Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 2016-17 Upper Deck Series 1 NHL tin (Hour 7)

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 7.

12in12-logo-smallerThe box: 2016-17 Upper Deck Series 1 hockey tin (retail)
The cost: 
$31.99

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Blowout introduces Fire & Ice boxes — and so far there’s plenty of fire

If you want to try a little something from everywhere in the sports world with serious high-end potential but not break the bank, then a new product line from Blowout Cards might be for you.

It’s 2017 Blowout Cards Fire & Ice — and it’s delivered very well for some collectors digging in on Thursday via BlowoutTV. The four cards above? They were all found in the first eight boxes of his high-end buyback box.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (March 8)

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: Nothing but breaks from the past and present today.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (March 1)

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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: 2017 Topps Heritage is finally here — check out the chatter, the breaks and plenty more — plus Image Comics’ 25th Anniversary box & more.

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First Buzz: 2016-17 Leaf Metal Draft hockey cards

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What:
 2016-17 Leaf Metal Draft hockey cards
Arrives: April
Box basics: Seven autographs or vintage memorabilia cards per box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Leaf Metal Draft returns with more autographs per box, a smaller case size and a lower print run than last time around while also including notable players from the past and the present.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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Does the slab make the card? It doesn’t hurt these (gallery + poll)

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Slabbed cards have been a part of the hobby for decades now but a few autograph companies have started getting into the trend in recent years by encasing cards to give them a bit better display presence at a fraction of the price for a signed photo or memorabilia piece.

And it helps that while storage and protection concern go away, too.

Two big autograph dealers — Steiner Sports and Fanatics Authentic — have pretty beefy runs of signed trading cards available that in some cases take the interesting creations of card companies and makes them better.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Jan. 5)

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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: Landing big Cubs, some Super MLB breaks, comics cosplay, NXT, golf & more.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Jan. 1)

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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: The first Board Buzz of 2017 is nothing but impressive pulls.

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Buzz Poll: What do you collect when it comes to cardboard these days?

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A new year is almost here and Buzz has a few questions for you about your collecting habits.

Simply put, we want to know more about what you collect and here are 10 questions we hope you’ll take a few minutes to answer.

See the rest of the questions after the jump.

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First Buzz: 2016-17 Upper Deck Series 2 hockey cards

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What: 2016-17 Upper Deck Series 2 hockey cards
Arrives:
 Feb. 15
Box basics: Six Young Guns and more in the mix in every 24-pack box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Upper Deck’s flagship hockey brand gets an update very soon with even more Young Guns, inserts and hits to be found inside its packs.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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First Buzz: 2016-17 O-Pee-Chee Platinum hockey cards

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What: 2016-17 O-Pee-Chee Platinum hockey cards
Arrives:
 March 15
Box basics: One autograph per 20-pack box (16 boxes per case via two inners)

What’s buzz-worthy: The rainbow of parallels returns once again with a modern-retro feel and some new touches that add to the overall legacy of the brand.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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First Buzz: 2016-17 Fleer Showcase hockey cards

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What: 2016-17 Fleer Showcase hockey cards
Arrives:
 March 1
Box basics: One autograph per 18-pack box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: This brand showcasing some of the memorable Fleer designs of the past has been reconfigured for a lower price while still offering plenty of the insert cards that collectors have come to expect.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Dec. 18)

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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: Nothing but breaks from around the collecting world.

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

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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: Discussions about the $27,000 Topps Transcendent and plenty more with breaks across the board.

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The 2016-17 Upper Deck Black Diamond hockey checklist is here + gallery (updated)

2016-17-Upper-Deck-Black-Diamond-hockey-booklet-relicThe wait for new hockey cards from Upper Deck is less than two weeks away but the mystery of what’s to come is now closer to over.

We now have our hands on the final checklist for 2016-17 Upper Deck Black Diamond hockey — and it’s right here.

Each box of this one will include six cards and you can learn more about the product in our First Buzz preview here.

Follow Buzz on Twitter @BlowoutBuzz or send email to BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com. 

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First Buzz: 2016-17 UD Ice

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What: 2016-17 UD Ice hockey cards
Arrives:
 March 29
Box basics: One autograph and one memorabilia or Exquisite card per six-pack box (20 boxes per case via two inners)

What’s buzz-worthy: In addition to the hits, this one will include two Ice Premieres Rookie Cards, a Sub Zero card and one more card from one of these sets — Ice Champions, World Juniors or Ice Premieres.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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Asking prices on Connor McDavid’s The Cup rookie patch autographs are kind of a big deal right now

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The Cup is here and the biggest rookie of them all is here, too, with big asking prices on eBay.

The rookie is, of course, Edmonton’s Connor McDavid and his rookie patch autos from Upper Deck’2015-16 The Cup are something in high demand. We all knew that would be the case months ago.

But, now that they are here, the asking prices on early finds are jaw-droppers.

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Gallery: 2016 Leaf Lumber Kings hockey cards

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Leaf Trading Cards‘ next high-end hockey brand arrives later this month and it includes memorabilia from some of the biggest names in the history of the game.

It’s 2016 Leaf Lumber Kings and it is set to arrive on Dec. 23 and to hold hockey fans over the company teased a number of its high-end inclusions online on Thursday.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Nov. 22)

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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: Another day of nothing but the breaks … with some variety.

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Need a 2015-16 The Cup hockey card checklist? It’s here … and so is a crazy memorabilia gallery, too

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The wait for The Cup is nearly over.

Upper Deck has released the final checklist for 2015-16 The Cup so that means we’re closer to the arrival of the high-end brand that marks the finale of a season on cardboard.

Keep reading for a glimpse at all 99 of Connor McDavid‘s rookie patch autos … and the full checklist.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Nov. 20)

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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: Impressive box breaks from a wide spectrum of collecting.

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First Buzz: 2017 President’s Choice Blue & White Centennial hockey

What: 2017 President’s Choice Blue & White Centennial hockey cards
Arrives: January
Box basics: Seven autographs and three memorabilia cards per box (five boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: The Toronto Maple Leafs’ 100th anniversary is coming soon and President’s Choice hockey cards will focus on that with this limited high-end release.

Keep reading for more as well as a full gallery of images released so far.

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Upper Deck readies Winter promo set for Small Business Saturday

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Upper Deck is encouraging collectors to hit their hobby shops on Small Business Saturday and as part of that it has created a bonus card set available to those who make a visit.

It’s the 2016 Upper Deck Winter promotion and it includes 10 top names in the game.

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

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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: Plenty of breaks — from Star Wars to MLB to NFL and even The Walking Dead.

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Black November Wave 4 is here — and here are five deals to consider

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If you hadn’t noticed, there are a number of boxes with discounted prices now over on the mothership as BlowoutCards.com’s Black November Wave 4 hits today.

Many of the discounts were dramatic enough that Buzz had to sit down and ponder the possibilities in many of the boxes and cases — and here are five boxes that caught this collector’s eye.

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The Cubs won the pennant — and plenty more — and the 1965 Topps pennant design is the home to the only Rookie Card for one of the World Series champions’ best (and under-appreciated) pitchers in Kyle Hendricks. That’s the easy guarantee from a set that’s loaded with Rookie Cards and has an autograph inside every box. Also big in this one? RCs and autographs for Mookie Betts, Jose Abreu, Billy Hamilton, and Jacob deGrom as well as cards for Masahiro Tanaka, Joe Panik, George Springer and more. With a discount now’s the time to pick one up.

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First Buzz: 2017 Leaf Masked Men hockey cards

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What: 2017 Leaf Masked Men hockey cards
Arrives: January/February
Box basics: Three autographs or memorabilia cards per six-card box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Leaf celebrates goaltenders with a mix of hits and Metal cards as part of a print-to-order release.

Keep reading for more as well as a full gallery of images released so far.

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Need a 2016-17 Upper Deck Series 1 hockey checklist? It’s here … along with a Young Guns gallery

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The flagship product for NHL fans arrives in just 11 days but the wait to find out who made the cut in 2016-17 Upper Deck Series 1 is over.

It ended with the arrival of the final checklist on Monday afternoon.

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First Buzz: 2016-17 SP Game-used hockey cards

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What: 2016-17 SP Game-used hockey cards
Arrives:
 Jan. 18, 2017
Box basics: One autograph or premium memorabilia card and three more autograph or memorabilia cards per six-card box (30 boxes per case via three inners)

What’s buzz-worthy: This one returns with a new configuration that includes four hits per bo with base cards, rookies and parallels filling those last two spots per box.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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

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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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Connor McDavid signs exclusive autographed memorabilia deal with Upper Deck Authenticated

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If you want an autographed Connor McDavid puck, jersey or photo in the future, there’s only one place to get it.

Upper Deck Authenticated.

This adds onto the overall deal for autographed trading cards that Upper Deck has had since McDavid was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers.

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First Buzz: 2016 Super Break Hockey Deluxe

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What: 2016 Super Break Hockey Deluxe
Arrives: Oct. 19
Box basics: Four blind-wrapped items per box. 

What’s buzz-worthy: Super Break’s first Hockey Deluxe offering includes cards and memorabilia and more all in one box.

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First Buzz: 2016-17 SPx hockey cards

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What: 2016-17 SPx hockey cards
Arrives:
 Feb. 1, 2017
Box basics: One autograph, one memorabilia and one “technology card” along with one additional type of those cards per four-pack box (10 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: SPx gets a revamp with one card per pack but each box assuring the rundown above as part of a new hockey season with some new features.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Oct. 9)

flawless-katThe 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: Flawless breaks, Star Wars cases, NFL & more.

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First Buzz: 2016 Leaf Jack Eichel Collection hockey cards

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What: 2016 Leaf Jack Eichel Collection hockey cards
Arrives: November
Box basics: One bonus autograph with each 30-card boxed set (20 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Leaf commemorates the rookie season of its exclusive hockey star with a boxed set that will deliver an autograph every time — and sometimes they will be parallels.

Keep reading for more.

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Gallery: 2016-17 Leaf Ultimate hockey one-timer patches

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There’s still plenty of time on the clock before the Nov. 11 arrival of 2016-17 Leaf Ultimate hockey, but that’s just more time to appreciate some of its inclusions.

Some pretty timeless inclusions.

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