Okay, it really didn’t. I just had to get the obligatory joke about making a cross-country trade with a Pitt alum out of the way.
Many of you know how much I love the Upper Deck Canvas cards. Last weekend, I came across a post in the Hockey Cards group that I’m in that had this beauty.
I messaged Luke and asked him to take a look through my bucket to see if there was anything he was interested in. Luckily for me, he found three cards that he liked. I took a look through his bucket and found a couple of other cards that I was interested in.
I’ve eyed these before at shows, but was never willing to spend the cash on them. At one show, there was a drawing for show credit and I hung around 20 minutes or so in attempt to win. There were only a handful of people in there at that time, so my odds were good. I’d decided that I was going to “spend” the credit on one of these, but unfortunately, I wasn’t the winner. Good things come to those that way, and finally I have one.
I already have two or three of these, but any time I can get them as a final card in a deal, I jump on the chance. I was very impressed with Klingberg this season and will enjoy watching him for years to come. The Stars felt the same way I did and gave him a seven year contract extension.
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