First Buzz: 2016-17 Leaf Metal Draft hockey cards

 2016-17 Leaf Metal Draft hockey cards
Arrives: April
Box basics: Seven autographs or vintage memorabilia cards per box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Leaf Metal Draft returns with more autographs per box, a smaller case size and a lower print run than last time around while also including notable players from the past and the present.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

The Basics:
 Just 200 cases will be produced and there are surprises set to be revealed upon arrival. … Standard Metal autos will include Nico Hischier, Nolan Patrick and Gabriel Vilardi to name a few. Meanwhile, the lineup of other cards here includes Vision Quest (prospects), Lords of Hockey (past greats), Toronto Centennial Season (Leafs icons’ memorabilia cards), Winters Future, National Pride, Draft Class and CHL Award Winners from the past and present.

Update: Leaf announced the following enhancements in March. … There will be Hot Boxes found one per case with nothing but parallel autos inside. … Jack Eichel autos will be found two or three times per case and the same for potential No. 1 draft pick Nolan Patrick. Also found at the same rate will be Joe Veleno autos.

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