Hockey cards. As fans, we inevitably end up acquiring some of these beauties one way or another. It’s exciting when you get a new pack, opening them up to see what surprises are inside. Hockey cards, like life, aren’t always happy surprises.
It’s Wednesday, hockey is over until October or possibly longer. Let’s take a look at some of the best of the worst hockey cards and have a mid-week laugh.
Wow. That is some serious posing by a young Joe Thornton. The “Thinker” stance, the curly mullet, the team Canada jersey. Stunning.
A young Steve Yzerman with a different take on the sitting hockey card pose, except he’s doing it like all those cool kids on TV shows in the 90s. The NHLPA varsity jacket is a nice touch for sure.
Apparently a day in the life of Trevor Linden meant talking on his sweet cordless phone in acid washed jeans.
Doug Gilmour: 20 year NHL career, Stanley Cup Winner, Selke Trophy winner, heavily influenced by the “Young Guns” films.