Panini America’s 2019-20 Contenders Hockey Arrives Wednesday with First On-Card Autographs of Kaapo Kakko, Vitali Kravtsov

April 21, 2020

Hockey fans and collectors sheltering in place, practicing safe social distancing or simply looking for something to do, well, you have a lot to look forward to tomorrow. That’s when 2019-20 Contenders Hockey arrives exclusively at the official online store of Panini America boasting the first on-card autographs of New Rangers top rookie Kaapo Kakko and Vitali Kravtsov.

And true to its rich Contenders roots, the direct-to-consumer product also delivers International Ticket variations as well as those trademark Playoff Ticket, Finals Ticket and Cracked Ice Ticket parallels. The product will be available in three-card and one-card offerings and each three-card bundle guarantees at least one autographed card numbered to 99 or less.

Product highlights include:

  • International Ticket variations featuring Kaapo Kakko on Team Finland.
  • A limited number of Three-Card Bundles will be available guaranteeing at least one autograph numbered to 99 or less.
  • Contenders includes New York Rookie Tickets of Kaapo Kakko and Vitali Kravtsov, International Tickets of Kakko with Finland (numbered to 49), New York Playoff Tickets (numbered to 99), Finland World Tickets (numbered to 25), Cracked Ice Tickets (numbered to 10), New York Finals Tickets (numbered to five), Finland Juniors Tickets (numbered to five), Championship Ticket 1/1s and Finland World Championship Ticket (numbered to one).
  • Odds of getting a card numbered to 99 or less is one in three packs on average.

The product will be available beginning at 10 a.m. CST tomorrow. Here’s a quick sneak peek at some of the gems available.