2011/12 In The Game Heroes and Prospects Hockey Hobby Box
- 18 Packs per Box.
- 9 Cards per Pack.
In The Game unveiled Heroes and Prospects during the 2004-05 season and it has become an annual hobby tradition that is set to enter its eighth straight year in 2011-12. Featuring the brightest prospects from the AHL and CHL along with legends from hockey's past and present.
For the third year in a row, Heroes and Prospects will also include AHL and CHL rookies as part of their base set. Look for hot young CHL talents like Mikhail Grigorenko, Max Domi and Curtis Lazar along with first-year pros like Zack Kassian, Carter Ashton and Andy Miele that are tearing up the AHL. Returning to to the base set in 2011-12 are the AHL and CHL Grads which looks back on many of today's hottest stars during their early days in the sport. Rounding out the base set are special Tribute cards which recognize the accomplishments of five players that the game has lost in recent years.
200 Card Base Set
Heroes and Prospect will once again have a loaded base set and it is made up of 200 cards. It all begins with the Heroes subset that includes legends like Mike Gartner, Red Kelly and Tony Amonte and there are also be several International Prospects in the lineup as well. Many drafted prospects from the OHL, QMJHL and WHL are part of the CHL subset along with many youngsters who have a shot at being selected in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. On the AHL side, look for players who were among the league's top freshmen in 2010-11 like Nazem Kadri, Luke Adam and Robin Lehner.
Non-Memorabilia Inserts (1:8 packs)
Look for 5 great non-memorabilia inserts to collect including Calder Cup Champions, Memorial Cup Champions, Tough customers, Family Ties and Class of 2012.
Authentic Autograph Cards (1:8 packs)
Autographs have been a staple of Heroes and Prospects since the start and this season's release is loaded up with signatures from many players who are sure to make an impact over the next few years. Look for some awesome certified signatures from promising talents like Griffin Reinhart and Sean Couturier in addition to shortprinted autographs from the Heroes and many CHL and AHL Grads. In The Game is also pleased to offer signatures from three of the players from the Tribute subset and they are sure to be cherished collectibles.
Game-Used Memorabilia Cards (1:8 packs)
The lineup of Game-Used Memorabilia cards for this season is still in the development stages, but that doesn't mean that we can't leak a few details at this time. As always, look for Game-Used Jersey, Number and Emblem cards along with Autograph versions plus collector favorites like the ever-popular Complete Logo, SUBWAY Super Series and CHL Top Prospects Game sets.