Grizzly Sports Cards gives Hockey Card Collectors a chance to bring Home The Cup

August 12, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News
Mississauga, ON (PRLEAP) August 12, 2006 – After a one year hiatus, the NHL returned to the Ice in 2005/06 and hungry hockey card collectors couldn’t have been happier, eating up everything from Upper Deck Series One to Black Diamond to SPx. Even so, serious collectors have been demanding a high-end hockey card release from “the Year of the Rookie” and Upper Deck’s 2005/06 Ultimate Collection Hockey proved to be merely an appetizer. For these collectors the wait is over, as Grizzly Sports Cards ( ), the Largest Canadian Online Sports Card Store brings them the most exquisite hockey card set of this year, Upper Deck’s 2005/06 The Cup.

Featuring the likes of super rookies: Sidney Crosby, Alexander Ovechkin, Dion Phaneuf and Henrik Lundqvist Upper Deck’s The Cup not only is the best set of 2005/06, but could prove to be the most sought after hockey card set ever. Delivered in a four card custom metal embossed tin, The Cup includes one regular card, one autographed rookie patch card numbered to 199 or less, another autographed patch card numbered to 99, and could include: an autographed press plate; a non-autographed press plate, a signed jersey card, signed card, autographed rookie card (non-patch), a rookie card parallel, or a regular card parallel.

Also included are four unique inserts featuring pressplates, both signed and unsigned, in Rookie Masterpiece, Autographed Rookie Masterpiece The Cup Masterpiece and Autographed The Cup Masterpiece – each numbered to one!

Widely speculated for months prior to its release, the Upper Deck Company has carefully managed The Cup, “limiting the print runs to ensure the highest long-term collectibility and value for the consumer, ” according to Josh Zusman, Hockey Brand Manager for Upper Deck

“This set is Red Hot and set to pop, much like the Lebron James, Dwayne Wade led 2003/04 Ultimate Collection basketball,” believes Martin Richards, Grizzly Sports Cards Director of Purchasing. “In terms of long term value this will be the set to collect from this year’s impressive rookie class.”

About Grizzly Sports Cards
Grizzly Sports Cards carries one of the widest selections of factory sealed sports card boxes available on the Internet. Collectors can find rare as well as new boxes of hockey, baseball, basketball, football and golf cards. Along with 2005/06 Upper Deck’s The Cup, Grizzly Sports Cards also carries all of the major hockey card releases from this year as well as factory sealed Hockey wax boxes dating back to 80s. For more information on The Cup visit: