Inaction“…?
1982-83 OPC #238 Paul Baxter Penalty Minutes Leaders
1982-83 OPC #4 – Mikko Leinonen Record Breakers.
Tim thinks that he looks like Peter Dinklage.
1982-83 OPC Hockey Wrapper
Follow Sal Barry on Twitter @PuckJunk.
Follow Tim Parish on Twitter @TheRealDFG.
Podcast music by Jim “Not the Goalie” Howard.
Subscribe to the Puck Junk Hockey Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play Music, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Podchaser, PocketCasts, Castbox , Castro,
Overcast, TuneIn and SoundCloud.
Love hockey? Join the new Puck Junk Facebook Group and subscribe to Puck Junk on YouTube.
Support this podcast and buy a shirt from the Puck Junk Online Shop. ■