UPPER DECK SEAN MONAHANThis Saturday, January 18, hundreds of thousands of new hockey card packs will be given away for FREE as part of Upper Deck’s National Hockey Card Day initiative. Fans throughout Canada and the United States simply need to visit a participating retailer on Saturday, January 18, to receive a FREE pack of Upper Deck’s National Hockey Card Day cards featuring rookies, stars, and legendary players.

Both Canada and the United States have their own themed National Hockey Card Day sets comprised of 20 cards each (10 rookies, five current stars, and five legends). A special 21st card is being offered as a gift with any $10 or more Upper Deck hockey card purchase. This exciting bonus card features two standout rookies from the Double Rookie Class. In addition, very limited autograph cards have randomly been inserted into some of the packs. Many Upper Deck Certified Diamond Dealers will be running specials, promotions, and giveaways. For a full listing of shops participating in both Canada and the United States, visit www.upperdeck.com/nhcd.

For our hockey-crazed Canadian friends, special eight-card sheets commemorating National Hockey Card Day will be available at select retailers in Canada such as London Drugs and Toys “R” Us. These sheets will also be available at the Hockey Hall of Fame and some other events throughout Canada, including select NHL home games such as the Winnipeg Jets this Saturday.

Hockey fans are encouraged to share their experiences on Upper Deck’s National Hockey Card Day Facebook page, at www.facebook.com/NationalHockeyCardDay or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/UpperDeckHockey.

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