2018-19 Upper Deck Synergy Hockey

Release Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Configuration: 3 cards per pack; 8 packs per box; 10 boxes per case.

Inside Each Box:

  • 8 Red rookie, veteran or retired parallels.
  • 6 Post Season Perfection, Significant Selections or Last Line of Defense inserts.
  • 5 Blue, Green or Purple Parallels.
  • 2 Exceptional Talents inserts.

Highlights:

CONTENT HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 100-card Base Set!
    • Collect a mix of your favorite veterans, legends, and rookies!
  • Look for true Rookie cards #’d to 19 as well as high series rookies #’d to 9.
  • Find a deep checklist of legends, veterans and rookie autographs.
  • Chase the big hit, Cast for Greatness featuring the NHL’s greatest players on an all-metal trading card.
  • Be on the lookout for a variety of inserts including Post Season Perfection & Significant Selections. Also look for rare green and purple foil parallels.
  • Look for rare & low numbered parallels of the base set:
    • Rookies Blue parallels #’d as low as 399.
    • Rookies Green parallels #’d as low as 99.
    • Rookies Purple parallels #’d to the Player’s uniform number.
  • NEW! Find the ultra-rare Exceptional Talent black parallels (#’d to 35).

BOX BREAK:

  • 8 Red rookie, veteran or retired parallels.
  • 6 Post Season Perfection, Significant Selections or Last Line of Defense inserts.
  • 5 Blue, Green or Purple Parallels.
  • 2 Exceptional Talents inserts.

CASE BREAK:

  • 3 autographs per 10-box case.

BOUNTY MISSION:

  • Complete the Base Set Red parallel set (cards 1-100)

BOUNTY ACHIEVEMENTS TO EARN:

  • First 50 collectors to redeem the complete set will receive Cast of Greatness card #36 plus a complete 36-card Gold Cast for Greatness parallel set.
  • All remaining collectors to redeem the complete set will receive Cast of Greatness card #36.

*Remember to redeems all bounty cards @ www.upperdeckbounty.com

PRODUCT BREAKDOWN:

  • Unique Low Numbered Base Set
    • Base Set – Veterans – #’d to 18
    • Base Set – Legends – #’d to 8
    • Base Set – Rookies Tier 1 – #’d to 19
    • Base Set – Rookies Tier 2 – #’d to 19
    • Base Set – Rookies Tier 3 – #’d to 9
  • Rainbow of Colored Variants
    • Base Set – Veterans Red – 1:2
    • Base Set – Legends Red – 1:10
    • Base Set – Rookies Red Tier 1 – 1:2
    • Base Set – Rookies Red Tier 2 – 1:8
    • Base Set – Rookies Red Tier 3 – 1:80
    • Base Set – Veterans Blue – 1:8
    • Base Set – Legends Blue – 1:48
    • Base Set – Rookies Blue Tier 1 – #’d to 999
    • Base Set – Rookies Blue Tier 2 – #’d to 699
    • Base Set – Rookies Blue Tier 3 – #’d to 399
    • Base Set – Veterans Green – 1:16
    • Base Set – Legends Green 1:96
    • Base Set – Rookies Green Tier 1 – #’d to 399
    • Base Set – Rookies Green Tier 2 – #’d to 199
    • Base Set – Rookies Green Tier 3 – #’d to 99
    • Base Set – Veterans Purple – Varied #ing
    • Base Set – Legends Purple – Varied #ing
    • Base Set – Rookies Purple Tier 1 – #’d to the Player’s uniform number
    • Base Set – Rookies Purple Tier 2 – #’d to the Player’s uniform number
    • Base Set – Rookies Purple Tier 3 – #’d to the Player’s uniform number
  • Insert Sets & Colored Parallels
    • Exceptional Talent – #’d to 999
    • Exceptional Talent Black Parallel – #’d to 35
    • Post Season Perfection – 1:4
    • Post Season Perfection Green Parallel – #’d to 149
    • Post Season Perfection Purple Parallel – #’d to 49
    • Significant Selections – 1:5
    • Signifcant Selections Green Parallel – #’d to 149
    • Signifcant Selections Green Parallel – #’d to 49
    • Last Line of Defense – 1:5
    • Last Line of Defense Green Parallel – #’d to 149
    • Last Line of Defense Purple Parallel – #’d to 49
  • Exciting and Rare Inserts
  • Synergy Autographs – 1:24

Cast for Greatness – 1:67

–          Huge Increase in Serial #’d, Auto’d and Metal Chase cards

o   2017-18 averaged one per 8-pack box

o   2018-19 will average approximately 6-7 per box (three out of every four packs on average will feature a serial #’d, auto or metal/tech card)

o   Blue and Green Rookie Parallels now all serial #’d (between 99 and 999 per)

o   All Purple Parallels now #’d to Jersey Number

–          All key Rookies (from the Base Set and Parallels) will pack out live

o   No longer holding back the last two cards in the base set for Bounty prizing

o   Every box, on average, should feature one or more cards featuring either Pettersson, Dahlin, Tkachuk, Kotkaniemi or Svechnikov

–          Bounty Program Overhauled

o   Bounty codes will increase to every third Red card

§  It was every fourth card last year

o   First 50 collectors to complete the Bounty Program will receive an entire 36-card Cast for Greatness Gold Parallel set + the silver Cast for Greatness Elias Pettersson card.

§  All others after the first 50 will receive just the silver Pettersson.

–          More Autos per inner

o   Last year was two or more . . . this year it’s three or more (a 33% increase)!

o   List of signers slated to include Elias Pettersson, Andrei Svechnikov, Brady Tkachuk, Jesperi Kotkaniemi, Connor McDavid, Sidney Crosby, John Tavares, Marc-Andre Fleury, Patrick Kane, Carey Price, Wayne Gretzky, Bobby Orr, Mario Lemieux, Patrick Roy,.

–          Easter Egg Program Expanded

o   Look for multiple programs of unannounced chase cards to titillate customers and create talking points!

Where To Buy: 2018-19 Upper Deck Synergy Hockey

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