During the 2019-20 OHL season, Wright achieved Outstanding Player Status, which was only granted to four other OHL players, including another exclusive Upper Deck spokesperson. Connor mcdavid. At just 17, Wright captained Team Canada in his run for the 2021 IIHF World Under-18 Championship, and the young center’s potential presented him as the projected number one in the Draft. NHL.MT choice for 2022.
“Following in the footsteps of superstars like Connor mcdavid and legends like Wayne gretzky and Patrick roy as a spokesperson for Upper Deck is an incredible milestone in my life, ”said Shane wright. “As I move through different stages of my career, I look forward to working with Upper Deck throughout this journey.”
This license grants Upper Deck the exclusive rights to feature Wright’s autograph on collectible cards, collectibles and memorabilia. To kick off the new portfolio, fans can find signed pucks, signed and inscribed Kingston Frontenacs and Team Canada jerseys, as well as several never-before-seen signed images featuring Wright in an artistic collage wearing the Frontenacs jersey.
“Shane is an emerging talent that we are proud to have as our exclusive spokesperson,” said Jason masherah, president of the upper deck. “We can’t wait to see the impact he will have on the game and create unique and authentic collectibles for his fans around the world.”
One of the first Wright products to be launched will commemorate his coronation as the 2020 CHL® Rookie of the Year® in a signed and inscribed coin titled “2020 ROY”. The collection also includes exclusive prints like “Next In Line” that creatively represent Wright’s speed and agility on the ice, as well as his signature written in gold and in his jersey number 51.
Fans can see the premiere of Upper Deck Shane wright portfolio now at www.upperdeckstore.com/shane-wright.
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