Tag Archives: 1979-80 OPC hockey

Aussie rules? Of course it does!

These cards were produced within a few months of each other, half a world apart.  Both have designs used under license from Topps. One depicts Wayne Gordon of Melbourne Football club, the other Gordie Howe of the Hartford Whalers.  They … Continue reading

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Charlie Simmer – the sniper the Seals threw away

The Seals fascinate me. I do suspect that never having had to sit and watch them play is a part of this.  There are plenty of incompetent teams out there that I don’t find nearly as fascinating, particularly when it’s … Continue reading

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Simply Awesome – Gordie Howe 1979-80 OPC

A few days back, Night Owl brought up the notion of a fitting final card for a player.  The first thing that jumped to my mind was this – the 1979-80 OPC Gordie Howe.  I love this card.  I saw … Continue reading

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