If eBay’s “State of Trading Cards” report is any indication, the hobby hit an unprecedented peak in 2020.
As the NHL prepares for its first regular season of the COVID-19 pandemic, the league’s players will have to quickly become accustomed to a new normal of sorts in 2021.
As tough as it may seem to narrow down 2020’s biggest moments into a countdown of just six items, it seems like the right thing to do for such an important time in both sports history and the country’s history.
As EA Sports and 2K work on tweaking their current franchises for new consoles, what else could they consider if they want to truly be “game-changing” in the next-gen era?
As the holidays continue to get closer, check out the ultimate gift guide as it relates to card collecting in 2020.
If current trends continue, the City of Seattle could propel itself into the conversation as one of the nation’s best sports cities.
After months of play inside the NHL’s bubbles in Edmonton and Toronto, the Stanley Cup Final finally has its two representatives from the Eastern and Western Conferences: the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Dallas Stars.
Ditching the usual September launch date that the game generally follows, NHL 21 will look to entice fans with a slew of new features when it releases.
It only took three Game 7’s to get to this point, but the NHL’s postseason has finally reached the Conference Finals, and four teams are set to vie for a spot in the Stanley Cup Final.
While the NHL’s “Day with the Cup” tradition was put on hold until the league’s bubble-based postseason is finished, sports card collectors decided to make their own fun to celebrate their love of hockey.
Back in July, 24 teams entered the NHL’s bubbles in Edmonton and Toronto. A few weeks later, 16 remained, and the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs officially began. And then, there were eight.
After Qualifying Round series and round-robin play, the first round of the 2020 NHL playoffs is finally underway.
What if the rumored deal to send NBC’s Al Michaels to ESPN had gone through? What if there was a “trade deadline” of sorts for networks to shake things up and rework their broadcast teams?
Out of the 24 squads taking over the NHL’s bubbles in both Edmonton and Toronto, Canada has a 25-percent representation. Could one of them win it all?
After what felt like a successful opening weekend for the 2020 MLB season, baseball fans felt that everything was back to normal, with just a few hiccups as it relates to positive COVID-19 tests.
Release the Kraken!
In a historic announcement on July 23, 2020, the newest and 32nd NHL franchise finally got its new name: the Seattle Kraken.