Esso Hockey since 1936

Inducted 1978.
Born 17 January 1929
Shawinigan Falls, Quebec.
Died 27 February 1986.
Played 21 professional seasons
from 1951 to 1975.
Legends Of Hockey

Esso Hockey since 1936
Plante was a pioneer of the style of play for goaltenders. He was the first to skate in behind the net to stop the puck for his defensemen and he perfected a stand-up style of goaltending that emphasized positional play and staying square to the shooter.

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Statistics and Awards
Plante, Jacques

Esso hockey medals of achievement