Card of the Day: Giannis Antetokounmpo 2013-14 Fleer Retro ’97-98 Metal Universe Precious Metal Gems Green #252

Card of the Day: Giannis Antetokounmpo 2013-14 Fleer Retro #47

Card of the Day: Shaquille O’Neal 2013-14 Panini Immaculate Collection Sneak Peek “The Pump” Shoe Relic

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Card of the Day: Kyrie Irving 2013-14 Panini Spectra Black Parallel Patch #’ed 1/1

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Card of the Day: Magic Johnson 2013-14 Panini Prizm Red Parallel Auto

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Card of the Day: Steve Mason 2013-14 Panini Titanium Reserve Auto

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2013-14 ITG Between The Pipes Box Break & Review

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One thing I notice with ITG products is that they barely change certain parts of a set from year to year.  What they do tweak are the more popular areas that I think they want collectors to pay attention to.  Among all the autographs and relics what the Between The Pipes brand is known for are the Masked Men inserts.  I have nothing negative to say about these as they combine an artistic look with chrome technology.  And they keep getting better looking each year.

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Boxes are currently selling for $87.00.

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Every box promises at least (2) autographs, (2) relics, and (3) Masked Men inserts.  ITG seems to deliver more than the stated odds most of the time.

I pulled the following:


  • Roberto Luongo Stars Of The Game Goaliegraph
  • Ben Bishop Stars Of The Game Goaliegraph
  • Dominic Roussel Greats Of The Game Goaliegraph

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  • Olaf Kolzig Big League Debut 3-Color Patch Silver Version
  • Tim Cheveldae Jersey Silver Version
  • Daniel Altshuller Jersey Silver Version

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  • Hal Winkler Immortals #11
  • Terry Sawchuk Immortals #34
  • Tiny Thompson Immortals #12
  • Austin Lotz Masked Men 6 #19 Silver
  • John Garrett Masked Men 6 #28
  • Nikolai Khabibulin Masked Men 6 #8

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Overall, I give 2013-14 ITG Between The Pipes an average 3 goalie masks out of 5 (1=poor & 5=perfect).  Nothing too drastically different, but the Masked Men inserts continue to look great.   The goalie mask is probably one of the most decorated pieces of sports equipment, and its fun to see all of the creative designs.  My personal favorite Masked Men 6 insert has to be Eric Comrie as his mask features a Captain America paint scheme.

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ITG Used Quad Jersey Contest! – NOW CLOSED

This contest is for a Joe Sakic/Joe Thornton/Theoren Fleury/Martin St. Louis 2013-14 ITG Used International Influence Silver Version Quad Jersey.  Good luck!!!

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Contest Details:

  • This contest will end Friday, April 11, 2014 @ 8:00 p.m. EST.
  • To enter, please leave a comment in this post.
  • You can enter once per day.
  • The winner will be selected at random.
  • Please provide a valid e-mail address when entering.
  • The winner will receive an e-mail when the contest is over.
  • The winner has one week to send me their contact information or the contest will be held again.
  • Once the contest is over, I will need the winner’s mailing address so I can ship them this card for FREE!!!

2013-14 In The Game Used Box Break & Review

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From a design standpoint, there really isn’t anything new.  The design is pretty much the standard, nothing too innovating.

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Boxes are currently selling for $125.00.

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This product is all about the “hits” and ITG delivers.  No extra base cards, just the goods.

I pulled the following:

Single Relic

  • Mike Modano Autothread Auto/Jersey

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Double Relic

  • Dan Maloney/Tiger Williams Classic Scraps Silver Version Jersey

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Triple Relic

  • Patrick Roy Goalie Gear Jersey/Pad/Glove Silver Version

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Quad Relic

  • Joe Sakic/Joe Thornton/Theoren Fleury/Martin St. Louis International Influence Silver Version Jersey

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Overall, I give 2013-14 In The Game Used 3.5 zambonis out of 5 (1=poor & 5=perfect).  The design isn’t anything new, but the “hits” pack a quick punch.  Its one of the better ITG products I’ve opened.

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Card of the Day: Kyrie Irving 2013-14 Prestige NBA Materials Patch – 2014 Industry Summit Black Box 1 of 1

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