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In The Game's Baron Bedesky Is Moving On

In The Game, Inc., manufacturers of NHL-licensed hockey cards, has announced that Baron Bedesky, the company's Vice-President of Marketing and Communications, is stepping down from his position as of May 2 after more than four years on the job.

"It is with a tinge of sadness that I've made the decision," explained Bedesky. "I am grateful that I received the opportunity to work for a sports card manufacturer. I want to thank Dr. Price and everyone at In The Game for their efforts. I believe we made the best sports cards in the business."

Bedesky's decision was spurred by the move of the company offices from downtown Toronto to north of the city. Stating a desire to remain close to his family, the daily commute to work from his residence in St. Catharines was no longer possible.

"It is unfortunate, but this is part of the fallout from the ongoing NHL lockout," explained In The Game's President, Dr. Brian Price. "In an effort to streamline our costs, we were forced to move from our offices in downtown Toronto to our warehouse facility. I respect Baron's decision and we wish him well."

For future information on In The Game and its products, please contact Stephen Laroche at

In The Game, Inc. has produced Be A Player, In The Game and Parkhurst brands of hockey trading cards since 1998-99. The company issued six different hockey card products in 2003-04 and followed up with several more releases in 2004-05. The initial Heroes & Prospects set was released in November 2004 and an Update version was released in February 2005. In The Game NHL Franchises is being issued in three phases beginning with the Canadian Edition (February 28), followed by the U.S. West Edition (March 31) and the U.S. East Edition (April 28). The Ultimate Memorabilia 5th Edition is scheduled for release in May, 2005.

Source: In The Game, Inc.
Date: April 27, 2005

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