Jim Craig “Miracle on Ice” auction heating up as close nears

ImageThe auction for Jim Craig‘s memorabilia from the epic 1980 “Miracle on Ice” game is winding down, but the prices are definitely on the rise before the sale closes on Friday evening.

How hot? Three items from the Lelands.com sale have topped the $190,000 mark so far with his Olympic gold medal leading the way at $259,374.25 after 11 bids.

It’s also quite possible that other items from the 17-piece collection could reach into six-figures.

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First Buzz: 2015-16 Leaf Metal Draft hockey cards

2016-Leaf-Metal-Draft4What: 2015-16 Leaf Metal Draft hockey cards
Arrives: March
Box basics: Five autographs per box (15 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Leaf Metal Draft hits the ice with the cardboard debut of 16-year-old CHL star Joseph Veleno — a promising prospect who has signed an exclusive multi-year deal with Leaf Trading Cards — while also delivering at least one Jack Eichel autograph in every case, too.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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