The following new product release announcement comes from Panini's Knight's Lance Blog.
The industry’s first game-worn hockey helmet decal cards? Check. The industry’s first hockey sweater lace cards? Check.
One Rookie Auto Quad card numbered to 199 or less, one multi-memorabilia card, one autograph and an additional autograph or memorabilia card in every five-card pack? Check.
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Panini America’s 2011-12 Prime Hockey.
Prime Ties and Collision Course, the aforementioned history-makers, represent the innovative edge of this new release, but there are several other bells and whistles sure to appeal to hardcore hockey hobbyists, including:
• Prime Rookies NHL Shields
• Prime Rookies Auto Quad Memorabilia cards
• Prime Combos Duals and Quads
• Prime Signatures
• Captain’s “C” and Alternate Captain’s “A” cards incorporating the captain’s “C” and alternate captain’s “A” from select game-worn jerseys
• Genuine Marks, the first autographed, game-used nameplate letter cards
• All-Star Signatures incorporating autographs signed on NHL All-Star Game locker nameplates.
More information will be forthcoming coming on this set, and we'll cover the information here.