The 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs are going on now, which means you might be wondering just how much money can be made off this hockey racket, anyway. Like anything else that has a lot of fans, professional hockey has a long tradition of memorabilia, with people paying tens of thousands of dollars (and much more) for the right pieces of merchandise.
Here are nine of the most valuable pieces of hockey memorabilia over the years, courtesy of Wikicollecting here. They include jerseys, a trading card, and a medal, so the clear message is that jerseys are your best bet for making bank in this field. Enjoy.