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 Jacques Plante

Jacques Plante

Birth
Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Mauricie Region, Quebec, Canada
Death 26 Feb 1986 (aged 57)
Geneva, Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Specifically: ashes with second wife
Memorial ID 19665 · View Source
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Professional Hockey Goaltender. He played in National Hockey League for 19 years and was seven times winner of the Vezina Trophy for the best goalie. Five times in a row, from 1956 to 1960, he led his team, the Montreal Canadiens, to Stanley Cup championships. He played for the Montreal Canadiens from 1952 to 1963, then with the New York Rangers form 1963 to 65, retired for three years then the St-Louis Blues from 1968 to 1970, the Toronto Maple Leafs from 1970 to 1973, the Boston Bruins in 1973, and finally with the Edmonton Oilers of the World Hockey Association from 1974 to 1975. Then he was a goalie instructor for many teams, including Montreal. He was the first goalie to wear on a regular basis a mask , which he designed himself and played as a 6th offensive player.

Bio by: Pierre Cantin


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 21 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19665
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacques Plante (17 Jan 1929–26 Feb 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19665, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, who reports a ashes with second wife.