This Saturday, February 9th is National Hockey Card day, presented by the Upper Deck card company along with the NHL, NHLPA and Hockey Canada.
At select locations across Canada, you have the opportunity to collect some unique special edition Upper Deck hockey cards for free, which should entice all hockey fans and card collectors alike.
All of the information about the special events and locations where you can get your pack of Cards for free and also get your hands on a number of special cards can be found at Upper Deck’s Website.
There are a number of Ottawa card shops involved in National Hockey Card day:
THE COMIC BOOK SHOPPE 1400 CLYDE AVE OTTAWA ON K2G3J2 (613) 228-8386
GAMEBREAKERS SPORTSCARDS 780 BASELINE ROAD OTTAWA ON K2C3V8 (613) 228-9554
SILVER SNAIL COMICS OTTAWA 391 BANK STREET OTTAWA ON K2P1Y3 (613) 232-2609
STAR POWER VIDEO (EI SPORTS) 2269 RIVERSIDE DRIVE OTTAWA ON K1N8K2 (613) 247-1154
THE COMIC BOOK SHOPPE 2, 228 BANK STREET OTTAWA ON K2P1X1 (613) 594-3042
MIRAJ TRADING 1564 CARLING AVE OTTAWA ON K1Z7M4 (613) 798-8199
JIM’S SPORTCARDS 409 MCARTHUR AVE OTTAWA ON K1K1G7 (613) 741-6383
LE COIN DE LA CARTE SPORTIVE 716 BOULEVARD ST. JOSEPH GATINEAU PQ J8Y4A8 (819) 770-4103
There are also special edition “blow-up” cards such as the Sidney Crosby one above, they are available at Toys “R” Us. Again, check the Upper Deck Website for more details.