Saturday, July 7, 2012

Review: Panini Rookie Anthology Hockey 2011-2012

This product was a ton of fun to open! Surprises around every corner. And it has exactly what I look for in a hockey product in rookies. This is a product that combines many products with some rookies that weren't in their respected earlier products. Now that they suited up, Panini suited them up and made a award winning hockey product.

First off, I would like to say thanks to the WONDERFUL people at Panini America for providing us with this box to review. Here are many places you can find Panini America: official site, blog, Twitter, and Facebook.

And as always...we will do some giveaways from this product!

Here is my review:

Box:  Top look

Wrapper:  Matches box..nice!

 Base: Nice clean design..looks even better in person. I am usually one for action photography..but this design really brings out the players.

Rookies Base: Like we said earlier, you get a variety of updated products all in one. Love the Dufex from the Pinnacle. Its a combo of all of my faves in one product!

Memorabilia:  Dual jerseys..LOVE! And the rookie theme continues throughout this product.

Autographs: The autographs look great. It is surprising to land the same player in the box though. These are autos from updated products like Crown Royale (really wanted to land a rookie silhouette those look awesome) and others.

Bonus Pack! We landed this sweet auto jersey numbered out of 99  This is a updated rookie auto from Luxary Suite Panini high end brand. There is one bonus pack per box that you can land surprises like this out of!

Overall: This product was not only fun and had surprises, but this made me want another box. I highly recommend puck fans and anyone who loves to open cards and try something new to give this box a run. it is well worth the money. We got 5 hits in what is a high end feel product.

Ratings:  Bloggers Note: Our ratings are based specifically on the blaster, box or packs we opened and do not express what the overall product could bring. Ratings based on a 1-5. 1 Being the lowest and 5 being the highest.

                Packaging: 5
                Base Design: 5
                Insert Design: N/A
                Memorablila/Autographs: 5
                Blaster, Hobby Box, or Pack Value: 5


  1. If you need somebody to take the blue Jackets auto I would love to.

  2. I'm not big on collecting hockey cards, but these look great. The auto's and patches are really nice.

  3. Love the variety of designs they insert into the boxes. Looks great!

  4. Completely agree. I bought a box of this a few months ago on a whim and just loved it. I think they must put that Alan York Crown Royale auto in every box, because mine had one too.