Hockey Card Sets
Browse our database of hockey card sets which features set checklists, product highlights, reviews and hockey card price comparisons.
- 1910-1919 Hockey Cards
- 1920-1929 Hockey Cards
- 1930-1939 Hockey Cards
- 1940-1949 Hockey Cards
- 1950-1959 Hockey Cards
- 1960-1969 Hockey Cards
- 1970-1979 Hockey Cards
- 1980-1989 Hockey Cards
- 2008-2009 Hockey Cards
- 2009-2010 Hockey Cards
1958-59 Parkhurst Hockey has just 50 cards, all of which are limited to only the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs. Ralph Backstrom is the most significant rookie card.
1969-70 O-Pee-Chee Hockey features a distinct design and an expanded checklist of 231 cards. Tony Esposito and Serge Savard are the main rookies.
1955-56 Parkhurst Hockey is the sport’s only set of the year. Highlighting players from the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens, Jacques Plante is the key rookie card.
One of the most attractive sets of the era, 1971-72 O-Pee-Chee Hockey also has a loaded checklist. Ken Dryden, Guy Lafleur and Marcel Dionne are among the major rookie cards.
1975-76 O-Pee-Chee Hockey has one of the company’s simpler designs. The relatively tame checklist includes rookie cards of Clark Gillies and Harold Snepsts.
2011-12 In the Game Heroes & Prospects Update Hockey bookends ITG’s hockey season with a 50-card set featuring more youngsters from the CHL and AHL. The box set also comes with an autograph and game-used memorabilia card.
Ushering in the modern hockey card era, 1951-52 Parkhurst Hockey is one of the hobby’s all-time great sets. The first set in several years, the checklist is nearly all rookies, including Gordie Howe and Maurice Richard.
1977-78 O-Pee-Chee Hockey closely mirrors the same season’s Topps set. Although the design is somewhat uninspired, the checklist includes rookies of Mike Milbury and Paul Holmgren.
With Topps sitting out, 1982-83 O-Pee-Chee Hockey was the sport’s only major release. Key rookie cards include Grant Fuhr, Dale Hawerchuk and Ron Francis.
1911-12 C55 Hockey is one of the most important and readily collected sets of all-time. Key cards include Georges Vezina, Newsy LaLonde and Art Ross.
2011-12 Upper Deck The Cup Hockey sees the return of the ultra high-end brand. Every five-card tin comes with a Rookie Auto Patch card, a second autograph patch card and more.
1984-85 Topps Hockey sees the company return to the rink after a short absence. A strong rookie crop includes Steve Yzerman, Pat LaFontaine, Dave Andreychuk and Tom Barrasso.
Picking up where the previous year’s set left off, 1940-41 O-Pee-Chee V301-2 includes 50 players. The over-sized cards are highlighted by a sepia design. Several stars are on the checklist, including Milt Schmidt.
1986-87 Topps Hockey features a clean design with bright white borders. Although the Patrick Roy rookie is by far the key card, other first-year standouts include John Vanbiesbrouk and Wendel Clark.
1961-62 Parkhurst Hockey has a 51-card checklist that focuses solely on the Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings. Dave Keon is the only significant rookie in the colorful set.
Led by the Bobby Hull rookie card, 1958-59 Topps Hockey is one the company’s most memorable sets. The 66-card checklist also includes rookies of Eddie Shack and Ken Wharram.
1968-69 O-Pee-Chee Hockey marked the first time the Canadian company offered its own set to Canadians. Key rookies include Bernie Parent and Gary Unger.
The first major set of hockey cards, 1910 C56 Hockey predates that NHL. Key players include Newsy LaLonde, Cyclone Taylor and Art Ross.
1912-13 C57 Hockey is the final major hockey set of the tobacco era. Believed to have been produced by Imperial Tobacco, key cards include Georges Vezina and Cyclone Taylor.
Although not as desirable as its O-Pee-Chee cousin, 1985-86 Topps Hockey still carries a fair bit of clout thanks to the Mario Lemieux rookie. Other rookies include Kirk Muller and Kelly Hrudey.