Panini America Offers Detailed First Look at 2013-14 Contenders Hockey (Gallery)
March 01, 2014

If the late-March release of 2013-14 Contenders Hockey does indeed represent the final Contenders Hockey release ever made, the product is going out with a definitive bang. Returning to the proud Rookie Ticket roots that long ago made the Contenders brand a trading card icon, 2013-14 Contenders Hockey will deliver a checklist that includes up 125 Rookie Ticket signers honoring the #PaniniDoubleRookieClass, complete with scarce photo variations.

And in a bit of nostalgia-nodding genius, 2013-14 Contenders Hockey will honor the 15th anniversary of the landmark 1998 Contenders Football release with Rookie Ticket Recall, a star-filled autograph insert that places some of the NHL’s biggest superstars — including Alex Ovechkin, Sidney Crosby, John Tavares, Eric Lindros and more) on the now-famous 1998 Contenders Football design.

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