Are you wondering what the most expensive hockey cards ever sold are? I have you covered!
Gretzky. Orr. Howe. Hull. Lemieux. Crosby. Ovechkin. McDavid. Hockey has no shortage of iconic names that are globally recognized in the sporting world. Some of them just so happen to have very valuable trading cards as well.
When updating this list, we noticed that it looked almost entirely different, for there has been a new influx of high-end hockey collectors. Today, we look to recap the best of the best within the hobby.
In the United States, ice hockey isn’t as statistically popular as sports like soccer, basketball, baseball, and American football. Yet, from 2008–2020, the Stanley Cup finals averaged 2.15 million viewers per game. During the hobby’s resurgence this decade, we’ve seen some big money spent on hockey cards; in this list, we are going to look at the top 27 most expensive hockey cards ever sold. Note: To keep the list fresh and unique, we are only allowing each individual card to appear once. Let’s dive right in!