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With so much demand for NHL® trading cards, hockey fans and collectors have been looking for more ways to collect cards. So, Upper Deck extended its iconic flagship series with Upper Deck Extended Series! This means hockey’s most cherished and widely-collected base set is bigger and better than ever before. With more than 700 cards, including over 125 Young Guns®, this is the most extensive base set in the 30-plus year history of the series. Additionally, Extended Series revives several classic Upper Deck insert sets that will excite collectors old and new!
Collectors can purchase packs or boxes of 2020-21 Upper Deck Extended Series at their local hobby shops, big box retailers and online. The release will be coming to retail locations like Walmart or Target in July. 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, or visit Upper Deck e-Pack®.
You can download the Extended Series checklist HERE to determine which base and insert cards you want to collect.
The 2005-06 Upper Deck set pays homage to the classic ’05-’06 design and includes Young Guns®! Look for both Exclusives – numbered to 100 – and High Gloss – numbered to 10 – parallels. Each box contains four 2005-06 Upper Deck cards, on average.
UD3 and UD3 – Rookies are serially-numbered sets featuring star veterans and top rookies. Also, collect the Gold parallel of each set.
Extended Series features three Ultimate Victory sets: Ultimate Victory (Star Veterans), Ultimate Victory Rookies (Top Rookies) and McDavid MMXXI (Top Connor McDavid Moments). Look for rare, serial-numbered Silver and Gold parallels of all three sets. Collectors will find three Ultimate Victory cards per box, on average.
Ovation and Ovation Rookies feature star veterans and top rookies, respectively. The Standing Ovation parallel is available for both sets and is low-numbered. All cards are 40 pts.
The beautiful SPx Finite set features a mix of star veterans and top rookies, all on 40-pt. stock.
Even more rookie cards are available through the Rookie Class SE insert set and its two parallels: Gold and Spectrum Auto. The regular and Gold parallel cards feature facsimile autographs while the Spectrum Auto parallel sports autograph labels. Look for two Rookie Class SE cards per box, on average.
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.