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Panini Peek: 2011-12 Crown Royale Hockey

October 31, 2011

One of last season’s most popular hockey brands is gearing up for a majestic return to the ice. And make no mistake about it: 2011-12 Crown Royale Hockey is poised to be as regal as it ever when it releases just after the new year.

The new edition of one of last season’s favorite hockey products once again will deliver the devastatingly gorgeous Rookie Silhouettes Rookie Cards, complete with on-card autographs, prime pieces of player-worn material and an expanded 20-card checklist that give collectors a better chance of pulling one of these gems.

Each four-card box of 2011-12 Crown Royale Hockey will deliver two autograph cards and two memorabilia cards and bevy of new insert sets highlighted by:

Signature Silhouettes featuring on-card autographs and oversized prime or patch swatches of the NHL’s top players

Crown Royale Ice Kings presents hockey’s greatest legends on a newly enhanced design, including the first-ever Ice Kings on-card autographs, limited to just 99 copies or fewer

Crown Jewels, a dazzling one-per-case insert featuring the  hobby’s hottest stars

The popular Scratching the Surface Autographs insert returns (featuring popular signers such as Alex Ovechkin, Martin Brodeur, Jaromir JagrSteven StamkosSteve Yzerman, Manon RheaumeCurtis Joseph and more) along with a bevy of patch-enhanced parallels for several sets, including Mythology, All The King’s Men, Heirs To The Throne, Royal Lineage and Lords of the NHL, each limited to no more than 25 copies.

Stay tuned to The Knight’s Lance for additional details on 2011-12 Crown Royale Hockey. Until then, enjoy this exclusive sneak peek.

14 Comments leave one →
  1. Garrett K permalink
    October 31, 2011 2:01 pm

    I can’t wait for this product to come out this year. It was SPECTACULAR last year. There were very few bad boxes and the collation was perfect. I am glad they are adding more patch cards but I hope the price and quality of the product still stay the same.

  2. Matthew Gilman permalink
    October 31, 2011 2:31 pm

    These look spectacular just like the football ones. Hoping to have a chance to bust some of it and see it first hand. Whether it be the hockey or the football. I prefer the football but THis product just looks amazing on here and probably much more amazing in person no matter the sport.

  3. October 31, 2011 5:44 pm

    Yes, yes, and yes! My favorite product of last season looks awesome once again!

  4. Sport Card Collectors permalink
    November 1, 2011 4:53 am

    The Crown diecuts always look great. The design of the scratching the surface looks awesome as well. Very well done overall product.

  5. November 1, 2011 7:39 am

    I really liked the design and themes of this product last year, and it looks great again. I hope there is a Blackhawk in the Rookie Silhouettes set, but I wouldn’t be surprised to not see one again this year.

  6. Jon Martin permalink
    November 1, 2011 10:49 am

    These cards look awesome. This product is going to be just as much of a hit as it was last year. Kudos on the great work!

    Wish we could see more patch/auto cards, though. Your patches are usually quite appealing, but I would love to see some autograph on those cards once in a while and not reserve that just for rookie cards.

  7. November 1, 2011 8:57 pm

    Oh, your preview reads “four-card box” when it should say “four-pack box”.

  8. Dave Wilson permalink
    November 3, 2011 10:53 pm

    Are last season’s Scratching the Surface redemption’s, of which I have 18 of them going to be fulfilled before the new set is released

    • November 3, 2011 11:00 pm

      I would certainly hope so but will check with CS and product development for a status update.

      • Ryan Scott permalink
        January 11, 2012 11:21 am

        i also have several redemptions including a skinner silhouette which i know have been released

  9. Patrick permalink
    January 9, 2012 11:36 pm

    sadly I have pending redemption from last year version of this product! May get some singles…


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