With goalie masks as one of my personal collections, Between the Pipes is always my personal favourite for set of the year. It finally dropped last week, and I finally got around to picking up a few packs of the stuff. I'll probably be buying at least a base set at the Expo next week, although if I can find a box for a respectable price, I might just use that to try and put a set together.
1-23 is for current stars, title Stars of the Game. 24-80 is for CHL Players. Sadly, they don't include the draft eligibility on the back of these, although it does show up in the back-of-the-card bios for some. The remaining 81-150 is for retired players, or Greats of the Game as ITG calls them. 9 cards per pack, but 1 of them is a decoy/puzzle card, or a relic hit. It's probably my one complaint about the product. But, with the set dropped drown to 150 from its usual, one should come really close to picking up a complete set from an box of 18 packs.
I can't really post this as a pack break, since I've already collated the cards. But, I can hit the highlights.
For 2 packs of the three, I did end up with a pair of inserts. One a hit, one a shiny.
Now, the base.
Although Mike does have Wile E. riding an Acme rocket, with his children hanging on the side of it assisting the famous coyote.
hideous green and yellow scheme in the late 80s, it became probably the one of the most improved jersey changes in hockey history. And now I know what a Voltigeur is without having to hit wikipedia.
And there's the highlights of 3 packs of BTP.