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by In The Game Trading Cards - Tuesday, January 15, 2013
2012-13 Heroes & Prospects - Top Prospects

Tomorrow night is the annual Home Hardware Top Prospects Game in Halifax. Many of the players in tomorrow nights game are featured in 12-13 Heroes & Prospects including:

 

Nathan MacKinnon

 

Jonathan Drouin

Hunter Shinkaruk

Jordan Subban

Max Domi

Seth Jones

 

12-13 Heroes & prospects also features Home Hardware Top Prospects past players:

 

Jonathan Huberdeau

Radek Faska

Connor McDavid - Potential future Top Prospects player?


Click here to view 12-13 Heroes & Prospects Checklists

 

 



11-12 Heroes & Prospects - A couple of box breaks

by In The Game Trading Cards - Wednesday, February 22, 2012

11-12 Heroes & Prospects Box Review from our friends @ TraderRetreat: http://www.traderretreat.com/forum/hockey-reviews/123272-2011-12-game-heroes-prospects-hockey-hobby-box-review.html



 

Beckett Box Busters - 2011-12 ITG Heroes and Prospects



11-12 Heroes & Prospects Is Loaded!

by In The Game Trading Cards - Friday, February 03, 2012

In The Game is pleased to preview the 2011-12 Heroes and Prospects.

 

This is the 8th year that we have produced Heroes and Prospects and we're proud of the fact that Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin, John Tavares, Patrick Kane, Steven Stamkos, Evgeny Malkin and many more superstars had their first licensed card in Heroes and Prospects.

 

The line-up of Heroes and Prospects in this year's product will not disappoint.

 

BASE CARD SET This year Heroes and Prospects will feature an expanded 200-card Base Card set. Collectors asked us for more prospects from their favorite teams and we delivered.

 

 

Subsets include; Heroes, International Prospects, CHL Prospects, AHL Prospects, CHL Rookies, AHL Rookies, CHL Grads, AHL Grads and Tributes.

 

2011-12 Heroes and Prospects also pays tribute to four players whose careers and lives ended far to early. Derek Boogaard, Rick Rypien, Luc Bourdon and Wade Belak. RIP.

 

  

 

NON-MEMORABILIA INSERTS

There are five different Non-Memorabilia Insert subsets; Calder Cup Champions, Memorial Cup Champions, Family Ties, Tough Customers and Class of 2012.

 

 

 

 

For the Class of 2012 Redemption Program, collectors suggested we use player images instead of the way the Class of 2011 was produced, we listened.

 


 

AUTOGRAPH CARDS An outstanding Autograph Card checklist will be featured in 2011-12 Heroes and Prospects.

 

 

 

 

Heroes include; Henri Richard, Gordie Howe, Red Kelly, Teemu Selanne, Tony Amonte and more.

 

CHL Grads include; Ryan Getzlaff, Logan Couture, Cody Hodgson, Brad Marchand, Carey Price, Shea Weber, Dion Phaneuf and more.

 

AHL Grads include; Claude Giroux, Jimmy Howard, Mikku Koivu, Eric Staal, Patrice Bergeron. Loui Eriksson and more.

 

Autograph Cards are inserted 1 in every 8 packs. These odds are not guaranteed in any individual box but across the entire production run.

 

GAME-USED MEMORABILIA CARDS

Let's not for a moment forget what Heroes and Prospects is known for. Our authentic Game-Used Memorabilia Cards. This year's edition of Heroes and Prospects is as good as or better than ever. Featuring over 20 different subsets.

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

And how about some of the numerous 1/1 insert sets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Game-Used Memorabilia cards are inserted 1 in every 8 packs. These odds are not guaranteed in any individual box but across the entire production run.

 

Add to all of this our Made To Order program and I'm sure you will agree, this product is LOADED.

 

Collectors contact your In The Game dealer and dealers contact your In The Game Distributor.

 

Heroes and Prospects will be released February 23rd.



2011-2012 Heroes & Prospects - Preliminary Info

by In The Game Trading Cards - Wednesday, December 14, 2011
In The Game unveiled Heroes and Prospects during the 2004-05 season and it has become an annual hobby tradition that is set to enter its eighth straight year in 2011-12. Featuring the brightest prospects from the AHL and CHL along with legends from hockey's past and present, In The Game is in the process of putting together what we hope will be another winner!

 

This year, Heroes and Prospect will once again have a loaded base set and it is made up of 200 cards. It all begins with the Heroes subset that includes legends like Red Kelly, Mike Gartner and Tony Amonte and there are also be several International Prospects in the lineup as well. Many drafted prospects from the OHL, QMJHL and WHL are part of the CHL subset along with many youngsters who have a shot at being selected in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. On the AHL side, look for players who were among the league's top freshmen in 2010-11 like Luke Adam, Nazem Kadri and Robin Lehner.

For the third year in a row, Heroes and Prospects will also include AHL and CHL rookies as part of their base set. Look for hot young CHL talents like Max Domi, Mikhail Grigorenko and Curtis Lazar along with first-year pros like Carter Ashton, Zack Kassian and Andy Miele that are tearing up the AHL. Returning to to the base set in 2011-12 are the AHL and CHL Grads which looks back on many of today's hottest stars during their early days in the sport. Rounding out the base set are special Tribute cards which recognize the accomplishments of five players that the game has lost in recent years.

Autographs have been a staple of Heroes and Prospects since the start and this season's release is loaded up with signatures from many players who are sure to make an impact over the next few years. Look for some awesome certified signatures from promising talents like Griffin Reinhart and Sean Couturier in addition to shortprinted autographs from the Heroes and many CHL and AHL Grads. In The Game is also pleased to offer signatures from three of the players from the Tribute subset and they are sure to be cherished collectibles.

The lineup of Game-Used Memorabilia cards for this season is still in the development stages, but that doesn't mean that we can't leak a few details at this time. As always, look for Game-Used Jersey, Number and Emblem cards along with Autograph versions plus collector favorites like the ever-popular Complete Logo, SUBWAY Super Series and CHL Top Prospects Game sets.

Non-memorabilia inserts will also be a big part of this year's release and you can count on the annual Calder Cup and Memorial Cup Champions in addition to some new concepts that are sure to turn some heads.


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