Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Nov. 11)


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.

What’s Buzzing Today: Contest prizes, Gotham boxes, Prizm cases, MLB hits and the last box on the shelf.

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The wait for Auston Matthews cards is pricey already after big debut


What happens when the No. 1 overall draft pick takes the ice and scores a record four goals in his first game?

Dollar signs — and that might as well be Auston Matthews’ name right now. While the Toronto Maple Leafs center didn’t touch the overall single-game record of seven from back in 1920, he did set a new record for a debut.

And all this means big things for his Rookie Cards — or at least the redemptions for his first NHL cards. The 2016-17 Artifacts card above for example? It will cost you.

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Gallery: 2016-17 Upper Deck Artifacts hockey cards


We’re just weeks away from the newest Upper Deck hockey brand and the high-end hits in 2016-17 Artifacts appear to make it worth every second of the wait.

The company  has teased some of the inclusions, so keep reading to see what’s up.

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