The homeless scuffle over crumbs, the poor haggle over bites, and the millionaires and billionaires?
The latest NHL lockout is proof, once again, that we’re just people and pie. No matter the size, there’s always going to be a fight for a larger slice.
With that in mind, whenever the NHL starts play again, I’ll be back. Castigating men for greed is better left to a monk.
What I do hope is that this lockout produces a curiosity as memorable as this one from hockey’s last nuclear winter.
Milan Hejduk looks as befuddled by this color “scheme”—”scheme” implying actual forethought—as many collectors were when Upper Deck released 2004-05 All-World.
In the midst of a lockout that would eventually see the entire season wiped out, a number of NHL stars played overseas to stay in shape and in the black. Upper Deck capitalized on the now apparently once-in-a-decade opportunity to capture familiar stars in unfamiliar surroundings. Continue reading “Review: 2004-05 Upper Deck All-World”