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2021-22 SPx Hockey Cards

2021-22 SPx Hockey Cards

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With two hits and two tech cards per box, 2021-22 SPx Hockey remains a quick NHL collecting break.

This advertised Hobby box output differs slightly from 2020-21, which averaged two to three hits per box. These cards can be autographs, relics or autographed relics.

See also: 2020-21 SPx Hockey Cards

2021-22 SPx Hockey Base / Inserts

Per Upper Deck, "SPx is a premium product at a bargain price." The true base set offers 100 cards that are all numbered to 299.

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Joining the base set are tech inserts Shadow Box Rookies (1:25) and Shadow Box Veterans (1:70). These incorporate an acetate top layer and Spectrum Light F/X technology.

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Other choices include Finite Rookies (#/399) and the all-new Radiance F/X (1:8.5), which also pairs acetate with Spectrum Light F/X.

Finite Rookies

  • Base - #/399
  • Gold - #/299
  • Green - #/199
  • Platinum - #/99
  • Silver Spectrum - #/75
  • Gold Spectrum - #/35
  • Green Spectrum - #/15
  • Platinum Spectrum - 1/1
Radiance F/X

  • Base - 1:8.5
  • Red - #/150
  • Gold - #/50
  • Green - #/25
  • Purple - 1/1

2021-22 SPx Hockey Autographs / Relics

With two premium hits falling per box, the 2021-22 SPx Hockey checklist rolls in many autographs and relics. Up first is the hit base lineup that extends the main card series.

2021-22 SPx Hockey Base Autograph/Relic Parallels Breakdown

Base Auto / Auto Relic

  • Base Auto - 1:32
  • Base Patch Auto - #'d
  • Base Premium Patch Auto - 1/1
Base Relic

  • Base Jersey Relic (1:25)

Of course, the rookies also get in on the action with Rookie Autograph Jersey (#/375 or less) and Rookie Jersey (1:14). The cards contain player-worn memorabilia.

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2021-22 SPx Hockey Rookie Autograph/Relic Parallels Breakdown

Rookie Autograph Jersey

  • Rookie Auto Jersey  (Tier 1) - #/375
    • Spectrum - #/65
    • Patch - #/35
  • Rookie Auto Jersey (Tier 2) - #/175
    • Spectrum - #/35
    • Patch - #/25
  • Rookie Auto Jersey  (Tier 3) - #/75
    • Spectrum - #/25
    • Patch - #/10
    • Spectrum Patch - 1/1
Rookie Jersey

  • Base - 1:14
  • Gold Spectrum - #/99
  • Patch - #/35
  • Gold Spectrum Patch - 1/1

That's just the tip of the iceberg for 2021-22 SPx Hockey. Returning sets include the hard-signed Shadow Box Autographs (#/175 or less).

Super Scripts highlights top veterans (1:30) and rookies (1:60).

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SPx Signatures also features veteran (1:60) and rookie (1:150) talent. In addition, the Radiance F/X Autographs (#'d) line adds more rarity to the new insert.

2021-22 SPx Hockey Autograph Parallels Breakdown

Shadow Box Auto

  • Shadow Box Rookies (Tier 1) - #/175
  • Shadow Box Rookies (Tier 2) - #/75
  • Shadow Box Rookies (Tier 3) - #/35
  • Shadow Box Veterans (Tier 1) - #/99
  • Shadow Box Rookies (Tier 2) - #/25
SPx Signatures 

  • SPx Signatures  - 1:60
  • SPx Signatures Gold - #/15
  • SPx Rookie Signatures  - 1:150
  • SPx Rookie Signatures  Gold - #'d

Super Scripts

  • Super Scripts - 1:30
  • Super Scripts Gold - #/25
  • Rookie Super Scripts - 1:60
  • Rookie Super Scripts Gold - #'d

From there, chase SPx Signature Fabrics, numbered to 49 or less, and serial-numbered Winning Materials Autographs cards.

2021-22 SPx Hockey Auto Relic Parallels Breakdown

SPx Signature Fabrics

  • Tier 1 - #/49
    • Spectrum - #/25
    • Patch - #/10
  • Tier 2 - #/25
    • Spectrum - #/10
    • Patch - #/5
  • Tier 3 - #/10
    • Spectrum - #/5
    • Patch - #/3
    • Patch Spectrum - 1/1
Winning Materials Auto

  • Base - #'d
    • Premium - #'d
  • Combos - 1:115
    • Premium  -#'d

As for memorabilia, the 2021-22 SPx Hockey selection includes Double XL Materials Duos (#/99 or less), with game-worn swatches, as well as Extravagant Materials (1:65), SPx Jersey (1:48), and Winning Materials (1:33).

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2021-22 SPx Hockey Relic Parallels Breakdown

Double XL Materials Duos

  • Double XL (Tier 1) - #/99
  • Double XL Premium (Tier 1) - #/10
  • Double XL (Tier 2) - #/49
  • Double XL Premium (Tier 2) - #/5

Extravagant Materials

  • Extravagant  - 1:65
  • Extravagant Premium - #'d
SPx Jersey

  • Base - 1:48
  • Gold Spectrum - #/65
  • Patch - #/25
  • Gold Spectrum Patch - 1/1

Winning Materials

  • Base - 1:33
  • Premium - #'d
  • Combos - 1:115
  • Combos Premium  -#'d

2021-22 Upper Deck UD Black Hockey Set Details

A favorite move from Upper Deck is to release an established brand into another product. SPx has been the official home of UD Black for years now and 2021-22 SPx Hockey continues that tradition.

The main Obsidian Rookies (#/349) insert has Gold (#/99) and Purple (#/25) parallels.

Autographs enter the fray with Lustrous Rookie Signatures (#/299 or less), Obsidian Scripts (1:100) and Obsidian Scripts Rookies (1:200).

2021-22 UD Black Hockey Autograph Parallels Breakdown

Lustrous Rookies Signatures

  • Lustrous Rookies (Tier 1) - #/299
  • Lustrous Rookies (Tier 2) - #/199
  • Lustrous Rookies (Tier 3) - #/99
  • Gold  - #/25
  • Purple - 1/1
Obsidian Scripts

  • Obsidian Scripts (1:100)
    • Gold - #'d
    • Purple - 1/1
  • Obsidian Scripts Rookies (1:200)
    • Gold - #'d
    • Purple - 1/1

RPA fans can check out Lustrous Rookies Patch Autographs (#/125 or less), as well.

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On top of that, adventurous collectors can hunt down the contrasting Clarity Variant (#/15).

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The Pride of a Nation Patch Autographs (#/99 or less) set combines manufactured relics with an on-card signature.

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2021-22 UD Black Hockey Patch Auto Parallels Breakdown

Lustrous Rookies Patch Auto

  • Lustrous Rookies (Tier 1) - #/125
  • Lustrous Rookies (Tier 2) - #/75
  • Spectrum  - 1/1
  • Clarity - #/15
  • Clarity Spectrum  - #/5
Pride of a Nation Patch Auto

  • Pride of a Nation (Tier 1) - #/99
  • Pride of a Nation (Tier 2) - #/25
  • Rookies (Tier 1) - #/99
  • Rookies (Tier 2) - #/49
  • Pride of a Nation Spectrum - 1/1

Switching to the memorabilia, collect UD Black relics via Obsidian Jersey (#/249) and Obsidian Rookies Jersey (#/399).

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The Pride of a Nation (#/99) cards display a manufactured flag patch from the player's country of birth.

2020-21 UD Black Hockey Relic Parallels Breakdown

Pride of a Nation

  • Base Patch - #/99
  • Spectrum - 1/1

Pride of a Nation Rookies

  • Base Patch - #/99
  • Spectrum - 1/1
Obsidian Jersey

  • Base - #/249
  • Gold Patch - #'d
  • Purple Patch - 1/1

Obsidian Rookies Jersey 

  • Base - #/399
  • Gold Patch - #/35
  • Purple Patch - 1/1

Estimated Release Date: March 16, 2022
Product Configuration: 1 card per pack, 4 packs per box, 20 boxes per case (2 inners)

2021-22 SPx Hockey Hobby Box Break Average

  • 2 Autograph/Relic/Auto Relic Cards

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These are mock-up images and not final cards. Designs and contents are subject to change. 

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2021-22 SPx Hockey Checklist

The checklist will be added as soon as it is available.

 

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Each Hobby box is slated to have:

  • 2-3 Autographs and/or Relics

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