Mario Lemieux Rookie Cards with Values

Mario Lemieux Rookie Cards with Values

With the 1st Overall Pick in the 1st Round of the 1984 NHL Entry, the Pittsburgh Penguins selected Mario Lemieux from the Laval Soisins Amateur Team. He was inducted into the NHL Hall of Fame in 1997 and has 2 official rookie cards and 3 rookie year alternates.

Rookie Cards of “The Great One” Wayne Gretzky

Rookie Cards of “The Great One” Wayne Gretzky

In 1978, Gretzky was the youngest leading scorer in the Junior League. By June of that same year, he signed with Indianapolis Racers of the World Hockey Association. He has two official rookie cards and no parallels since they didn’t exist back in 1979.

Rookie Card of Bobby Orr: The Greatest Offensive Defenseman to Play the Game

Rookie Card of Bobby Orr: The Greatest Offensive Defenseman to Play the Game

As early as age eight Bobby Orr played for the Oshawa Generals, which was a junior ice hockey league and was an NHL Bruins affiliate. Bobby grabbed the NHL’s attention by age 12. He has one official rookie card.

Rookie Card of the Beloved Phil Esposito

Rookie Card of the Beloved Phil Esposito

As a young man, Phil played hard enough to earn a spot onto the Minor League Teepees where he went on to impress the scouts of the Chicago Blackhawks and was given the chance at the pro level in the season of 1963-64. He has one official rookie card.

Martin Brodeur Rookie Cards

Martin Brodeur Rookie Cards

With the 20th Overall Pick in the 1st Round of the 1990 NHL Entry, the New Jersey Devils selected Martin Brodeur from St. Hyacinthe Lasers Amateur Team. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2018. And he has two official rookie cards with zero parallels.

Martin St. Louis Rookie Cards

Martin St. Louis Rookie Cards

My previous post was on All-Time Great, Marcel Dionne. The following day the NHL released the names of the 2018 Hall of Fame inductees. Martin St. Louis was one of those chosen for this years class. “Marti” and Marcel have one thing in common, their size. Marti St. Louis stands at 5′ 8″ tall and […]

Marcel Dionne Rookie Card

Marcel Dionne Rookie Card

Marcel Dionne, also known as, “The Little Beaver” was drafted 2nd overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1971 draft. He was affectionately given that nick-name because he was only 5′ 7″ tall. He was short but stocky. His super power ability was to weave through defenders at high speeds allowing him to be […]

Bobby Clarke Rookie Cards

Bobby Clarke Rookie Cards

Wanting to up my Hockey Greats category while watching my beloved Cubbies play Philadelphia, I was surprised to hear that the Phillies were in first place the week prior. I couldn’t help thinking that perhaps they found inspiration in the Eagles winning the Super Bowl. So I decided, why not keep the Philly theme going […]

Sergei Makarov Rookie Cards

Sergei Makarov Rookie Cards

At first glance one would ask, why would a player who only played 7 years in the NHL be inducted into the Hall of Fame? To me it didn’t seem like he did much but then it hit me; it’s called the Hockey Hall of Fame not the NHL Hall of Fame. When you look […]

Rogie Vachon Rookie Card

Rogie Vachon Rookie Card

Rogie Vachon had Bruce Lee like reflexes and hands. In his 16 year career as a goalie he never allowed a single goal on a penalty shot. This impressive statistical fact alone shows us what made him one of the greatest goaltenders of his day.

Eric Lindros Rookie Cards

Eric Lindros Rookie Cards

Legend has it that as a young teenager Eric Lindros played power forward and had a way of physically dominating players much older than he was. He was able to score quite frequently as well and these two attributes were at the core of his success. He had big man physical presence with the agility […]

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