Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Brandon Bollig Autograph Card

Brandon Bollig is a Stanley Cup champion; he won it while with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2012-13, and went on to have a 7-goal, 14-point season with the team in 2013-14, which prompted the Calgary Flames to acquire him over the summer to solidify their bottom-six.

While the Flames were likely hoping he'd be a third-liner more than "just" an enforcer (off his previous season's expanded role in Chicago), he's done an honest job on the fourth line, and his leadership helped the team's young players reach the playoffs last year, though most are feeling the sting of failing to repeat this time around.

He's exactly what Flames President Brian Burke used to look for in a player when he was GM: American-born, big (6'2", 223 pounds), rugged, tough, and a winner.

This is what he looked like in the Hawks' white (now-away) uniform:
It's card #SS-BO from the Social Signatures insert sub-set that spanned many Panini products; it came from a pack of 2013-14 Titanium. It was signed on-card in blue sharpie and includes both his uniform number (52) and Twitter handle.

No comments:

Post a Comment