The Wikicollecting Top 10 Most Expensive Ice Hockey Memorabilia Discover the most valuable memorabilia in the history of Ice Hockey, from Gretzky to the Miracle on Ice, with this top ten guide from Wikicollecting.org.
on both occasions.
His 139 points accumulated in the 1970-71 season remain an NHL record for a defenceman.
Orr’s signed 1974-75 Bruins jersey, the only jersey he wore at home during the regular season that year, achieved $115,000 at Heritage Auctions in 2008.
3. Bobby Orr 1966-67 Boston Bruins rookie jersey
One of only three jerseys worn by Orr during his first season with the Boston Bruins, this rookie jersey sold for $168,000 at Heritage Auctions in 2010.
2. Mark Wells Miracle on Ice 1980 Olympic gold medal
The gold medal won by Mark Wells, a member of the 1980 Miracle on Ice US men's hockey team, was sold by Heritage Auctions in November 2010 for $310,700.
Originally estimated to sell for $100,000, it was the first time any of the 1980 hockey gold medals had been offered at a public auction.
The “Miracle on Ice” is so named as it saw the US team, consisting mainly of college and amateur players, defeat the might of the Soviet Union, considered the game’s dominant force at the time.
1. Paul Henderson 1972 Summit Series Canada jersey
Paul Henderson’s Canada jersey from the 1972 Summit Series against the Soviet Union sold for $1.27m at Classic Auctions in 2010.
He wore the jersey in the last four games of the series.
Henderson’s series winner, scored with 34 seconds remaining, is considered one of ice hockey's most memorable moments.
Henderson scored the winning goals in the last three matches of the series, helping the Canadians to a 4-3 victory.
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