Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (June 10)

gibson_zpsy3chqcewThe Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Big pulls from the sports and non-sports worlds are the showcase today.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (May 26)

BowmanThe Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Big baseball breaks, estate planning and Upper Deck Ice.

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Nikita Kucherov autographs remain tough, hot with Tampa Bay Lightning on verge of Stanley Cup Final

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If you’re a long-time reader of The Buzz, then you already know what makes Nikita Kucherov a bit of a hobby anomaly these days, but now that his Tampa Bay Lightning are a win away from a Stanley Cup Final appearance his trivia is even more important.

He’s one of those players who didn’t have a signed Rookie Card — or at least something — signed and available shortly after he hit the ice. Collectors had to wait for packs of 2015-16 Upper Deck Buybacks to find his rookie ink, though he’s appeared in a handful of releases since that one. In all, he appears on just 16 different autographed cards right now.

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Gallery: 2015-16 Upper Deck Ice Artemi Panarin autographs

2015-16-Upper-Deck-Ice-Artemi-Panarin-gallery1469669_nUpper Deck‘s next NHL brand, 2015-16 Upper Deck Ice, is slated for release just 13 days from now and the company has teased a selection of card images for one young Chicago Blackhawk in advance of its release.

His name? Artemi Panarin.

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First Buzz: 2015-16 Upper Deck Ice hockey cards

Ice-McDavidWhat: 2015-16 Upper Deck Ice hockey cards
Arrives: April 2016
Box basics: four cards per pack, eight packs per box, 16 boxes per case (two inner cases)

What’s buzz-worthy: Ice returns with one autograph, one memorabilia card and one Exquisite insert per box along with a selection of three Ice Premieres cards or 2005-06 Retro Ice Premieres cards. … It’s the second wave of Exquisite inserts for Upper Deck releases this season.

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