First Buzz: 2016-17 O-Pee-Chee hockey cards

2016-17-o-pee-chee-hockey-NHL-2What: 2016-17 O-Pee-Chee hockey cards
 Sept. 7
Box basics: No guaranteed hits per 32-pack box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: A meaty base set with retro style enhanced with plenty of modern-day features and collectable options continuing what we’ve seen in recent years from Upper Deck will help fuel the interest here without an overabundance of “hits” in a case.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

2016-17-o-pee-chee-hockey-NHL-6The Basics:
 The base set will consist of 660 cards with an insert lineup that included O-Pee-Chee Patches, Rainbow parallels, rare mascot cards, playing cards, Retro variations, O-Pee-Chee V inserts and autographs from stars as well as Team Canada. … Autographed will be found one in every 192 packs for OPC Signatures and one in 384 for Team Canada. … High Series inserts will include Marquee Rookies, Season Highlights, League Leades and Team Checklists. … The Patches cards will be base, Rookies/Legends, All-Star Logo, Vintage All-Star Logos, Rare Vintage All-Star Logos, Mascots and Rare Mascots, which are one in every 31,296 packs and by far the rarest cards among those teased. … Retro parallels are one in every two packs, while Rainbows are one four and Black Rainbow return with serial-numbered print runs of just 100 copies.

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