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Puck Junk Hockey Podcast

Hosted by Sal Barry and Tim Parish, the Puck Junk Hockey Podcast focuses on hockey cards, collectibles and culture.

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Ebay Buys Goldin Auctions
In this episode, we discuss eBay's acquisition of Goldin Auctions and what it means for the card collecting hobby. We also talk about the lack of hockey cards at Target and other major retail stores, the upcoming FanaticsFest sports convention, the new Tim Horton's Greatest Duos set, crazy auction prices for Connor Bedard's SP Game Used cards, and more. It's 85 minutes of hockey goodness!  Show Notes and Links:https://puckjunk.com/2024/04/19/podcast-186/
85:22 4/19/24
Triple Crown Line Interview
Sal Barry interviews the Los Angeles Kings' famed "Triple Crown Line" - Marcel Dionne, Dave Taylor, and Charlie Simmer. The three talk about how their line was formed and some of their best memories of playing together. It's 15 minutes of hockey goodness.  Show Notes and Linkshttps://puckjunk.com/2024/04/04/podcast-185/
13:40 4/4/24
Hobby Terms We Hate
From "white whale" to "Holy Grail", "net to me" and "nasty," we discuss some of the most-hated terms in the sport card collecting hobby. Plus, the sheer number of graded Connor Bedard Young Guns cards, college hockey cards, and more. It's 108 minutes of hockey goodness! Show Notes and Linkshttps://puckjunk.com/2024/03/29/podcast-184/
108:16 3/29/24
The Spring 2024 Chicago Sports Spectacular
In this episode, Sal, Tim, and Clemente talk about the Spring 2024 Chicago Sports Spectacular - and how nearly everyone was looking for Connor Bedard's Young Guns rookie card. They also discuss if "card cleaning" is right or wrong, the new Parkhurst Champions set, and the upcoming PWHL sets. It's TWO HOURS of hockey goodness. Show Notes and Linkshttps://puckjunk.com/2024/03/22/podcast-183/
119:13 3/22/24
Connor Bedard Young Guns Mania!
In Episode #182 of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal, Tim, and Clemente talk about the Connor Bedard Young Guns rookie card that finally came out with the launch of 2023-24 Upper Deck Series 2 Hockey this week. They discuss some of the insane prices Bedard's Young Guns card, plus the variants and the inserts, have sold for so far - and how and why this card is setting the hockey card market on fire. It's 78 minutes of hockey goodness! Show Notes and Linkshttps://puckjunk.com/2024/03/08/podcast-182/
78:04 3/8/24
2023-24 O-Pee-Chee Hockey Cards
In Episode 181 of the Puck Junk Podcast, the guys talk in-depth about the 2023-24 O-Pee-Chee Hockey card set - and how the demand for Connor Bedard rookie cards have driven prices for that set. They also discuss the 1979-80 O-Pee-Chee Hockey card case that sold for $3.72M, the 30th anniversary of "The Forsberg Goal" and more. It's 1 hour and 55 minutes of hockey goodness.  Show Notes and Links https://puckjunk.com/2024/03/01/podcast-181/
114:46 3/1/24
Bernie Parent Interview
Flyers legend and Hockey Hall of Fame goalie Bernie Parent talks with Sal Barry about his NHL and WHA career. Topics include what it was like for Parent to play with Jacques Plante, why he left to play in the WHA, and the problem with today's goalie gear. It's 10 minutes of hockey goodness. Show Notes and Linkshttps://puckjunk.com/2024/02/23/podcast-180/
10:03 2/23/24
2023-24 Topps NHL Sticker Collection
In the latest episode of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal and Tim talk all about the 2023-24 Topps NHL Sticker Collection. They also talk about the insane prices that Connor Bedard's O-Pee-Chee Marquee Rookie card is selling for, the Penguins retiring Jaromir Jagr's number 68, and more. It's 95 minutes of hockey goodness! Show Notes and Linkshttps://puckjunk.com/2024/02/17/podcast-179/ 
94:47 2/17/24
1993-94 Fleer Ultra Hockey Setrospective
In this episode of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish continue the trip down memory lane with another "Setrospective." This time, it's about the 1993-94 Fleer Ultra Hockey set, which came out 30 years ago this season. Find out why it is one of Tim's favorite sets from the 1993-94 season - and why it is one of Sal's least favorite sets from that year. Plus, the guys talk about the 2024 NHL All-Star Weekend, the "Four Nations Face-Off" that will replace the All-Star Game next year, and the NHL participating in the next two Winter Olympics. It's 78 minutes of hockey goodness!  Show Notes and Links:https://puckjunk.com/2024/02/09/podcast-178/
78:00 2/9/24
1993-94 Upper Deck Hockey Setrospective
In Episode #177 of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal, Tim, and Clemente take a look back at the 1993-94 Upper Deck Hockey Card set, which was released 30 years ago. Does it stand the test of time, and is it worth having in your collection today? Plus, the 1979-80 O-Pee-Chee Hockey card case that was discovered and is up for auction, the possibility of Utah getting an NHL franchise, a look at the upcoming 2023-24 O-Pee-Chee Hockey card set, and more. It's 92 minutes of hockey goodness!  Show Notes and Links:https://puckjunk.com/2024/02/03/podcast-177/
91:50 2/3/24
Patrick Roy Returns to the NHL
In the new Puck Junk Podcast, Sal, Tim, and Clemente talk about Patrick Roy's return to the NHL as the new head coach of the New York Islanders. They also discuss the new format for the upcoming NHL All-Star Game, if you can go to a card show without buying anything, if Fanatics will eventually make hockey cards, and more. It's 115 minutes of hockey goodness.Show Notes and Links:https://puckjunk.com/2024/01/27/podcast-176/
114:07 1/27/24
2023-24 Upper Deck Series 2 Young Guns
This week, the guys talk all about the upcoming 2023-24 Upper Deck Series 2 Young Guns rookie cards, discuss how much will Connor Bedard's Young Guns card sell for at launch, and which other rookies will be worth adding to your collection. Plus, the new 2024 NHL All-Star jerseys inflicted on us by Justin Bieber. It's one hour of hockey goodness.  Show Notes and Links:https://puckjunk.com/2024/01/20/podcast-175/
58:36 1/20/24
Collecting Resolutions for 2024
In the first Puck Junk Podcast for 2024, the guys talk about their collecting resolutions for the year, as well as collecting resolutions from the listeners. They also discuss if Connor Bedard's injury will affect his card prices, the upcoming "Tough Guys" set by President's Choice Trading Cards, the PWHL, and more. It's 212 minutes of hockey goodness! Show Notes and Linkshttps://puckjunk.com/2024/01/12/podcast-174/
112:07 1/12/24
Hockey for the Holidays
In this special holiday-themed episode of the Puck Junk Podcast, the hosts - Sal Barry, Tim Parish, and Clemente Lisi - share stories from their listeners about the best hockey gifts they received for the holidays. The guys chime in with some of the best hockey gifts they've gotten, too. Plus, talk about the Professional Women's Hockey League, some of the recent coaching changes in the NHL, and a recent EBUG at an NHL game. It's 95 minutes of hockey goodness. Show Notes and Links:https://puckjunk.com/2023/12/21/podcast-173/
95:07 12/21/23
1993-94 Leaf Hockey Setrospective
Sal Barry, Tim Parish, and Clemente Lisi take a look back at the 1993-94 Leaf Hockey card set, which came out 30 years ago and was the first hockey set produced by Leaf. The  guys discuss what makes the set so cool even three decades later, some of the great inserts it had...and how '93-94 Leaf could have been better. They also talk about the new Leaf Continuum Hockey cards and two recent card shows. It's 92 minutes of hockey goodness!  Show Notes and Links:https://puckjunk.com/2023/12/15/podcast-172/
91:51 12/15/23
The Corey Perry Fiasco
Sal Barry, Tim Parish, and Clemente Lisi talk about a bunch of topics - including the Corey Perry fiasco, the problem with ESPN+, Patrick Kane signing with the Red Wings, Tristan Jarry's goalie goal, Black Friday purchases, and more. It's TWO HOURS of hockey goodness!Show Notes and Links:https://puckjunk.com/2023/12/08/podcast-171/
120:12 12/8/23
Fall 2023 Sport Card Expo & Chicago Sports Spectacular Recap
Sal Barry, Tim Parish, and Clemente Lisi talk all about the two big card shows that took place in November: the Fall 2023 Sport Card Expo in Toronto and the Fall 2023 Chicago Sports Spectacular. The guys discuss what they saw at the shows, what they bought, the autograph guests, and more. Plus, is there such a thing as "The Bedard Bump"? It's 112 minutes of hockey goodness! Show Notes:https://puckjunk.com/2023/11/27/podcast-170/
112:05 11/27/23
2023-24 Upper Deck Series One Hockey Cards
In this SWAGNIFICIENT new episode of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk about the 2023-24 Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey card set. The guys also discuss Frozen Frenzy, the NHL waffling on pride tape, a record-setting sales of a Topps Now sticker (you know which one), and more. It's 117 minutes of hockey goodness.  Show Notes, Links, & Imageshttps://puckjunk.com/2023/11/03/podcast-169/
117:05 11/3/23
2022-23 Black Diamond Hockey Cards
In Episode #168 of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk about the 2022-23 Black Diamond Hockey Card set. Other topics include the return of Topps Now Hockey Stickers and Game Dated Moments for 2023-24, Ebay's revised policy for trading card listings, and how Tim organizes his Pittsburgh Penguins hockey card collection. It's 83 minutes of hockey goodness!  Show Notes, Links & Images:https://puckjunk.com/2023/10/18/podcast-168/ ‎
82:49 10/18/23
Our Biggest Questions About the 2023-24 Season
In the latest episode of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal Barry and Clemente Lisi ask their biggest questions of the 2023-24 season: how well will Blackhawks rookie Connor Bedard play - and can his 1/1 rookie card hit six figures? Can the Golden Knights repeat as Champions? What will the Lightning do without Andrei Vasilevskiy? Plus, they talk about the upcoming ODR Hockey Heroes video game. It's 90 minutes of hockey goodness!  Show Notes & Links:https://puckjunk.com/2023/10/06/podcast-167/ 
90:46 10/6/23
2022-23 Skybox Metal Universe Hockey Cards
In Episode #166, Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk about the new 2022-23 Skybox Metal Universe Hockey card set, including what’s great about it, what could be better, and strategies for completing a set. They also discuss the new NHL SportsPicks figures by McFarlane Toys, Brad Marchand being named team captain of the Boston Bruins, Columbus Blue Jackets head coach Mike Babcock getting fired for doing Mike Babcock things, and more! It’s 100 minutes of hockey goodness. Show Notes, Links and Images: https://puckjunk.com/2023/09/29/podcast-166/
100:14 9/29/23
2021-22 Credentials & Stature Hockey Cards
Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk about TWO sets of recently-released hockey cards: 2021-22 Credentials and 2021-22 Stature. Other topics include 2022-23 Parkhurst hockey cards on e-Pack, the Upper Deck Rookie Showcase, and an auction for a Connor McDavid Young Guns rookie card that exceeded $100k. It’s 79 minutes of hockey goodness! Show Notes, Links and Images:https://puckjunk.com/2023/09/15/podcast-165/ 
79:55 9/15/23
2023-24 MVP Hockey Cards
In this episode, Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk all about the 2023-24 MVP Hockey card set, which is the first set for the new season. The guys take a look at the design, the inserts, the rookies - and the ridiculous amounts of cash money that the Connor Bedard redemption cards are selling for. Plus, they discuss the new Professional Women's Hockey League, the NHL's announced future participation in international tournaments, and the change in CEO at Leaf Trading Cards. It's 76 minutes of hockey goodness!Show Notes, Links and Images:https://puckjunk.com/2023/09/06/podcast-164/
75:45 9/7/23
1990-91 Pro Set Hockey Cards
Sal Barry and Tim Parish continue their '90-91 Retrospective Series with a long conversation about the 1990-91 Pro Set Hockey card set, including the set's colorful design, most-sought-after error cards, the legendary Stanley Cup Hologram, and the set's enduring legacy. Plus, if there was a Pro Set Drinking Game, what would the rules be? It's 103 minutes of nostalgic hockey goodness!  Show Notes, Links and Images:https://puckjunk.com/2023/08/31/podcast-163/
102:43 8/31/23
2022-23 Synergy Hockey Cards
In this episode of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish discuss the 2022-23 Upper Deck Synergy hockey card set, including the design, the inserts...and why the parallels should really be the base set. It's 71 minutes of hockey goodness!  Show Notes, Links and Images:https://puckjunk.com/2023/08/24/podcast-162/
71:02 8/24/23
2021-22 Upper Deck ICE Hockey Cards
Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk about the 2021-22 Upper Deck ICE Hockey Card set, which came out after the 2022-23 season, despite being a 2021-22 product - and it even has cards for 2020-21. There is a lot going on with ICE, and the guys critique the base set design, the parallels, and the inserts. Plus, they talk about some upcoming releases. It's 57 minutes of hockey goodness! Show Notes, Links and Images:https://puckjunk.com/2023/08/18/podcast-161/
57:04 8/18/23
2022-23 Upper Deck Extended Series Hockey Cards
In this episode of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk about the 2022-23 Upper Deck Extended Series, including the crop of Young Guns, the new "Round 1 Draft" short prints, and the myriad of inserts. The guys also discuss why Extended Series - as great as it is - is often overlooked by hockey collectors. It's 59 minutes of hockey goodness!  Show Notes, Links and Images:https://puckjunk.com/2023/08/12/podcast-160/
58:51 8/12/23
2023 National Sports Collectors Convention Recap
Sal Barry, Tim Parish, and Clemente Lisi give their extended recap of the 2023 National Sports Collectors Convention - including what they saw, what they bought, the HEAT, and more. It's 101 minutes of hobby goodness!  Show Notes, Links and Images:https://puckjunk.com/2023/08/05/podcast-159/ ‎
101:34 8/5/23
2021-22 SP Authentic Hockey Cards
This week, Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk about the 2021-22 SP Authentic Hockey Card Set, including the base card design, the plethora of inserts, and the copious amounts of foil! They also discuss the upcoming National Sports Collectors Convention, the just-announced set of 2021-22 Upper Deck Ovation Hockey Cards, and Fanatics' foray into the sports card show promotion business. It's 70 minutes of hockey goodness!   Show Notes, Links and Images:https://puckjunk.com/2023/07/20/podcast-158/ ‎
69:37 7/20/23
2023 NHL Free Agency
In this episode, Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk about many of the NHL free agency signings for 2023 so far, including goalies who signed mega-deals, and a few stars who changed teams. They also discuss the upcoming 2023 National Sports Collectors Convention and the addicting new game Puckdoku. It's 75 minutes of hockey goodness!  Show Notes, Links and Images:https://puckjunk.com/2023/07/14/podcast-157/
75:11 7/14/23