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Ten NHL rookies to watch in 2010 by Susan Lulgjuraj

By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing editor

The NHL kicked off its season last week. There have already been a handful of hockey products to hit the market, but there are still many sets for collectors to put their hands on.

As I went through hockey rosters, I’ve put together a list of 10 rookies to look for 2010. Most of these players do not have official Rookie Cards yet, but can be found in prospects sets such as 2009-10 In the Game.

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2008-09 NHL Biography of a Season by ejahnke

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Upper Deck announced the return of the “Biography of a Season” program for the 2008-09 NHL season.

Each week, collectors who visit Upper Deck Diamond Dealer locations can receive the latest card from the set when they purchase 2008-09 Upper Deck NHL cards. There will be a new card available each week throughout the season. (There will be 30 cards in the set.)

The content for Upper Deck’s “Biography of a Season” set will be determined throughout the season based on what is happening in the NHL. As new events happen, collectors can capture those memories with this set. The set starts out with a few moments from last season — Alexander Ovechkin breaking the NHL single-season record for goals by a left wing, Henrik Zetterberg winning the 2008 Conn Smyth and Detroit winning the Stanley Cup — and then on to Steven Stamkos becoming the first pick in the 2008 NHL draft. Continue reading