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FUTURE TRENDS TEAM CANADA
1972 SUMMIT SERIES & 1976 CANADA CUP

1991-92 FUTURE TRENDS 1972 SUMMIT SERIES SWIRLY AUTOGRAPHS
View: 1972 Team Canada (Swirly Autographs) | 1972 Team Canada (Non-Swirly Autographs) | 1976 Team Canada (Autographs)

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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 1972 Summit Series between Canada and the USSR, Future Trends partnered with Hudson Bay to produce this commemorative release. Accordingly to Beckett, the 36 card autographed set – comprised of 35 Team Canada players and Russian goaltender Vladislav Tretiak – were randomly seeded between one-to-two autographs per case. Reportedly each player signed 750 cards in gold ink that were then coated with a swirl pattern. It has been also suggested that as many as 2,500 autographed sets without the swirl pattern coating were distributed through other channels by The Bay. Accordingly, collectors use the terms “Swirlies” and “Non-Swirlies” to differentiate between these variations. SET STATUS: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! (100 Percent Complete with 36 of 36 cards.)

Don Awrey


Red Berenson


Gary Bergman


Wayne Cashman


Bobby Clarke


Yvan Cournoyer


Marcel Dionne


Ken Dryden


Ron Ellis


Phil Esposito


Tony Esposito


Rod Gilbert


Brian Glennie


Bill Goldsworthy


Jocelyn Guevremont


Vic Hadfield


Paul Henderson


Dennis Hull


Ed Johnston


Guy Lapointe


Frank Mahovlich


Peter Maholvlich


Richard Martin


Stan Mikita


J.P. Parise


Brad Park


Gilbert Perreault


Jean Ratelle


Mickey Redmond


Serge Savard


Rod Seiling


Harry Sinden


Pat Stapleton


Dale Tallon


Vladislav Tretiak


Bill White

1991-92 FUTURE TRENDS 1972 SUMMIT SERIES
NON-SWIRLY AUTOGRAPHS
View: 1972 Team Canada (Swirly Autographs) | 1972 Team Canada (Non-Swirly Autographs) | 1976 Team Canada (Autographs)

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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 1972 Summit Series between Canada and the USSR, Future Trends partnered with Hudson Bay to produce this commemorative release. Accordingly to Beckett, the 36 card autographed set – comprised of 35 Team Canada players and Russian goaltender Vladislav Tretiak – were randomly seeded between one-to-two autographs per case. Reportedly each player signed 750 cards in gold ink that were then coated with a swirl pattern. It has been also suggested that as many as 2,500 autographed sets without the swirl pattern coating were distributed through other channels by The Bay. Accordingly, collectors use the terms “Swirly” and “Non-Swirly” to differentiate between these variations. SET STATUS: INACTIVE PROJECT (38.9 Percent Complete with 14 of 36 cards). Having completed the more desirable Swirly version autograph set. I have not invested any effort into pursuing additional Non-Swirly versions. Accordingly, vacant spaces let to fill for this set have not been created.

Don Awrey


Red Berenson


Gary Bergman


Ron Ellis


Bill Goldsworthy


Jocelyn Guevremont


Dennis Hull


Guy Lapointe


Frank Mahovlich


Peter Mahovlich


Richard Martin


Harry Sinden


Dale Tallon


Bill White

1992-93 FUTURE TRENDS TEAM CANADA 1976 CANADA CUP

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As a follow-up to its release the previous year marking the 1972 Summit Series, Future Trends produced a set celebrating the next big international hockey best-on-best event, the inaugural 1976 Canada Cup. Unfortunately, with the Best-of-Three Final played between Canada and unheralded Czechoslovakia (as opposed to the Soviet Union), the 1976 event lacked some of the drama of the Canada-USSR showdown four years prior. And with only five autographed cards, this set also seems lacking compared to its 36 autograph card predecessor. However, what this series lacks in quantity, it more than makes up for in quality. Following the belated induction of Rogie Vachon in 2016, all five players in this set are members of the Hockey Hall of Fame. SET STATUS: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! (100 Percent Complete with 5 of 5 cards.)

Bobby Clarke


Bobby Hull


Bobby Orr


Darryl Sittler


Rogatien Vachon


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