Plus: Inflated Hobby & Retail Box Prices
Episode #103: November 17, 2021
In this episode of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk all about the 2020-21 Skybox Metal Universe set. What makes it great — and not so great? Then, the guys talk about how the prices of hobby and retail boxes are getting out of hand. It’s 1 hour and 8 minutes of hockey goodness.
Show Notes, Links and Images:
Chicago Sports Spectacular (show website)
Bridgeview Card Show & Autograph Signing (show Facebook page)
VintageGraphs: Sports Autographs & Collectibles (Facebook page)
2020-21 Skybox Metal Universe checklist (Cardboard Connection)
The horrible Mel Bridgeman hockey card (Puck Junk)
The equally-horrible Glen Hanlon hockey card (Puck Junk)
The “Lettuce Head” Bryan Pitton hockey card (Puck Junk)
Puck Junk Podcast #21: The Worst Insert Sets from the 1990s (Puck Junk)
Puck Junk Podcast #78: Brian Slagel Interview (Puck Junk)
Puck Junk Podcast #14: 1996-97 Fleer Metal Universe (Puck Junk)
Some images from the 2020-21 Skybox Metal Universe set:
Elias Pettersson – base card
Auston Matthews – retro insert
Carey Price – Intimidation Nation insert
Alex Ovechkin – ALON insert
Patrick Kane – Platinum Portraits insert
Finally, here’s the Ryan Getzlaf card that Tim was talking about:
2013-14 Upper Deck #171 – Ryan Getzlaf…making an entrance indeed!
What do you think of the 2020-21 Skybox Metal Universe set? Are you collecting it? Leave a comment and let us know!
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