Hockey Card Sets
Browse our database of hockey card sets which features set checklists, product highlights, reviews and hockey card price comparisons.
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1974-75 O-Pee-Chee Hockey has a deep rookie lineup that includes Denis Potvin, Lanny McDonald and Bob Gainey. It also has the first cards of legendary coaches Don Cherry and Scotty Bowman. The expanded checklist reflects the NHL’s expansion.
Despite a small checklist of 21 skip-numbered cards 1933-34 V288 Hamilton Gum Hockey represents a challenge for completists. Every card has four color tint variations.
2012-13 O-Pee-Chee Hockey is a playful release that challenges collectors to have fun with their cards. New stickers and pop-up cards add a traditional interactive element. The design has also been overhauled and game-used cards have been replaced by a challenging set of Team Logo Patches.
Anchored by the Patrick Roy rookie card, 1986-87 O-Pee-Chee Hockey has another loaded checklist. Other notable rookies include John Vanbiesbrouck and Wendel Clark.
One of several hockey card sets issued with gum that year, 1933-34 V357 Ice Kings Hockey remains popular today, in part, because of its close ties to the Goudey brand. Howie Morenz and Charlie Conacher are among the key players in the set.
1984-85 O-Pee-Chee Hockey has one of the most impressive rookie card lineups of the decade. Led by Steve Yzerman, other key cards include rookies of Chris Chelios, Tom Barrasso, Cam Neely, Pat LaFontaine and Doug Gilmour.
One of the last hockey card sets distributed via tobacco products, 1924-25 C144 Champ’s Cigarettes is a relatively tough set to find today. Notable players include Georges Vezina ad Howie Morenz.
2011-12 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Hockey is a hits-heavy release boasting an autograph, numbered memorabilia card and numbered rookie card in every single-pack box. Highlights include multiple levels of patch cards, autographed memorabilia and 1997 Legends Signatures.
1976-77 O-Pee-Chee WHA Hockey marked the third straight year a set for the upstart league was made. Without any key rookie cards, Gordie Howe and Bobby Hull lead single-card sales.
With competition from Topps for the first time, 1954-55 Parkhurst Hockey features lots of colorful action images and a 100-card checklist. The key rookie in the set is legendary goaltender, Johnny Bower.
1933-34 V252 Canadian Gum Hockey was one of the sport’s first sets to come with gum. The set also had a game component that left many cards with cut bottoms. Key players include Howie Morenz and Charlie Conacher.
Mario Lemieux and Al MacInnis rookie cards lead a stacked 1985-86 O-Pee-Chee Hockey checklist. Over the years, the strong lineup and clean design have made it one of the best sports card sets of the 1980s.
1924 V145-2 Hockey features many of the game’s top stars at the time. Included on the checklist are the likes of Georges Vezina, Howie Morenz and King Clancy. The greenish tint on card fronts help differentiate them from V145-1 cards.
1977-78 O-Pee-Chee WHA Hockey is the final set the card maker produced for the failing league. The set has a smaller checklist than in years past and no major rookie cards.
One of the earliest hockey card sets, 1923 V145-1 Hockey features many of the game’s top stars at the time. Included on the checklist are the likes of Georges Vezina, Howie Morenz and King Clancy.
Introduced as a candy premium, 1924 V130 Maple Crispette Hockey doubled as a collect and win contest for a pair of skates. The 30-card set has one extreme short print as well as key stars like Howie Morenz and Georges Vezina.
Continuing from where the V304A set left off, 1933-34 O-Pee-Chee Hockey features a similar design. However, these 24 cards are considered much rarer, commanding strong amounts on the secondary market.
Although 1972-73 O-Pee-Chee Hockey doesn’t have a headline rookie, the set still boasts a solid veteran core that includes Bobby Orr, Bobby Hull and Ken Dryden.
For ice collectors, 1983-84 O-Pee-Chee Hockey is the only major option for the year. Key rookies include Steve Larmer, Bernie Nicholls and Scott Stevens.
The 1981-82 O-Pee-Chee Hockey has one of the best rookie lineups ever for a sports card set. First-year cards include Paul Coffey, Jarri Kurri, Denis Savard and Larry Murphy.