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Jacques Plante

AKA Joseph Jacques Omer Plante

Born: 17-Jan-1929
Birthplace: Shawinigan Falls, Quebec, Canada
Died: 27-Feb-1986
Location of death: Sierre, Switzerland
Cause of death: Cancer - Stomach

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Hockey

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: NHL Hall of Famer

Forced the issue of NHL goalies wearing masks, by refusing to play without it.

Wife: Jacqueline Gagne (m. 1949, div. 1972, two children)

    Hart Trophy 1961/62
    Hockey Hall of Fame 1978

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Edmonton Oilers (1974-75)
    Boston Bruins (1972-73)
    Toronto Maple Leafs (1970-73)
    St. Louis Blues (1968-70)
    New York Rangers (1963-65)
    Montreal Canadiens (1956-63)


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