Plante, Jacques

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Jacques Plante
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Name
Plante, Jacques Gender: M
Joseph Jacques Omer Plante
born on 17 January 1929 at 02:35 (= 02:35 AM )
Place Mont Carmel, Canada, 47n26, 69w52
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 26°44' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 10°13 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 21°36'



Biography

Canadian hockey player, called "Jake the Snake". An NHL goalie for 19 seasons, 1952-1973, with the Montreal Canadians 1952-1963 with five consecutive Stanley Cup Championships.

He is the originator of the goalie mask that is now standard equipment for all goalie's. Plante earned the Vezina trophy six times and was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame, as well as The Canada Sports Hall of Fame.

Plante died of cancer in March 1986, Geneva, Switzerland.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • business associate/partner relationship with Richard, Maurice (born 4 August 1921). Notes: Team mates with the Montreal Canadiens

Events

  • Work : New Job 1 November 1952 in Montréal (First game played with the Montreal Canadiens)
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  • Work : Prize 16 April 1953 in Montréal (Won Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens)
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  • Work : Prize 10 April 1956 in Montréal (Won Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens)
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  • Work : Prize 16 April 1957 in Montréal (Won Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens)
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  • Work : Prize 20 April 1958 in Boston (Won Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens)
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  • Work : Prize 18 April 1959 in Montréal (Won Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens)
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  • Health : Job related injury 1 November 1959 in Manhattan (Face hit with puck, required seven stiches)
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  • Work : Prize 14 April 1960 in Toronto (Won Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens)
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  • Work : Contracts, agreements 4 June 1963 (Traded to the New York Rangers)
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  • Work : New Job 13 November 1968 in Manhattan (Returned to NHL with St. Louis Blues)
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  • Work : Retired 22 October 1975 (Retired from pro hockey for good)
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  • Death by Disease 27 February 1986 in Geneva (Cancer, age 57)
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Source Notes

Brian Clark quotes him 1981

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Terminal)
  • Personal : Misc. : Changed name (Nickname "Jake the Snake")
  • Vocation : Sports : Hockey (Goalie)
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Canada Sports)
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship (Six Stanley Cups)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Vezina trophy six times)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Originator of the goalie mask)

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