NHL Star Tyler Seguin to Release Limited Series of Digital Collectibles (NFTs) by Fanaply – The Hype Magazine
Tyler Seguin, NHL star forward on the Dallas Stars and 2011 Stanley Cup winner, announced today that he is launching a limited series of blockchain-backed digital collectibles, also known as non-fungible tokens (NFTs), created byFanaply.
“In a world that’s becoming increasingly digital – especially during these times – NFTs are a great way to be able to connect with fans on a new level. That can be through the opportunity for fans to own a limited-edition digital trading card essentially, or heighten the fan experience with unlockable content,” says Tyler Seguin. “We made sure to have a few different options that vary from more accessible NFTs to higher end or rare NFT’s, so that everyone could take part if they wanted to.”
There will be five different NFTs released for sale or auction beginning on May 17, 2021 at 12pm ET, all inspired by Seguin’s major comeback and success in the NHL. The drop will include:
The Tyler Seguin NFTs will be produced and sold by Fanaply, a leader in developing NFTs from the biggest names in music, sports and entertainment for the world’s biggest fans. Collectors and fans interested in viewing, purchasing or bidding on the limited release can visitFanaply.com, or https://fanaply.com/tylerseguin.
“Bringing limited-edition digital assets to a world class athlete like Tyler Seguin fans is central to Fanaply’s belief that NFTs are about so much more than speculation,” said Grant Dexter, co-founder and CEO of Fanaply. “They not only let fans commemorate amazing moments, memories, milestones and experiences of the athletes, musicians and events they love, and for the first time in history fans can own them and have true portable digital ownership. Our NFTs are inclusive, environmentally friendly compared to other sites, and are powerful new tools to engage fans and beginning a true one to one relationship with them. We’re proud to be working with Tyler and his amazing team at SBX Group to offer these unique, new fan-driven NFTs.”
The partnership between Tyler Seguin and Fanaply was facilitated by SBX Group and John Walters.
About Tyler Seguin
Tyler Seguin is a six-time Canadian NHL All-Star, four-time Mike Modano Trophy Winner, and the Assistant Captain for the Dallas Stars. Seguin was selected 2nd overall in the 2010 NHL Draft by the Boston Bruins and went on to win the 2011 Stanley Cup during his rookie season.
Seguin dedicates his time off the ice to giving back and building a strong connection with his fans and the community. He has developed his own foundation, Seguin’s Stars, which supports programs for youth development and betterment.
While Seguin remains one of the NHL’s top centerman and scorers, he also has a strong lifestyle brand – he has been featured in ESPN’s body issue, is a style icon, and is passionate about fashion, travel, the outdoors, his dogs, cars, and golf.
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Fanaply creates blockchain-based digital collectibles, or NFTs, for the world’s biggest fans in sports, music and entertainment. They have issued collectibles for some of the top musicians in the world, including Niall Horan, 5 Seconds of Summer, Anne-Marie and Death Row Records, and powered the digital collectibles program for the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in 2019. Their collectibles were also built into the 2020 Clio Sports Awards and issued for NASCAR team JTG Racing, and are currently being integrated into many other music, sports, and entertainment properties. For more information, visit Fanaply.com or Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.