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For Canadians only: National Hockey Card Day Giveaway by Susan Lulgjuraj

By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor

Canadians can rejoice on National Hockey Card Day.

Upper Deck will be featuring another promotion dedicated to some of Canada’s best hockey players. On Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, Upper Deck is giving away one free pack of cards just for visiting participating hobby shops in Canada.

The 16-card set focuses strictly on Canadian-born players and will feature athletes such as Taylor Hall, Mario Lemieux and Gordie Howe.

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***NOW CLOSED*** FREE STUFF FRIDAY (2-5) Contest No. 12 — A Dany Heatley & Jason Spezza Be A Player dual autographed 8×10 hockey card by Chris Olds

We’re back with another Free Stuff Friday — and it starts now.

We’re launching a dozen contests tonight — but look for a few more possibly on Friday afternoon — because we know that plenty of you are fans of  Free Stuff Friday, our weekly contests that let you have a chance at landing cool stuff. What make them cooler? We’re running them all weekend.

logoHow can you win? Follow the directions below and answer the questions below in a comment right here …  it’s that simple.

Tips: Don’t try stuffing the comments box — we’ll check IP addresses — and make sure to include your name and email address so you can be contacted if you win. (Also note that you will see your comment on your screen after posting but that does not indicate its order of posting as it has not yet been approved. WordPress’ time-stamping of comments once all are approved will determine the winner.)

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FREE STUFF FRIDAY (11/6): A preview by Chris Olds


It’s a new month and we’ve got plenty more on tap for Free Stuff Friday as we enter a our fifth week of day-long contests with the mission to get free stuff into collectors’ hands.

We’ll kick it all off with an Early Bird Contest starting later tonight, which will run until we start giving stuff away at 10 a.m. Central time right here on The Beckett Blog (click that link for the latest contests in the morning).

All you have to do is be here and be ready to answer questions…

What will we have on tap? See it all after the jump.

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