Video & Gallery: The Hockey Highlights from Panini America’s Most Recent Mail Day

December 08, 2011

If a picture truly is worth a thousand words (and, hey, who are we to argue that it’s not?), get ready for 37,000 brilliant ones that will succinctly sum up three good reasons to anticipate Panini America’s later-season 2011-12 NHL trading cards.

Those three reasons: Game-worn hockey jerseys from Chicago Blackhawks legend Denis Savard, Los Angeles Kings legend Bernie Nicholls and 2011 Stanley Cup champion Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins. They’re the sweat-soiled sweetness that prompted Panini NHL acquisitions honcho Alex Carbajal to call me yesterday just minutes after they arrived.

Here’s hoping the following gallery and accompanying video will do them justice. Stay tuned to The Knight’s Lance for additional details on just where these jerseys — or the splendid parts of their sum — will appear next.

First, the video:

Now, the gallery: