More Reasons to Attend the 2017 Game Worn Chicago Expo


These 3 pieces have been added to the drop-cup raffle from Derek Christensen Reclaimed Creations.  In order to win, you must purchase your drop-cup tickets and place them in the cup representing the prize you would like to win.

To register to attend the expo, use this link, then make sure you check our article regarding everything you want to know about the expo.  Registration is required as the event is catered.

If you cannot attend, there are still other great prizes you can win.


How Reliable is Authenticity Verification


When you purchase a jersey, you want to make sure its authentic, right?  The only way to be 100% sure that the item you are purchasing is authentic is to research it yourself or view the research done by a reputable part, with evidence!

MeiGray supplies us with a great resource in their population reports.  It is a document that contains the serial numbers stitched in the jersey along with the information with the jersey including player, set, team, size, and other various notes.

Data systems are only as good as the data provided to them.  This begs the question, what data can you trust? 

This year, we have seen some new developments when it comes to special event jerseys.  We have seen inconsistencies in the representation of items being pre-sold or auctions, as in the case with the World Cup of Hockey jerseys where jerseys were marketed and sold without identifying their wear dates allowing the switch of sets among various purchase platforms.  The purchase, whether auction or sale, did not know if their purchase would be for a 1 period or multi-game jersey and in many cases this was not disclosed until delivery.

Game Worn Radio: Expos, Raffle, Authentication Trust

On this episode we discussed the past weeks NOVA expo, the upcoming Chicago expo and the raffles being held at the expo.  We also discussed an upcoming article regarding the trust placed in companies offering authentication verification.

Additionally, we try to convince Marco that “Happy wife, happy life” only starts after marriage and we try to convince her to allow him to attend the Chicago expo.

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Two Days Left to Reserve Your Hotel for the Chicago Expo


There are only 2 days left to make your reservations at the hotel many collectors are staying at for the 2017 Chicago Expo. Dont miss out on the fun!  Register Here

Reservations MUST be made before March 14th to reserve the rate.  It is a 15-20 minute commute to the venue for the expo.  Many collectors have already offered their carpooling services.

Le Meridian Hotel
2100 Spring Road.
Oak Brook, IL  60523
$145/night based on double occupancy

Raffle Additions from the Winnipeg Jets

Four more prizes have been added to the 2017 Game Worn Expo Raffle.

  • 1st Period game used puck against the Chicago Blackhawks on 2/10/17.
  • OT game used puck against the Detroit Red Wings on 12/6/16.
  • Winnipeg Jets Hockey Fights Cancer T-Shirt a worn by #91 Burmistrov.
  • Winnipeg Jets goalie practice jersey worn by #1 Olkinuora.

To purchase tickets for the raffle, use the link on our Game Worn Expo Raffle article or email us to arrange for alternate payment methods.