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Upper Deck NHL® Series 2 picks up where UD Series 1 left off delivering a new crop of Young Guns® rookie cards and incredible new content. The expanded base set includes more players for each team featuring incredible imagery, including players who were acquired later in the offseason. Finding short-printed Young Guns® cards will allow collectors to get their hands on rookie cards from some of the most talented young skaters in the NHL®.
Collectors can purchase packs or boxes of 2020-21 Upper Deck NHL® Series 2 at their local hobby shops. If you’re unsure where the store nearest you is, use Upper Deck’s store locator to find all of the hobby shops in your area. Don’t have a shop nearby? Check out an Upper Deck Authorized Internet Retailer or Authorized Group Breaker. The release will be coming to retail locations like Walmart or Target in April. Then look for it on Upper Deck e-Pack™ this summer.
Collectors can download the Series 2 checklist HERE to determine which base and insert cards you want to collect.
The all-new Box Filler insert set features some of the top enforcers in the game – past and present. All cards are printed on PTEG stock* and the set is exclusive to Series 2. A few prominent names included in the set are Paul Bissonnette, Matthew Tkachuk, and Georges Laraque.
Dazzlers are a new addition for the 2020-21 season and were a huge hit in Series One. Collectors can continue chasing the set with new brightly-colored, full-bodied cards. In Series 2, collectors can find two versions of each player – blue (1 per box, on average) and pink – for all 50 players featured in the insert set.
The popular Fluorescence insert returns, giving hockey fans another brightly-colored set to collect. Five different color variations are available with a new checklist of rookies and cards numbered as low as five.
The Rookie Materials and Rookie Dual Materials are series 2 Exclusive inserts and feature low-numbered patch parallels. Hockey fans will find them featured with young stars like Dylan Cozens and Kirill Kaprizov. The duals will have pairs like Bowen Byram and Shane Bowers.
The Day With the Cup insert is an annual tradition for the Upper Deck flagship release. The set features six different Tampa Bay Lightning® players who played a prominent role in the team’s championship run hoisting the coveted Stanley Cup.
Rookie Breakouts is another popular insert set featured in Series 2. The cards feature a unique design and are numbered to just 100. Also, it gives hockey fans another opportunity to collect cards from some of the NHL’s top young superstars.
Unannounced Surprise Easter Egg Content will get collectors talking and their hands shaking as they discover these unexpected gems in packs of 2020-21 Upper Deck NHL® Series 2. Upper Deck never discloses these surprises so be on the lookout for them.
If you’re new to trading card collecting and not sure how to get started, check out our Collector’s Guide HERE. It provides valuable information on what products are best for new collectors, how to ensure your cards maintain their value, and a glossary of terms used throughout the industry.
You’ll also find a short breakdown of all hockey products Upper Deck has to offer in the Collector’s Guide.