Pack Preview: 2020-21 Upper Deck Hockey Series 1

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The preliminary details for 2020-21 Upper Deck Hockey series 1 have arrived. See what updates are available in this iconic hockey set, and checklist will be posted as soon as available.

Release Date:

Approximate Release Date: November 5, 2020
e-Pack Release Date: No Earlier than December 5, 2020. 

Case Break:

6 UD Canvas Young Guns Cards
4 Clear Cut Parallel Cards
1 Autograph Card
1 Clear Cut PETG Insert Card

Box Break:

6 Young Guns Cards
6 NHL Worldwide, Debut Dates, Predominant and/or Rookie Retrospective Cards
4 UD Canvas Cards
4 UD Portraits Cards
1 Dazzlers – Blue Card

Set Breakdown:

250-Card set w/ 198 base cards, 49 Young Guns, 3 checklists


• Look for the highly sought-after Exclusives, High Gloss & Clear Cut parallels, each of which are Hobby-exclusive!
o Young Guns are the most anticipated rookie cards of the year and scouts are buzzing about the 2020-21 class, labeling several prospects as “elite.”

o New! We’ve added another parallel to the mix this year. Look for the French parallel of the entire 250-card regular set. Yes, there are Young Guns cards entirely in French!

• Another favorite among collectors, the UD Canvas insert returns featuring a collection of the top stars in the game today along with the best of the Young Guns!

o Chase Card Alert! Look for super rare hard-signed & hand-numbered UD Canvas Signatures cards.

New Inserts! We have an impressive stable of new inserts sure to please everyone, from the casual fan to the avid collector:

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o Dazzlers: A brightly-colored 50-card collection of full-bodied active stars popped-out (no background) on patterned foilboard. Look for the rare Pink parallel falling 1:144!
o Debut Dates: A 20-card insert commemorating the first game for 20 of the top players to debut in 2019-20. There are two memorabilia parallels as well: a rare Jersey parallel falling just 1:432 and a Patch parallel numbered to only 25!
o NHL Worldwide: The number of players, as well as the popularity of hockey in general, is growing rapidly not only in the United States, but around the globe. This 30-card insert pays tribute to the growth of the game worldwide, featuring players from 10 of the 17 countries currently represented in the NHL (as of March 2020), with the flag of each country prominently displayed. Keep an eye out for the Die-Cut parallel!
o Predominant: A 35-card collection of the game’s biggest superstars.

• The Clear Cut PETG inserts return at a rate of one per case, on average. This year’s themes include Cup Components to go alongside the multi-player Clear Cut Foundation and Clear Cut League Leaders.


Rookie-Specific Cards (Non-Auto/Mem)
Card #’ing/Ratio

  • Young Guns 1:4
  • UD Canvas Young Guns 1:48
  • Young Guns – Exclusives Parallel (Hobby Exclusive!) #’d to 100
  • Young Guns – High Gloss Parallel (Hobby Exclusive!) #’d to 10
  • Young Guns – Clear Cut Parallel (Hobby Exclusive!) 1:288
  • Young Guns – French Parallel 1:120
  • UD Portraits Rookies 1:30
  • UD Portraits Rookies – Gold Foil Parallel #’d to 99
  • UD Portraits Rookies – Platinum Blue Foil Parallel #’d to 25
  • Debut Dates (New!) 1:20
  • 2020 NHL Draft SP’s 1:12,960

Insert Cards (Non-Auto/Mem)

Card #’ing/Ratio

  • UD Canvas 1:7
  • UD Portraits 1:8
  • UD Portraits – Gold Foil Parallel #’d to 25
  • UD Portraits – Platinum Blue Foil Parallel #’d to 5
  • NHL Worldwide (New!) 1:14
  • NHL Worldwide – Diecut Parallel (New!) 1:270
  • Predominant (New!) 1:12
  • Predominant – Gold Parallel (New!) 1:260
  • Rookie Retrospective 1:27
  • Dazzlers – Blue (New!) 1:24
  • Dazzlers – Pink (New!) 1:144
  • Clear Cut Foundation Duos 1:288
  • Clear Cut Leaders Trios 1:4,000
  • Clear Cut Honoured Members Updates #’d to 100
  • Cup Components 1:900
  • Ceremonial Puck Drop 1:2,880
  • Day with the Cup 1:2,880

Autograph & Memorabilia Cards

Card #’ing/Ratio

  • Debut Dates – Jersey (New!) 1:432
  • Debut Dates – Patch Parallel (New!) #’d to 25
  • Rookie Retrospective – Jersey Parallel 1:432
  • Rookie Retrospective – Patch Parallel #’d to 19
  • Ceremonial Puck Drop – Auto Parallel 1:30,000
  • Signature Sensations 1:276
  • UD Game Jersey 1:36
  • UD Game Patch Parallel #’d to 15
  • UD Canvas Signatures – Horizontal (Hobby Exclusive!) #’d to Uniform Number
  • UD Canvas Signatures – Vertical (Hobby Exclusive!) #’d to Uniform Number

Regular Base Set & Parallel Cards

Card #’ing/Ratio

  • Regular (200 Cards) N/A
  • Exclusives Parallel (Hobby Exclusive!) #’d to 100
  • High Gloss Parallel (Hobby Exclusive!) #’d to 10
  • Clear Cut Parallel (Hobby Exclusive!) 1:96
  • French Parallel 1:30
2020-21 Upper Deck Hockey Series 1

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