|born on||17 January 1929 at 02:35 (= 02:35 AM )|
|Place||Mont Carmel, Canada, 47n26, 69w52|
|Timezone||EST h5w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||26°44' 10°13 Asc. 21°36'|
Canadian hockey player. 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.
A brilliant goal-keeper, called "Jake the Snake," he died of cancer in March 1986, Geneva, Switzerland.
Brian Clark quotes him 1981
- Vocation : Sports : Hockey (Goalie)
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Terminal)
- Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Canada Sports)
- Personal : Misc. : Changed name (Nickname "Jake the Snake")
- Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Vezina trophy six times)
- Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Originator of the goalie mask)