This year’s NHL Draft is set to start on June 24 and Upper Deck will be ready for the event with a set of trading cards available to collectors.
Cards of past draft picks since, you know, those strict rules about Rookie Cards are still in play.
A set of 16 cards will be made for the 2016 Upper Deck NHL Draft — two players from each of the Canadian franchises and the Draft host Buffalo Sabres. There will be four-card packs available from Canadian shops with a purchase as well as shops in and around Buffalo. There also will be memorabilia redemptions found in packs sent to each region that is part of the program.
Here’s a rundown of who’ll be found:
DRAFT-1 Jack Eichel Buffalo Sabres
DRAFT-2 Sam Reinhart Buffalo Sabres
DRAFT-3 Johnny Gaudreau Calgary Flames
DRAFT-4 Sam Bennett Calgary Flames
DRAFT-5 Connor McDavid Edmonton Oilers
DRAFT-6 Taylor Hall Edmonton Oilers
DRAFT-7 Alex Galchenyuk Montreal Canadiens
DRAFT-8 Carey Price Montreal Canadiens
DRAFT-9 Erik Karlsson Ottawa Senators
DRAFT-10 Mark Stone Ottawa Senators
DRAFT-11 Morgan Rielly Toronto Maple Leafs
DRAFT-12 Nazem Kadri Toronto Maple Leafs
DRAFT-13 Bo Horvat Vancouver Canucks
DRAFT-14 Jake Virtanen Vancouver Canucks
DRAFT-15 Jacob Trouba Winnipeg Jets
DRAFT-16 Nikolaj Ehlers Winnipeg Jets
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