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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Today in Penguins History (11/7/19)

Hockey fans, especially those in southern California, will probably remember the first game played by the Ducks on October 8, 1993 against the Detroit Red Wings.  But on this day in 1993, the newly created Mighty Ducks of Anaheim played their very 1st NHL game against the mighty Penguins.


Thursday, October 31, 2019

New Episode of the Puck Junk Podcast

On this week's Puck Junk Podcast, Sal and I discuss this years 2019-20 O-Pee-Chee release as well as the latest in the instant cards/stickers by Upper Deck and Topps.  I also go through a few high ticket items that sold this week on Ebay.  Check it out for your HOCKEY HOBBY FIX!!


Friday, October 18, 2019

Today in Penguins History 10/18/2014


Today in Penguins history back in 2014, Sidney Crosby scored his 500th NHL assist on home ice against the New York Islanders.  The Penguins won the game 3-1 at Consol and Crosby was the first star of the game.


Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Puck Junk Podcast 10/15/19

This week on the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal and I discuss some new releases and what I consider a debacle on the release of Panini Score Hockey in their direct to consumer format. 

We also review the 2019-20 Upper Deck Artifacts release and get to talk with Upper Deck Brand Manager, Tony Siriani.  He brings some great insight into the creation and design of the product. 


Check it out over here...

Friday, October 11, 2019

Today in Penguins History (10/11/67)

1988-89 Panini Sticker #322

On this day in Penguins history, the first ever game by the newly christened expansion Pittsburgh Penguins was played at the Civic Arena.  While not part of the Original 6 franchises, the Penguins were one of the Next 6 brought into the league to start the 1967-68 season.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Puck Junk Podcast - Yes, That's Two In A Row

The new episode of the Puck Junk Podcast is live and ready to share.  In this weeks episode, Sal and I discuss our favorite hockey card set that we wish could make a comeback (just like we did last week).  We also tackle the new Topps NOW stickers, the 2019-20 Leaf Superlative set, and some "too rich for my blood" sales of hockey cards online. 

Check this weeks' episode out.