Of course this is a staged photo. They can work out alright sometimes, but usually an action shot is preferred. Here it works and makes this a memorable card to me. Why?
1) The background is dark which is such a contrast from the usual whiteness of hockey cards - something to do with the ice I think.
2) Head on to the net photo. Usually you get a TV angled type shot, so a head on shot of a net is a bit off the norm.
3) No helmet - yes, more of a phenomenon with recent cards, and can be done here with the staged shot. Reminds of the flowing hair on cards from the 70s.
4) Holy puck! I would take a wild guess and assume there are 50 in the net, but possibly more. Again, just to stress what kind of goal scorer |Brett was - his three most recent seasons before this card had goals of 72, 86, and 70. Almost a goal a game over that span.
A two diamond Naslund isn't too shabby, though I prefer when the diamond rank is quietly done in diamonds rather than a number.
I like the bright colour on the Weekes mask - masks like that are why some out there just collect goalie and mask cards - the unique and individual style that goes into them can be awesome.
Through 12300 cards:
|- Complete 2003-04 SP Authentic Basketball (90 card pure base)|
|- Complete 2005 Upper Deck Classics (100 card pure base)|
|- 3 Complete 2007-08 UD McDonald's Hockey Checklist Subsets (6 cards)|
|- 1973-74 O-Pee-Chee Hockey #30 Bobby Orr (All-Star)|
|- 2004-05 Upper Deck Legends Classics Platinum #64 Marcel Dionne Platinum 06/10|
|- 2007-08 Topps Base (x 4) and 1957-58 Variations Basketball #112 Kevin Durant (Rookie)|
|- 2009-10 Topps #321 Stephen Curry (Rookie)|
|Inserts / Var Kept||380||64|
|Doubles Inserts / Var||171||4||213||218|
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