Saturday, November 17, 2007

93-94 Pinnacle

Curtis Joseph, St. Louis Blues, NHL, Pinnacle, 93-94, hockey, hockey cardsIt's too bad Pinnacle blew their load on one card. The photo of Grant Fuhr making an airborne kick/glove save is one of the best I've ever seen on a hockey card, but of the other 219 cards in the first series of 93-94 Pinnacle, I counted four action shots. The rest of the set is a write-off; the black border is boring and the Pinnacle logo is ugly, but at least they put that ugly bar on the back of the cards so you can be sure your Ben Hankinson rookie card is not a counterfeit.

Four of my favourites:

#109 - Evgeny Davydov - This wouldn't make my favourites list for most sets, but since it's Pinnacle, it's in.

#163 - Mike McPhee - Gino Odjick better have given McPhee a two-hander across the back of the head for spraying Whitmore like that.

#138 - Kay Whitmore - Speaking of Whitmore, what would you bet that that puck is going in the net?

#207 - Mike Lenarduzzi - I think the most effective way to deter counterfeiting is to make cards for players like this.

3 comments:

hockeydad said...

and what's with the line of dots? is this a table of contents? is Pinnacle a price for a certain menu item?

Kliph Nesteroff said...

Hey Bruce,
Hockey Blog in Canada is back up and going:

http://classichockey.blogspot.com

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