For this week's Signature Sundays post I've got a recent hockey addition that I'm really excited about. If you check in here from time to time you may have already seen me mention and show off a couple of '92-93 Fleer Ultra hockey buybacks.
Some of the more prominent athletes actually signed their 25 buybacks for Upper Deck, which I find intriguing. Many of the names on the autograph checklist are HOFers, or will be someday. I wasn't sure I'd be able to nab one at a price I was comfortable with, but a few weeks after the product hit shelves I scored one on eBay.
Featuring one of the greatest defenseman ever to lace up skates, I was beyond pumped with the one I ended up with. I found myself eagerly checking the mailbox in anticipation in the days following this win, and at last I have the card in hand. Check it out!
What's most impressive to me are his four Stanley Cup Championships and seven (wow!) Norris Trophies as the league's top defenseman. Only one man captured more Norris', and his name was Bobby Orr. Lidstrom was arguably the overall top defenseman in the league during his era, and made the HOF as an absolute lock in 2015.
Thanks as always for stopping by!
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