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By SuperUser Account on 04/07/2014 11:36 AM


He is known as one of the game's greatest snipers. His career total of 741 goals is the third highest in NHL history.



He is one of five players to score 50 goals in 50 games, and he did it twice. He had five consecutive NHL seasons of at least 50 goals. His 86 goals in 1990–91 is the third highest single-season total in NHL history. He was a member of team USA that won...
By SuperUser Account on 18/06/2014 12:20 PM


Our Spring 2014 Auction ended on Tuesday night (early early Wednesday morning) with many great surprises included a new world record price for game-used hockey gloves!

Wayne Gretzky's 1981-82 Edmonton Oilers "200th Point of Season" Jofa Game-Used Gloves sold on Tuesday night...
By SuperUser Account on 09/06/2014 10:17 AM


It's kind of hard to imagine the game of hockey without sticks. Obviously.

Traditionally made from wood, hockey sticks are usually the last thing to touch the puck before a goal is scored. We've seen so many different important sticks whether they be game-used, milestone or autographed and they've become, over the last couple of years, an incredibly popular and sought after collectible.

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By SuperUser Account on 02/06/2014 3:30 PM


It didn't matter that Dickie Boon was a little guy, smaller than most, because he could skate like the wind.

And besides, 5” 4' was only slightly less than a number of players who laced up in the late 1800s-early-1900s.

And almost no one, big or small, could...
By SuperUser Account on 21/05/2014 9:10 AM


''Classic Auctions Presents'' is a new series of videos and interviews with hockey, art and sports related personalities.  Our goal is to provide collectors with an intimate view of some of the most interesting people in the hobby.  Hope you enjoy!

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For this first edition of the ''Classic Auctions Presents'' series, we sat down with MAJ Fortier, the official sculptor of the Montreal Canadiens.  And why would we do that, you ask? Well because MAJ Fortier is one of the most talented sculptors in North America and the creator of the 4 huge bronze statues in the Centennial Plaza right in front of the Bell Centre in Montreal.  These sensational statues were ordered by the Montreal Canadiens to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the team back in 2009.

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By SuperUser Account on 17/05/2014 10:09 PM


Exploding in the heat of the Stanley Cup playoffs is once again an incredible collection of one-of-a-kind treasures. Served up by yours truly, Classic Auctions, known far and wide as the world's largest hockey auction house. True to form, this Spring 2014 auction carries on our proud tradition of coming up with bigger and better auctions every year and now reaching 20 years of doing so.

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By SuperUser Account on 16/05/2014 12:57 PM


Coaches and GM's dreamed of having him on their team, kid's collected his hockey cards, and moms wanted to bake him pies.





Big and handsome Harry Howell was much more just a matinee-type idol. This was a guy with serious talent, the toast of Broadway, many times an all-star, the last Norris Trophy winner before Bobby Orr made it his own for the...
By SuperUser Account on 13/05/2014 12:14 PM


Kirkland Lake, the Northern Ontario town once described by legendary Foster Hewitt as “The town that made the NHL famous”, a little town that bred a plethora of great big-league players like Ralph Backstrom, Dick Duff, Mickey Redmond, the three Plagers, and Larry and Wayne Hillman among others.

In this upcoming Spring 2014 Auction (online May 20th), we present...
By SuperUser Account on 12/05/2014 10:09 AM
For a couple of years now, Classic Auctions has been collaborating with The Kovalev Foundation for Kids....
By SuperUser Account on 30/04/2014 9:44 PM


We sat down with Butch Goring in a cosy hotel lobby in Montreal, a few weeks after the Robert 'Butch' Goring Collection was featured in our Winter 2014 Auction.

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