First Buzz: 2017-18 Leaf Ultimate Hockey cards

What: 2017-18 Leaf Ultimate Hockey cards
Arrives: February
Box basics: Three autographs or memorabilia cards per box (12 boxes per case)
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What’s buzz-worthy: Leaf cuts its box sizes in half and doubles the boxes in each case for this  high-end celebration of the action on the ice — and new this year will be Leaf Ultimate Choice redemption cards that allow collectors to pick their 1/1 from an elite and always-changing list of cards.

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Leaf readies promo cards that pack some punch for this year’s NSCC

Leaf Trading Cards has revealed its plans for promo cards, wrapper redemptions and more at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention and it’s got two of the biggest names in fighting facing off on its cardboard at the show.

Anyone who opens a box of Leaf cards at the booth will be entered into a daily drawing to win one of five Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor dual autograph cards made for the show.

While that daily drawing will be one for only a few, it’s not the only Mayweather-McGregor card to be found in Chicago.

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First Buzz: 2016-17 In The Game Heroes & Prospects hockey cards

What: 2016-17 In The Game Heroes & Prospects hockey cards
Arrives: May 31
Box basics: 15 autographs or memorabilia cards per box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Leaf takes to the ice with some of the biggest prospects in the game as well as some of the biggest stars of the past in this nothing-but-the-hits release that is its finale for Canadian Hockey League cardboard.

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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.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (June 24)

FlawlessThe 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 baseball, Flawless soccer, The National, one kid’s strong first wax box, Nolan Patrick exclusivity & 10 packs, 10 Joe Namath autos.

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Leaf Trading Cards signs exclusive with NHL prospect Nolan Patrick

Nolan-PatrickNolan Patrick is the front-runner to be the top overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft and the only place you’ll find his autographs between now and then — and then after that — will be with Leaf Trading Cards.

“Leaf could not be more pleased to work closely with Nolan Patrick going forward. Nolan is an exceptional talent and is likely to be one of the NHL’s brightest stars for years to come,” said Leaf CEO Brian Gray. “I saw this as a can’t-miss opportunity for our brands. I couldn’t be more excited about working with Nolan and the team from Titan Sports Management on this long-term relationship.”

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