Upper Deck is reknowned for revolutionizing the sports card industry with their crisp, full-color action photos, high-resolution litography on premium white card stock, and distinctive counterfeit proof Upper Deck hologram.
Once again, Upper Deck is leading the way as the first regular issue major card company to produce women's hockey cards. The unique collector's item are part of the National Heroes sub-set found in the 1997-98 Upper Deck NHL Collector's Choice Series.
While originally slated to feature members of both Team Canada and Team USA Women's squad, due to contractual problems with Team USA, the sub-set instead features all 20 members of the 1997 Canadian Women's National Team. For a complete list of players included in the set click here.These new Upper Deck cards are considered to be the official rookie card of the various players in the set, and you will be able to keep track of the value of the cards for years to come in upcoming publications of the Beckett Hockey Monthly Price Guide.
This set features some great cards including Hayley Wickenheiser, Cassie Campbell, Jayna Hefford, and Danielle Goyette.
The 20-card set is still available as of September 2009 for $15 U.S. per set, shipping included. Its a truly unique gift for the womens hockey fan.If you wish to order your set, please e-mail me at: firstname.lastname@example.org