*NEW* Panini Product Updates- Prizm Hockey, Playbook and Prizm Baseball

*NEW* Panini Product Updates- Prizm Hockey, Playbook and Prizm Baseball – Panini has issued the following update regarding the upcoming wrapper redemption program for 2013-14 Prizm Hockey and enhanced content added to 2013 Playbook Football and 2013 Prizm Baseball.

*NEW* Panini Product Updates- Prizm Hockey, Playbook and Prizm Baseball

1) 2013-14 Prizm Hockey Purple Cracked Ice Wrapper Redemption Program

  • For every 25 hobby wrappers of 2013-14 Prizm Hockey, collectors will receive one three-card pack of Prizm Purple Cracked Ice Rookie Cards.
  • Quantities are limited and these special cards will be available starting September 25th.
  • All redeemed wrappers must be purchased from an approved Panini Roundtable store.

Collectors in the U.S. should send their 2013-14 Prizm Hockey Hobby wrappers to:
2013-14 Prizm Hockey Purple Cracked Ice Promotion
Panini America
5325 FAA Boulevard, Suite #100
Irving, Texas 75061-3601

Collectors in Eastern Canada should send their 2013-14 Prizm Hockey Hobby wrappers to:
Universal Distribution Panini Purple Cracked Ice
2441 Guenette
Montreal, QC H4R 2E9

Collectors in Western Canada should send their 2013-14 Prizm Hockey Hobby wrappers to:
Universal Distribution Panini Purple Cracked Ice
102 13125 78A Avenue
Surrey, BC V3W 9B6

2) 2013 Playbook Football Enhancements

Significantly Improved Timing – With football season in full swing, 2013 Playbook releases on October 2nd, 2013. Last year’s release was April, 3rd, 2013, which was one week before National Treasures.

Significantly Improved Live Autograph Rate – The 2012 product had one redemption and sometimes two per box. THIS YEAR, with more than two weeks remaining before release, 2013 Playbook is tracking to have 90% of the autograph content in the product at the time of release.

Significantly Improved Booklet Card Content – 2013 will double the number of guaranteed booklet cards from last year, delivering TWO per box, with several new versions:

  • 1-of-1 Flywire Booklets – featuring Nike collars on a 3-panel booklet
  • Rookie Booklet Hand Drawn Playseach rookie sketched out one of their favorite plays on these exciting new cards
  • Playbook Booklet Signatures – building off the success of Rookie Booklet Signatures, superstars have been added to the mix including Luck, Kaepernick and more
  • Down and Dirty Booklets – featuring materials from unwashed jerseys taken straight from the field

3) 2013 Prizm Baseball Enhancements

  • A 5% overall increase in money spent to acquire autographs.
  • Players added as a result: Frank Thomas, Manny Machado, Mariano Rivera, Mike Piazza and Roger Clemens
  • More Prizm Cards Added – Orange Die Cut Prizms #’d to 60 and look for an increase of 1-2 more Prizms per box
  • More Yasiel Puig and Manny Machado Content(10) versions of both Puig’s and Machado’s Rookie Cards and (9) versions of both their inserts.
  • More 1-of-1’s to Chase – An all-new, one-of-one Black Finite Autograph parallel has been added to the 2013 set.
  • A Larger Base Set – including more Rookie Cards, more veterans and more retired legends 1-of-1’s to collect.