Review: 1993-94 Topps Team USA - After the modest, fourth-place finish of the 1992 U.S. Olympic Hockey team, and an increasing nostalgia for the 1980 “Miracle on Ice,” Topps issued cards...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Pack Rip - Some More 1978-79 Topps Hockey
A couple of weeks ago I picked up 17 packs of 1978-79 Topps hockey. Here's the second pack:
PIM leaders get no recognition in the hobby these days.
Pretty impressive lineup right there, three Hall-of-Famers on one card (four I guess if you consider that Bob Bourne is in the Islanders Hall-of-Fame)...
This photo looks like it's from a dream, that's some heavy airbrushing right there.
After his hockey career came to a close, Gillis began work as a stuntman in films. He's actually worked on a couple of movies that I enjoyed, including The Fountain and Secret Window.
Often overshadowed and under-appreciated, Tkaczuk was among the best defensive forwards of his day.
Sweet, I hope this is a good sign. With any luck, after this evening the Bruins will be headed to their first Stanley Cup final since 1990!
If the Thrashers move to Winnipeg, will Ramsay remain the head coach?
I couldn't pick a better pack to post on the day of Game 6 than this one! Let's go Bruins!!!
Very nice! It's not every day that you get to pull a rookie card of a Hall-of-Famer from a pack of cards from the 1970's. I only had the 2001-02 Topps Archives version previously, it's nice to have the real thing in the collection.
Back to back members of the Hall. Not a bad way to wind down the pack if you ask me. This pack's "card whose back is wax stained" award goes to...
Nothing against Dave here, but I'm glad his card was stained rather than the Federko rookie or the Salming.
That's a wrap. Don't worry, I won't bore you with all 17 of these packs, but I do plan to show off at least one more.