When 2015-16 Upper Deck Portfolio arrives in hobby shops on Aug. 17, collectors will find some surprises when they dig in with cards of stars from the past, present and future in play.
Yep, that means there are cards for rookies from the 2016-17 rookie class — a crop led by Toronto’s late-season call-up William Nylander — found inside along with an impressive array of memorabilia, ink and more in this otherwise redemption-free product.
What: 2015-16 Upper Deck Portfolio hockey cards
Arrives: Aug. 10
Box basics: Two autographs or memorabilia cards per 20-pack box (eight boxes per case)
What’s buzz-worthy: The short-printed subsets are a star here, which build upon a 200-card base set with a variety of looks and approaches while presenting the stars you’d expect and plenty of Rookie Cards from this year’s talented class to build a 364-card collection.
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