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Spring Expo Plans

by In The Game Trading Cards - Wednesday, April 16, 2014
In The Game is pleased to present to collectors our 2014 Spring Expo Redemption Program

Collectors who open boxes of qualifying products at the Redemption Centre at In The GameLand will receive the special redemption cards noted below. 

 Redeem boxes of 2013-14 Between The Pipes for specially stamped 1/1 Game-Used Memorabilia cards from this years product. 

  13BTP-BoxMock 
BTP13-CJ_Roy_14SEx   

BTP13-MMG_Varlamov_14SEx 

 Redeem boxes of 2013-14 Heroes and Prospects for specially stamped 1/1 Game-Used Memorabilia cards from this year’s product.

Box

13HP-CJ_McDavid_14SEx  13HP-HeroProspect_14SEx 

 Redeem boxes of In The Game-Used for Spring Expo exclusive Team ITG Authentic Game-Used Memorabilia cards. These cards will only be available at the 2014 Spring Expo. 

ITGU-Box-3D-Mock 

14SEx-TeamITG_63 14SEx-TeamITG_98 

 Redeem boxes of Lord Stanley’s Mug for Spring Expo exclusive Lord Stanley's Mug Decades Authentic Game-Used Memorabilia cards. These cards will only be available at the 2014 Spring Expo.
LSM-Box-Mock

14SEx-LSMDecades_05   14SEx-LSMDecades_112 

 All In The Game Redemption Program Rules apply for the Spring Expo Program. 

Collectors breaking product at In The GameLand should ask the ITG staff for information on becoming an ITG VIP Guest to the Customer Appreciation Night being held May 3, 2014 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Complete information on the In The Game Appreciation Night will be posted on my blog next week. 

 Meet special guests; Wendel Clark, Pete Rose, Sam Bennett and Jayna Hefford. There will be a lot more going on at In The GameLand during the Spring Expo.

Special Spring Expo Guest - Pete Rose

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Pete Rose will be appearing at In The GameLand on Sunday May 4th. The tentative time for the signing is 1:00 PM. 

Here are the costs for autographs only: $59 flats/balls/caps $79 bats/jerseys/artwork $20 basic inscriptions (Accomplishments or personalizations only) Tickets for signing will be on sale at 

In The GameLand Marketplace. Come and meet a baseball legend and a true Sport King - Pete Rose

Play Deal or No Deal for valuable ITG prizes. Deal or No Deal is sponsored by Prince Wholesale. 

 Participate in the In The Game Gives A Sheet draws. 

 View the Lord Stanley's Mug vintage game-used equipment display. Gretzky Helmet

 Game-Used Wayne Gretzky Edmonton Oilers Helmet


Gordie Howe Game-Used Detroit Red Wings Jersey


Bobby Orr Game-Used Boston Bruins Jersey


  In The GameLand is the place to be during the 2014 Spring Expo.      


Celebrate With In The Game

by In The Game Trading Cards - Saturday, April 12, 2014
Saturday May 3rd is the date for In The Game's Customer Appreciation Night. 

Collectors breaking a qualifying amount of product at In The GameLand on Friday and Saturday of the upcoming Spring Expo, can receive a VIP Guest invitation to the event. It's going to be fun with a chance for a meet and greet (autograph and photo) with our special guests along with  many collectible gifts and potential raffle prizes. 

 We are pleased that the #1 rated North American Skater in the upcoming 2014 NHL Draft, Sam Bennett will be a guest at the In The Game Customer Appreciation Night.

  Bennett-3 

Also joining us for this special evening will be one of Toronto's favorites - Wendel Clark.

  Wendel Clark

 "The heart and sole of the Toronto Maple Leafs for many years, we are pleased this long standing Team ITG member has agreed to join us. Wendel will be signing for our VIP Guests and taking photographs with them as well." Also attending the party will be Canadian Gold Medal Women's Hockey veteran Jayna Hefford.

Jayna Hefford 

 Jayna will also be available for autographs and photographs for our VIP Guests. And let's not forget our guest of honor, Charlie Hustle - Pete Rose.

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Pete will be available to sign a special commemorative 5" x 7" card  and pose photos for our VIP Guests. 

Prince Wholesale will be sponsoring a super version of Deal or No Deal with extremely valuable prizes on the line. The party will take place Saturday May 3rd from 7:00 - 9:00 pm

More details on the party and more special guests will be announced between now and the Spring Expo. 

There will be special gifts for all those attending with many prizes and raffles taking place during the evening. 

Collectors can become VIP Guests by breaking In The Game products at In The GameLand during the Spring Expo. Details will follow in future blogs.

It is going to be great party with great prizes and gifts for all our guests.


Introduction to Lord Stanley's Mug

by In The Game Trading Cards - Thursday, April 10, 2014
There are many different names for the prize for professional hockey supremacy. 

The Stanley Cup, The Holy Grail, simply The Cup and as we refer to it, Lord Stanley's Mug

In The Game, Inc. is pleased to introduce you to our upcoming tribute to the long history of the The Stanley Cup. This trophy is one of the most important trophies in sport and this product is the culmination of several years of work to honor this history of Lord Stanley's Mug as it should be honored.
 

Each box of Lord Stanley's Mug will contain 12 cards. Two Hard-Signed Autograph cards, three Authentic Game-Used Memorabilia cards, one History of Lord Stanley's Mug Non-Memorabilia inserts* and six Premium Foil Base cards.
 
* A version of the History Of Lord Stanley's Mug cards will be part of a redemption for autographed miniature Stanley Cups.

Premium Base Cards

The Base Cards for Lord Stanley's Mug produced utilizing In The Game's stunning new foil technology.
There are 100 different cards in the Base Card checklist, each card represents a different Stanley Cup Winning player. 

LSM-Base_Brimsek  LSM-Base_Cournoyer  LSM-Base_Coffey
 

Authentic Autograph Cards

The most important and historical product ever produced deserves to have the most comprehensive Authentic Autograph Card checklist In The Game has ever produced. 

The 250+ card Authentic Autograph Card checklist features only Stanley Cup winning players. 

Each card designates a different Stanley Cup winning year and every card is hard-signed with no redemptions

LSM-Auto_Forsberg  LSM-Auto_Howe  LSM-Auto_HullBob 
 
LSM-Auto_Keon     LSM-Auto_Lemieux 
LSM-Auto_Lidstrom   LSM-Auto_Messier_EDM 
   LSM-Auto_Messier_NYR     LSM-Auto_Roy 
LSM-Auto_Yzerman   LSM-Auto-Coffey

History of Lord Stanley's Mug Insert Set

The non-memorabilia insert set featured in this product is a 45-card set entitled, History of Lord Stanley's Mug.
These cards describe the history of Lord Stanley's Mug from its inception to today. 

It is a must for any hockey card collector. 
LSM-History-01   LSM-History-21
LSM-History-24   LSM-History-35 
LSM-History-41 LSM-History-45
I hope you agree with me that these cards look amazing.

Lord Stanley's Mug Authentic Game-Used Memorabilia Cards


Cup Winner-Limited  Cup Winning Goal-Hull 
Cup Record 
Cup Rivals Dual  Cup Rival-Quad
Hoisting The Cup-Lidstrom  Mug Shot-Messier
Back To Back Cups-Morenz 
Legendary Cup Moments-Bourque
 
Mega Patch-Roy   Ring Leaders

These are some the greatest memorabilia cards we have ever produced. A tribute to the Stanley Cup deserves the best.
The Release Date for this product is May 2, 2014

This product is a must for every serious hockey card collector, it's is hockey history in a box. 


In The Game Hustling For Your Business

by In The Game Trading Cards - Friday, March 28, 2014

Weird title for a post? 


Not really. A couple of weeks ago, I blogged to hold the date for In The Game's Customer Appreciation party and here is the first of many newsworthy announcements about the party. Charlie Hustle - Pete Rose will be the guest of honor at our Customer Appreciation Party.


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Pete Rose will be available for autographs and photos for our VIP Guests. And don't forget Pete's Canadian connection.

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Also attending the party will be Canadian Gold Medal Women's Hockey veteran Jayna Hefford.

  Jayna Hefford 

Jayna will also be available for autographs and photographs for our VIP Guests. 

The party will take place Saturday May 3rd from 7:00 - 9:00 pm. More details on the party and more special guests will be announced between now and the Spring Expo.

 Collectors can become VIP Guests by breaking In The Game products at In The GameLand during the Spring Expo. 

It is going to be great with great prizes and gifts for all our guests. 

 Brian Price  


In The Game-Used Is Coming

by In The Game Trading Cards - Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Although it might be ten years in the making, the newest version of In The Game-Used is just weeks away from it's release - March 27, 2014

 Each box will contain 4 Authentic Game-Used Memorabilia Cards:
  • 1  Single Game-Used Memorabilia card;
  • 1  Dual Game-Used Memorabilia card;
  • 1  Triple Game-Used Memorabilia card; and
  • 1  Quad Game-Used Memorabilia card.
ITGU-OneKind_Crawford  Jagr

Horvat  ITGU-VintQuad_02 

What would you think if you got the four cards above in your box of In The Game-Used? How about a box of In The Game-Used that contained the 4 cards below.

4. Kick Save  11. Teammates

16. Stats Leader   24. Complete Jersey 

Try another potential box, how about the four cards below? 

2. Captain-C  32. Rocket Richard Trophy Winner

14. Guarding The Net   20. International Influence 

Get the picture or pictures? Each box of In The Game-Used will feature four incredible Authentic Game-Used Memorabilia cards featuring the memorabilia that In The Game is famous for. One more potential box of In The Game-Used.

Vintage Memorabilia   10. Classic Scraps

Goalie Gear  19. Rivals 

In The Game-Used releases March 27, 2014 order yours now. 

PS: RIP Ron Murphy a great hockey player and a really nice guy. He will be missed.


ITG USED: These Cards Belong In A Museum

by In The Game Trading Cards - Wednesday, March 05, 2014
In The Game-Used will be released on March 27, 2014. It has been 10 years since the last edition of In The Game-Used and let me assure you that this product is worth the ten year wait. 

Each box features 4 Authentic Game-Used Memorabilia cards. 1 Single Memorabilia card, 1 Dual Memorabilia card, 1 Triple Memorabilia card and 1 Quad Memorabilia card. 

It was difficult to pick a Quad Memorabilia insert set to display in this gallery since they are all so stunning but you can never go wrong with Vintage Quad Memorabilia. 

So here are a few samples of the Vintage Quad Memorabilia insert set from In The Game-Used. 

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Georges Vezina/Paddy Moran/Frank Nighbor/Cyclone Taylor


ITGU-VintQuad_02

Newsy Lalonde/Clint Benedict/Jack Adams/Frank Patrick


ITGU-VintQuad_03

Howie Morenz/King Clancy/Aurel Joliat/Ace Bailey


ITGU-VintQuad_04

George Hainsworth/Tiny Thompson/Charlie Gardiner/Roy Worters


These cards should be in a hockey museum. But they are not, they are in boxes of In The Game-Used and can be in your collection.

No one but In The Game could make these cards, no one.


Order your box of In The Game-Used from your dealer or your case from your distributor, they won't last long.



ITG USED Past Present and Future

by In The Game Trading Cards - Monday, March 03, 2014

We have posted two galleries to date, a Single Memorabilia - One Of A Kind and a Dual Memorabilia - On The Move


Here is the third gallery from the Triple Memorabilia inserts in In The Game-Used - Past, Present and Future. These cards are not mock-ups, they are scans of actual cards that have been produced and are ready for insertion into the product. 

Each box of In The Game-Used features 4 Authentic Game-Used Memorabilia cards. One Single Memorabilia card, one Double Memorabilia card, one Triple Memorabilia card and one Quad Memorabilia card. 

Here is the Past, Present and Future Gallery;

  Bennett   Ekblad 
 
  Draisaitl   Dal Colle 
 
Horvat   Gautier 

Fleury 

In The Game-Used will be released on March 27, 2014

Order yours now and don't get shut-out.


In The Game-Used Gallery Part Two

by In The Game Trading Cards - Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Here is the second of the galleries featuring  the incredible cards inserted into In The Game-Used - ten years in the making. 

This gallery will feature an inert set from the Dual Game-Used Memorabilia cards - On The Move

This insert set features traded players with authentic pieces of game-used memorabilia from both of the teams involved in the trade. The checklist includes; Jaromir Jagr, Mark Messier, Tony Amonte,  Curtis Joseph, Patrick Roy, Pavel Bure, Al MacInnis, Teemu Selanne and Felix Potvin to name a few. 

 Here's the gallery. 

Bourque   Bure   Dionne

Jagr   Lindros   Luongo

MacInnis   McDonald   Phaneuf

Potvin   Roy   Sittler 

All of the cards in this gallery are not mock-ups but scans of actual completed cards, hope you like them. 

The next gallery will feature cards from the Triple Game-Used Memorabilia inserts. 

In The Game-Used will be released on March 27, 2014. 

 Order your now.


In The Game Gallery - One Of A Kind

by In The Game Trading Cards - Thursday, February 20, 2014

Over the next few weeks we will be unveiling galleries of the different insert sets from our upcoming In The Game-Used product. In The Game-Used will be released on March 27, 2014.   Click here for more information on ITG USED 


Each box will contain four Authentic Game-Used Memorabilia Cards (one Single Memo card, one Dual Memo card, one Triple Memo card and one Quad Memo card). The first gallery is part of the Single Memorabilia Game-Used cards.


One Of A Kind

Each card in this insert set is a 1/1. 

ITGU-OneKind_Thornton   ITGU-OneKind_Selanne

ITGU-OneKind_Sakic   ITGU-OneKind_Roy 
ITGU-OneKind_Reinhart   ITGU-OneKind_Oates
ITGU-OneKind_Crawford   ITGU-OneKind_Bure  
    ITGU-OneKind_Belfour  26. One Of A Kind-Messier 

Well what do you think of these? We are proud of each and every one of them. The next gallery will be from the Dual Game-Used Memorabilia card inserts.

Stay tuned and enjoy collecting.


How Game-Used Memorabilia Cards Should Look

by In The Game Trading Cards - Tuesday, February 18, 2014
There are game-used memorabilia cards and there are In The Game Authentic Game-Used Memorabilia cards. 

We have been waiting ten years to bring back In The Game-Used and on March 27, 2014 the wait will be over. 

Here is a gallery of some of great cards you can find in boxes of In The Game-Used. Each box will have one Single Game-Used Memorabilia card, one Dual Game-Used Memorabilia card, one Triple Game-Used Memorabilia card and one Quad Game-Used Memorabilia card.

 

Single Game-Used Memorabilia Cards

ITGU-CaptC_Sakic   ITGU-KickSave_Price  

26. One Of A Kind-Messier   29. AutoThread-Price

Dual Game-Used Memorabilia Cards

ITGU-Teammates_Edmonton   ITGU_RichardTW_Bure  

7. On The Move   ITGU-Enshrined_HoweBeliveau 

Triple Game-Used Memorabilia Cards

ITGU-StatLdr_CHNLPR   ITGU-Decades_PRMSEB  

ITGU-PastPresentFuture_01   14. Guarding The Net

Quad Game-Used Memorabilia Cards

24. Complete Jersey   20. International Influence  

18. Quad All-Star Jersey   ITGU-Rivals_FMTHJBHR ITGU-CupBattles_BCBBPEJB 

We have never been more excited about the release of an In The Game product. I hope you feel the same way. Order yours now.


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