Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Hockey returns for its tenth season on the ice with a new configuration. 2014-15 Ultimate Collection Hockey has one six-card pack per box. Packs contain four autograph or memorabilia hits plus one base card (#’d to 299) and one 2004-05 Retro card (#’d to 299).
The 2004-05 Retro cards are in honor of the tenth anniversary of the Ultimate Collection Hockey brand. The basic anniversary cards feature a current veteran player, legend or rookie. Ultimate Signature autographed versions of these cards can be found in 1 in 4 packs. There are four levels of retro memorabilia parallel cards: Jersey (#’d to 99), Gold Game Patch (#’d to 25), Blue Game Stick (#’d to 10) and Black Game Tag (#’d to 5).
The numbered base cards in Ultimate Collection also have memorabilia parallels. Base jersey cards are numbered to 199 with Gold Game Patch (#’d to 75), Blue Spectrum Stock (#’d to 25) and Black Foil Button (#’d to 2) parallels.
Ultimate Rookies autograph cards come in two different levels: Level 1 (#’d to 299) and Level 2 (#’d to 99). Patch auto variations are numbered to 25. Ultimate Signature Patch cards of veteran players come in two levels numbered to 25 and 10 respectively. Look for one-of-one NHL Logo Shield cards for both rookies and veterans.
Ultimate Signatures Masterpieces can be found in 1 out 5 packs, and have a signature in gold ink along with a gold frame. The original artwork for these cards will be randomly inserted as a special one-of-one hit.
Ultimate Materials relic cards are numbered to 25.
2014-15 Ultimate Collection has several new varieties of autograph and memorabilia cards. Obsidian Script autographs cards (1:4 packs) feature player signatures in silver ink on black paper. Obsidian Script Combos come with autos from two players and are numbered to ten. Script Materials pair the player autographs with a jersey swatch and come numbered to 25. Combos Materials are numbered to ten.
Rare Materials are triple relic cards numbered to 99 that have a combination of unique uniform relics, including patches, tags, fight straps, stick pieces and buttons. Look for three levels of numbered parallels. Ultimate Gear and Ultimate Foursomes also contain multiple relic pieces per card.
Debut Threads Patch cards (#’d to 100) feature the top rookies and first-year players from the NHL. There are plenty of exciting fresh faces to collect this year, including Johnny Gaudreau, Aaron Ekblad, Sam Reinhart and Jonathan Drouin.
Memorable Materials are dual-player, multi-relic cards. They come with either two (#’d to 49) or three swatches (#’d to 25) per player.
- 1 pack per box, 6 cards per pack
- 4 Autograph or Memorabilia Hits in Every Pack!
- ALL NEW CONFIGURATION, BURSTING WITH HITS
- Autographed 1-of-1 NHL Shield Patch cards
- Look for Gaudreau, Drouin, Ekblad Rookie Autos!