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Hockey Cards Booming

from the Globe and Mail,
Sensational rookies Sidney Crosby, Alexander Ovechkin and Dion Phaneuf did more than spark a resurgence of interest in hockey among average fans this past season. They also reignited the passion of card collectors, which had been all but snuffed out by the National Hockey League lockout of 2004-05. Then out of nowhere came another hot rookie commodity in the Stanley Cup playoffs, Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward, who became the postseason star of the card galaxy. "We can say that our hockey business is actually performing at a remarkably high level compared to all other sports and entertainment lines," said Kerri Stockholm, Upper Deck's senior marketing manager for sports.
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