2023-24 Skybox Metal Universe Hockey Guide

Release Date: TBA

Brands

  • Upper Deck

The '90s are back for more with 2023-24 Skybox Metal Universe Hockey. The Upper Deck product is best known for Precious Metal Gems (PMG) and a mix of rare inserts.

Each Hobby box should contain 14 inserts. Although limited, autographs are another possibility, averaging six per case.

UD also has another throwback series with 2023-24 Skybox E-X 2000 Hockey.

2023-24 Skybox Metal Universe Hockey Checklist Rundown

Keeping the space theme, the 2023-24 Skybox Metal Universe Hockey checklist is fueled by parallels, inserts and autographs that take inspiration from the brand's original run in the 1990s.

Teased signers include Nick Suzuki and Yaroslav Askarov.

2023-24 Skybox Metal Universe Hockey Base & Parallel Details

A total of 200 cards comprise the base set for 2023-24 Skybox Metal Universe Hockey, including Veterans (#1-100), Stars (#101-150) and Rookies (#151-200). Each Hobby pack averages one Base Stars and one Base Rookies card.

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Precious Metal Gems parallels are the key chase with Red PMG (/100), Green PMG (/10) and Gold PMG (1/1) editions. There are also Printing Plates (1/1) for the base set.

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The Blue Spectrum FX and Purple Spectrum FX (/199) parallels are only in Blasters.

2023-24 Skybox Metal Universe Hockey Insert Details

Most of the remaining cardboard action in 2023-24 Skybox Metal Universe Hockey takes place with the inserts.

2008-09 Metal Universe Retros (1:5 packs) celebrates a former release with limited Precious Metal Gems, while Skybox Premium Prospects (1:5 packs) and Z-Force (1:15 packs) make another appearance.

Debuts include 9.461e KM (1:60 packs), Constellations (1:10 packs), Energetic Explosions (1:14 packs), Meltdown (1:12 packs), Premium Player (1:38 packs), Soul of the Game (1:43 packs) and T Tauri Star (1:15 packs).

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Among the possible case hits, collectors can revisit earlier designs thanks to 1990 Skybox Retro Metal (1:240 packs) and 2013 Metal Universe Retros (1:240 packs). Both sets add PMG parallels.

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Goose Eggs (1:400 packs) and Net-Rageous (1:343 packs) cover top goalies.

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In addition, 2023-24 Skybox Metal Universe Hockey features Martensite (1:160 packs), a new metallic-styled series, plus Palladium (1:400 packs), Quick Strike (1:300 packs), The Business (1:480 packs) and Vivacity (1:300 packs).

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Some of the rarest cards arrive via returning lines Jambalaya (1:960 packs), Metal-X (1:480 packs) and Noyz Boyz (1:960 packs).

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2023-24 Skybox Metal Universe Hockey Autograph Details

Although 2023-24 Skybox Metal Universe Hockey supplies inserts in ample supply, the autographs can be tougher to uncover, with an average of six per 16-box case.

Select names have Base Set Silver Auto (1:120 packs), Base Set Stars  Silver Auto (1:600 packs) or Base Set Rookies Silver Auto (/399 or /199) parallels.

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The signature chase continues with 2008-09 Metal Universe Retros Auto (1:480 packs), 9.461e KM Auto (/35), Constellations Auto (1:1,500 packs), Energetic Explosions Auto (1:1,200 packs), Meltdown Auto (1:1,000 packs), Premium Player Auto (/25), Skybox Premium Prospects Star Emeralds Auto (/25), Soul of the Game Auto (/35) and T Tauri Star Auto (1:1,000 packs).

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Estimated Release Date: TBA

2023-24 Skybox Metal Universe Hockey Product Configuration

Hobby Boxes

  • 7 cards per pack; 15 packs per box; 16 boxes per case

2023-24 Skybox Metal Universe Hockey Box Break

Hobby Boxes (on average)

  • 1 #’d Insert
  • 1 Insert (9.461e KM, Premium Player OR Soul of the Game)
  • 3 Skybox Premium Prospects Inserts
  • 3 2008-09 Metal Universe Retros Inserts
  • 1 Z-Force Insert
  • 5 Additional Inserts (Constellations, Energetic Explosions, Meltdown AND/OR T Tauri Star)

Hobby Case Hits (on average)

  •  6 Autographs
  • 1 Martensite Insert
  • 1 2013 Metal Universe Retros Insert
  • 1 1990 Skybox Retro Metal Insert
  • 2 SP Inserts (Goose Eggs, Palladium AND/OR Quickstrike)
  • 2 SP Inserts (Net-Rageous, The Business AND/OR Vivacity)

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2023-24 Skybox Metal Universe Hockey Checklist

 

The checklist will be added once it is issued by the manufacturer.

 

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