Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 2015-16 Upper Deck Series 1 hockey cards Mega Box (Hour 10)

Do you like Buzz Breaks? Today’s your day then as we launch 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes and wax packs in a dozen hours. We’ll post one every hour on the hour all day long today … this is Hour 10.

12in12-logo-smallerThe box: 2015-16 UD Series 1 NHL (Mega)
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What’s inside this one? Keep reading …

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Upper Deck e-Pack meshes digital cards with physical delivery option

ePack1Fans of digital card apps may have a new pastime with a new Upper Deck app revealed on Thursday that offers a digital collecting experience with the option of claiming physical cards.

It’s Upper Deck e-Pack.

According to the company, “users can instantly purchase and open packs online at anytime, from anywhere. Entire card collections can be easily viewed, sorted and stored digitally, eliminating the need for any physical storage space, while still providing an exciting pack-opening experience. What makes e-Pack’s patent pending technology truly unique is the ability to have actual physical versions of digital cards mailed out at any time.”

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New Buzz: Products arriving this week (Nov. 15-21)


2015ToppsChromeAfter a few heavy weeks for new releases — and with Black Friday still to come later this month — this week’s schedule for new products just feels lighter. But it still packs some punch.

For football collectors, 2015 Topps Chrome is set to arrive on Wednesday with one rookie autograph in every 24-pack hobby box. It comes on the heels of Topps Finest‘s colorful and delayed arrival and Panini Prizm‘s expanded rainbow hitting last week, but the allure of Superfractor autos has been among the strongest out there for football cards in recent years.

It’s also not the only heavyweight coming.

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Board Buzz: Five must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Nov. 9)


The 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.

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Connor McDavid’s Young Guns Rookie Card is among hottest and most-graded at Toronto Expo


How hot is the Young Guns RC of Connor McDavid even after his recent injury that will leave him sidelined for a chunk of this season?

Well, if the $200 price tags didn’t tell you enough, then this should.

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eBay Buzz: Have you seen Connor McDavid Upper Deck Young Guns Rookie Card sale prices so far?

ConnorMcDavidYoungGunsHockey fans know that the Young Guns debut of No. 1 draft pick Connor McDavid is a big deal with the arrival of 2015-16 Upper Deck Series 1 this week.

But for those of you who might not realize how big of a deal he is, we present these eBay sales prices for copies of card No. 201 in the set.

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New Buzz: Products arriving this week (Nov. 1-7)

There are 10 new products on tap for this coming week with the newest Upper Deck Young Guns on the ice, the first college-focused baseball release from Panini America and a new gridiron rainbow from Panini Prizm going up against Topps’ latest version of Finest.

Phenom Connor McDavid paces the pack of Young Guns and he’ll be the first rookie on the checklist of 50 NHL newcomers found in the product. Joining him will be Artemi Panarin, Dylan Larkin and Max Domi to name a few, while No. 2 pick Jack Eichel will appear in Series 2 but be found in Series 1 boxes on a UD Canvas card.

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