“Bettman has only a marginal interest in the weaker teams. He only wants the NHL to make a bigger profit as a whole.” -- Dominik Hasek

June 15, 2007

Avalanche Stuff Watch™

He may not have won the Lady Byng, but Avalanche captain Joe Sakic has won the honor of becoming just the third hockey player to join Upper Deck's roster of ridiculously over-stylized vinyl toys.

Limited to just 1500 in home (dark) colors and 500 in away (white) colors, the toys hit the market on June 19th at a completely reasonable action figure price of $49.99. They go up for sale at exactly 9:19AM PDT next Tuesday. Unfortunately, they don't seem to allow pre-orders. Looks like I'll have to stop whatever I had planned to do and instead sit anxiously at the computer with credit card in hand.

Not like I had anything better to do anyway.

Close-ups of the toys after the jump.

For more shots, go here.


KMS2 said...

wow, and it looks just like him.

Mike Thompson said...

I don't know why, but this creeps me out to no end...

Dear Lord Stanley said...

I know. Can't wait to buy one.

hockeychic said...

Wow, power eyebrows! Who knew Joe had those shoulders?

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