Originally written March 01, 2012 on Plaschke, Thy Sweater Is Argyle:
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I think the term "White Whale" may have long ago jumped the shark on this here card blog of mine. After picking up my first White Whale, I've acquired a number of other cards that I've chosen to tag with that moniker. Perhaps not all should have been given that label, although each and every one of those cards was a big need for me and an equally big get when I was finally able to cross it off of my Most Wanted List. This newest pickup is no different, and is the latest of my whales to be poached from the sea and placed on a pedestal in my collection.On-card baby....nice! Ryan Getzlaf is my favorite hockey player, and Panini Dominion is just an all-around amazing product, by far my favorite hockey release that I can recall. The above card is pretty much a match made in cardboard heaven for me. When I came across these on-card autographs and saw Getzy was on the checklist and donning the Captain's C, I knew I had to pick one up. After missing out on a number of ...
PLAYERS: Ryan Getzlaf
TEAMS: Anaheim Ducks
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