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Is Jaroslav Halak a collector of his own cards?

12 Mar

I always get a kick out of selling a card or two to family members of NHL players…usually it’s a sibling or parent picking up cards, and understandably so. I typically shoot a personal message asking if the person is related, and usually get a response back explaining yes or no :-)

I have sold cards to the Stuart brothers’ dad, Brandon Dubinsky’s dad, Cheechoo’s family and countless others, and I just find it kind of cool.

Today, however, I had something happen for the first time…this card below of Jaroslav Halak sold…now that would not be anything interesting…however, when I went to print the label, it is being SHIPPED to Jaroslav! :-)

Jaroslav Halak 09/10 H&P All-Star Legends

Jaroslav Halak 09/10 H&P All-Star Legends

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Posted by on March 12, 2012 in Hockey, In The Game

 

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4 responses to “Is Jaroslav Halak a collector of his own cards?

  1. Captain Canuck

    March 12, 2012 at 4:02 pm

    cool. I’ve heard rumours about that. When i sent my ttm request to him, I told him to keep whatever card he wanted…(I sent three and two photos)
    He kept one of the cards.

     
  2. Kazi

    March 12, 2012 at 10:47 pm

    Apparently true—Dave Stubbs from the Montreal Gazette wrote on Feb 12/10

    And Halak’s hockey-card collection, which he’s now trying to pad out with a few of himself, was built around goalies. He was 10 when he got the only card he truly wanted – Patrick Roy wearing a plain white helmet mask, Roy’s first card after being traded from the Canadiens to Colorado.

     
  3. Sal

    August 2, 2012 at 12:25 pm

    Did you tell Jaroslav that the card would have sold for more if he had played better last year?

    JK LOL
    :)

     
  4. Kevin

    August 2, 2012 at 1:41 pm

    LOL where were you before I mailed it? I totally would have put a sticky note in the package stating that! LOL

     

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