EBOOK or PDF Jacues Plante The Man Who Changed the Face of Hockey ¾ Todd Denault
Ectators which would take away all the fan appeal to hockey Others thought it would create blinds spots for the oalie The mask would save Jacues Plante s life years later in a St Louis Vidas mexicanas / Mexican Lifes: Diez biografias para entender a Mxico / The Biographies to Understand Mexico (Coleccion Popular) gameSomeoalies were against it too Gump Worsley wondered why a mask was needed after seventy years of hockey without it Terry Sawchuk didn t see a reason to start wearing one now after a dozen years of playing hockey Glenn Hall thought Plante was a wimp Each oalie would wear a mask before their careers ended Plante was traded from Montreal to New York Rangers in 1963 He played for two years before retiring due to injuries to his knee and his wife Jacueline s health He started working with Molson Breweries Scotty Bowman asked Plante to play for the Montreal Jr Canadiens in a ame against the Soviet National Team Plante was proud to represent his country and after receiving permission from both the Rangers who owned his rights and Molson where he worked he began practicing The Canadiens won 2 1 and Plante was named first star of the Baule gamePlante came out of retirement to play expansion team St Louis Blues He was able to defer his salary with the NHL due to beingood with money and owning properties and business St Louis paid him 26000 a season with 12000 being deferred for four years It was a weekend when signing the contract with Scotty Bowman and the secretary was not in so Plante typed the contract back himself Plante split the oaltending duties with Glenn Hall He won the Vezina Trophy that season for the seventh time surpassing Bill Durnan s record While playing for the Blues in the 1969 70 playoffs against the Boston Bruins a shot fired redirected hit Plante in the forehead knocking him out and breaking his fiberglass mask Plante was traded in the summer of 1970 to the Toronto Maple Leafs He led the NHL with the lowest oals against average GAA during his first season with the Maple Leafs At season s end he was named to the NHL s second All Star team his seventh He continued to play for the Leafs until he was traded to the Boston Bruins late in the 1972 73 season recording a shutout against the Black Hawks in his debut for the Bruins He played eight regular season and two playoff Hidden Demon games for the Bruins to finish that season his last in the NHLWith the Leafs he had aoals against average of 188 which was the best in the league It was the eighth time he had achieved the feat to this day an NHL record Plante finished 5th in voting for the Hart trophy Plante was named La figlia di Odino (Raven Rings, goalie for the All Star team Fellowoalies he played against his whole career were all leaving the Norman Thomas game but Plante was still receiving many honours He was playing even better than he had with the Canadien s He was 42 and had one of thereatest seasons of a Risen goalie Plante accepted a 1 million 10 year contract to become coach andeneral manager of the uebec Nordiues of the World Hockey Association in 1973 but resigned at the end of the first season to come out of retirement once Plante played 31 Darkness Creeping games for the Edmonton Oilers of the WHA in the 1974 75 season Plante retired forood during the Oilers training camp in 1975 76 after receiving news that his youngest son had died by suicide During Plante s time in the league the primary statistic for Herzblut (Alexander Herz, goalies was theoals against average The statistic was flawed because a Waking Nightmares goalie could face less shots but have a better average due to the number ofoals scored The save percentage stat was created to track the percentage of shots stopped Figuring the totals Plante would have led the league in save percentage four times with the Canadien s929 2925923 During the Leaf s season at 42 his save percentage was942
runner up oalie in that season was921 The save percentage is the highest ever in NHL history passing the official NHL record held by Dominik Hasek of937 Jacues Plante is the most accomplished Out of This Orbit (Cosmic Soul Mates, goalie in hockey history He was part of the All Star team eight times won 7 Vezina trophies one Hart trophy only fouroaltenders to have done so and six Stanley cups After working with Plante The War Planners Series goalies would see immediate success Bernie Parent finished the season with a league best seven shutoutsoals against average under 222 second to Ken Dryden and the team had the lowest amount of Glidepath (Max Fend, goals against them in the league Otheroalies went on to win the Calder Cup or often finished first or usually top 3 in the league Some oalies that he trained with advanced to the NHL Pete Peeters and Pelle Lindbergh won the Vezina Plante worked with Patrick Roy Steve Penney among others He taught oalies how to be a better Um Natal em Ardmore goalie and off ice how to handle the pressure and forget badames Plante made comebacks with St Louis Toronto Boston and Edmonton after retiring He played for team Canada at 45 years old in the Summit series but wasn t the oldest player as Gordie Howe was on the team With Edmonton he was playing against the best teams in the league and still winning His debut with Edmonton included the largest crowd of the team s history at the time On ames that Plante was playing fan attendance would increase by a few thousand Plante also wrote extensively on hockey He wrote hockey columns starting early in his career His book Goaltending was published in 1972 In his book Plante outlined a program of oaltender development that included off ice exercises choice of euipment styles of play and ame day preparation He also advised on best coaching methods for both young and advanced oaltenders His book remains popular with coaches and players Plante wrote a book on oaltending that is considered the bible of oaltending that is invaluable to many players People memorized it to help them "with their The Wolfs Healing Touch (Wolves of Stone Ridge games On the day of his final retirement there wasn t aoalie that wasn t wearing a mask " their The Draft games On the day of his final retirement there wasn t aoalie that wasn t wearing a mask career lasted from 1947 1975 Plante first retired in 1965 but was later persuaded to return to play for St Louis as one of the new expansion teams He was later traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1970 and then to the Boston Bruins in 1973 He joined the World Hockey Association as coach and Bible Prophecy general manager for the uebec Nordiues in 1973 74 He then playedoal for the Edmonton Oilers in 1974 75 His company Fibrosport produced close to 10000 masks a year at the peak of their success The company started to decline when the CSA that certified sports euipment banned fiberglass masks from minor hockey The company eventually ended after ten years in business Filming the movie Face off Plante was the double for
the runner up oalie in that season was921 The save percentage
The Goalie He Was To goalie He was to the star player score on him for different scenes Each time Plante made a fantastic save The film production staff was Yaratma Cesareti getting frustrated and there was a confrontation between Plante and the staff After a short delay over the PA system an announcement was made that Monsieur Plante wishes it to be known that he is consenting to allow the puck to enter the net So the player comes down with aoal assured But again Plante stops the player cold After another conversation the next time the player went down the ice Plante allowed the oal to score He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1978 less th. Ice Jacues Plante was a true original; he was extremely talented boastful defiant mysterious and complex Throughout his tumultuous career as a oalie he played for Montreal New York St Louis Toronto Boston and Edmonton His contributions to and impact on the ame were extensive and are reflected .
An three years after retiring Others inducted were Marcel Pronovost who he rew up with in his hometown and Andy Bathgate who caused his injuries when he wore a mask for the first time He was inducted into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame in 1981 In 1985 he was named to the Montreal Canadiens dream team with Toe Blake Doug Harvey Larry Robinson Dickie Moore Maurice Richard and Jean Beliveau He backstopped the Candien s to six Stanley cups including 5 in a row 1953 1956 1960 He was inducted into the World Hockey Association Hall of Fame in 2010Plante was working as a Story of the Liberty Bell goalie coach with St Louis when the team thought he didn t look well and was losing lots of weight Plante never complained of any pain but after tests was found to have advanced stomach cancer A few weeks later he passed away at 57 years old Throughout uebec the provincial flag flew at half mast as a tribute to one of thereatest athletes the province had ever seen Jacues was married to his first wife Jacueline for 23 years and had two sons Plante and his second wife Raymonde moved to Switzerland Plante helped to coach many young oaltenders and running hockey clinics Raymonde started the Jacues Plante Foundation to honour his legacy The Foundation aided in the development of young prospective Swiss oaltenders Plante was the subject of Heritage Minute one of only two hockey players to have a film made on them that illustrates a key moment in Canadian history The Jacues Plante Trophy in the uebec Junior hockey league is awarded to the Desert Rose and Her Highfalutin Hog goalie with the lowestoals against average The Shawinigan Arena was renamed the in his honour In 1998 Hockey News celebrated 50 years by creating a list of the best players in hockey history He was 13th on the list and second in oalies behind Sawchuk In 2000 Time magazine listed Plante as one of the top ten most influential athletes of the century he was the only hockey player listed and the only Canadian to make the list In 2000 Canada post created stamps of six hockey legends Plante Gretzky Orr Howe Richard Harvey In 1995 his 1 jersey was retired at the Forum by the Montreal Canadien s The reatest tribute to Jacues Plante cant be found on a trophy The Hey Wait a Minute! Five Rough and Reluctant Sex Erotica Stories greatest tribute to Jacues Plante takes place every time aame of hockey is played Every time a oaltender puts on a mask plays the puck or talks with his defenseman they are honouring the oalie who has continued influence over the ame he loved so much In the history of the NHL there have been very few players that are as uniue as Jacues Plante In this biography Todd Denault explores the very essence that is the legendary oaltender In this account of the Ethical Responsiveness and the Politics of Difference goaler s life called Jacues Plante the Man Who Changed the Face of Hockey Todd Denault follows the life of this legend from as a child living in poverty in u bec up to his death at age 57 in SwitzerlandDuring his 20 year stand in the NHL Plante played for the Montreal Canadians the Toronto Maple Leafs the St Louis Blues and the Boston Bruins He also won 6 Stanley Cups including 5 consecutive with the Montreal Canadians This still stands as an NHL record But the reason the Plante is such a memorableoalie is not because he won 5 straight cups or because he was the best The scarecrow goalie in the league back in the day but it is because of the ways that he changed theame Plante is considered the inventor of the idea of stopping pucks behind his net He said that he started doing this because it was a necessity to win Our four defensemen had flaws one couldn t skate backwards one couldn t turn to his left one couldn t turn to his right and one couldn t pass the puck accurately to our blue line Somebody had to clear those pucks so I started doing it myself 26 These are the words of the oaltender that at the time played for the Montreal Royals The fact that he was one of the best oalies in the junior leagues even with such poor defensemen shows Plante s After the End great skill for theame But the biggest way that Plante changed the The Doll and Her Friends (1893) game is how he was the firstoaltender to wear a mask Back in the day it was considered weak for a Septiņi goalie to protect his face now it is considered crazy not to Iuess that he was just ahead of his time as Plante made his voice be heard that all Nightbane World Book One goalies should be reuired to wear masks Plante stated that masks should be mandatory for alloalies blaming the lack of all The All New Jonah Twist goalies on the absence of facial protection 130 Jacues s ideas were not crazy but a little ahead of his time but in the next couple of decades he wouldet his wish This book was definitely a ood read for any sports fan that is interested in hockey But I would not suggest it to anyone who is not interested in this subject especially because of the writing style Todd Denault s writing style is not one for the literature purest His writing can often be dull and full of clich s But as a whole I as a hockey fan would rate this book as a four out of five but if I were "not I would ive it a two out of five A well researched and well written story about one " I would Legon Ascension (Legon Series give it a two out of five A well researched and well written story about one hockey sreatest innovators He was a uniue individual and sometimes misunderstood by his managers and teammates A true student of the ame he always wanted to make it better His book Goaltending is a must read for anyone pondering the uarding of the 4 x 6 net I first knew of Jacues Plante through Canada s Heritage Minutes those televised history segments honouring famous Canadians before I had even watched a hockey The Two of Swords game We re all familiar with shot from Andy Bathgate now the one that allowed Plante to don a mask and change the face of theame This was a very enjoyable read I m not a Habs fan myself but I do appreciate the history behind the oldest franchise especially all the reats they ve had holding their forts during their lucrative years Todd Denault charts Plante s life from his humble
beginnings in small town uebec instilling in him a sense of pride and frugality that lasted in small town uebec instilling in him a sense of pride and frugality that lasted his years as a oaltending legend An eccentric example of this was Plante being an avid knitter making his own toues which he seemingly wore as a statement piece because no one else did it Teammates also remembered him as being a reclusive man keeping to himself during long road trips between ABCs of Baseball games Even though he is first and foremost known with the Canadiens jersey he also played for the Rangers Blues Leafs recording his all time best SV% Bruins and Oilers WHA With seven Vezinas six Stanley Cups and one Hart Trophy it s hard not to be impressed with his accomplishments but most importantly were the changes he made to theame playing the puck outside the net to help out his defencemen communicating with his defense assiduously studying other Ēna goalies to refine his own skills and becoming the firstoaltending coach The interviews from his teammates friends and adversaries personalized this book along with some vintage photos included The books credited in the bibliography are Taken By the Sheriff the Deputy Too! great resources too if you re curious like me and can tet enough of hockey books A reat subject Too much of the book relied on old newspaper articles There was not enough interviews of the old Canadiens. N today’s rules euipment and style of play Thoroughly investigated through archival and primary research and including interviews with figures such as Jean Béliveau Henri Richard Dickie Moore and Scotty Bowman this biography sheds light on one of the most pivotal figures in the history of hock. .
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If you re a fan of hockey history at all you will enjoy this book It moves at a uick pace and keeps your attention throughout It was a hard book to put down Every aspect of the life and career of this uniue hockey innovator is covered well and is thoroughly researched The many footnotes ive the impression of reading a research paper as well as a biography Especially interesting were the sections covering his many comebacks later in his career and his post playing days One of the most important and Štěky Broka Špindíry greatestoalies of all time now sadly largely forgotten but for me he was the first truly The Blackmailed Secretary great uber eliteoalie and this is an excellent book about him One of the best hockey books I ve read so far You really can see that he made a lot of research Usually I can t stand books that were written by authors who haven t really witnessed any of the happenings but this was very well written and didn t bore me at all even though I already heard some of the stories that were told I d recommend this to anyone who s eager to learn about the Canadiens or simply the hockey history I have never met Jacues Plante I ve never seen him play except on television through the magic of cross border television broadcasts of Hockey Night in Canada Still I ve read enough about and by the man that I feel I have some background into who he was and what he brought to the sport of hockey and to the world Now courtesy of Todd Denault s first full length book Jacues Plante The Man Who Changed the Face of Hockey I feel I know much Denault If the Magic Fits (100 Dresses, goes into depth on the development of the firstoalie mask and its baptism of fire He reviews the evolution of the wandering and the covering of the angles He even mentions the communication on the ice rather than stand there silently Plante would use his uniue vantage point to shout instructions to his teammates All of these commonplace today all of them revolutionary when Plante first did themHe also covers lesser know things like Plante s public admonition that Improve Your Communication Skills goa An excellent book thoroughly researched and well written Because of its presentation style Jacues Plante is best for adults I recommend it to those who enjoy reading about the sport of hockey and its history the Canadiensoalies etc Jacues was an amazing man I really enjoyed this book I m a Decadent (Wicked Lovers goalie and obviously know a fair amount about Jacues Plante but there was many things I wasn t aware of In my opinion and many others he has made a huge impact on theame of hockey and especially to oaltending He was an incredibly skilled and hardworking oaltender He played Intermix Nation goal for 27 years Plante was considered the leading expert inoaltending because of his vast knowledge and experience He was the first ever De-cluttering Your Closet goalie coach When he wasn t playingoal he was a hockey commentator analyst coach hockey scout business owner author and family man Plante shaped oaltending to what it is now He was the first oalie to stickhandle communicate with his team play outside his crease signal icings first to wear a mask brought about the two Humanizing Big Data goalie and backup system and exposed that nets were different sizes in the NHLiving other Bonds of Need (Wicked Play, goalies an advantage in protecting a smaller net He was the first of eleven children They often didn t wear shoes in the summer except for special occasions like church His firstoalie stick was one carved from a tree root by his father His first pads were stuffed potato sacks that were enforced with wood panels He struggled with asthma and had an allergy to eggs He liked to keep to himself and was considered a loner He would knit or read to pass the time while on the trains to ames Jacues often played hockey against boys years older than him He started to play the puck outside the crease because the team he played on at the time was not very strong He figured if he was in control of the puck the opponents could not shoot it at him Throughout his life he was found to be unconventional and changed the traditional style of play He wore a toue that he knitted himself on the ice to keep his ears warm which caused controversy Plante was able to read players so well because he studied
He shouted directions to his teammates during ames and kept notesthem He shouted directions to his teammates during ames and kept
On Opposing Players Andopposing players and throughout his career He had a book on everyone and kept notes on players oalies arenas lighting and would study the teams From the stands he watched teams of different leagues to learn anything that might improve his The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Helicopters game On November 1 1959 Plante at 30 years old wore aoaltender mask for the first time in a regular season The Billionaires New Assistant (The New Dominators, game He had used his mask in practice since 1956 Plante s nose was broken when he was hit by a shot fired intentionally by Andy Bathgate to injure Plante three minutes into aame against the New York Rangers Plante was taken to the dressing room for stitches When he returned he was wearing the crude homemade oaltender mask that he had been using in practices The Montreal coach Toe Blake was livid but he had no other oaltender to call upon and Plante refused to return to the Quinn (Wyoming Sky, goal unless he wore the mask Blake agreed on the condition that Plante discard the mask when his face healed The Canadiens won theame 3 1 During the following days Plante refused to The Princes Bride get rid of the mask but the Canadiens continued to win so the coach was less vocal about it The unbeaten streak stretched to 18ames Plante did not wear the mask at Blake s reuest against Detroit on March 8 1960 and the Canadiens lost 3 0 The mask returned for A Cinderella Christmas Carol (Suddenly Cinderella, good the next night That year the Canadiens won their fifth straight Stanley Cup which was Plante s lastAfter many tests it was found that Plante played just as well with a mask if not better and his vision and sightlines were not impacted Plante had many injuries previous to wearing a mask due to stopping pucks with his face including four broken noses broken jaw two broken cheekbones and than 200 stitches The coach felt that wearing a mask was showing signs of cowardice and a fear of the puck With their only being six teams and oneoalie to a team teams were uick to replace players that didn t do what they were told Plante was able to stand his My Fair Temptress (Governess Brides, ground because he proved himself in hockey and the Canadians needed him The two previousoalies for the Canadians retired early partly due to anxiety People were shocked when Plante returned in the The Magic Talisman (A Rick Brant Science Adventure Series, game but even so because he looked like something out of a horror movie with his mask People felt that the maskave Plante a psychological advantage as it was so unusual and striking that the opponents were caught off uard Everyone uestioned the effectiveness of the mask Many people felt he was weak for wearing a mask even though pucks of speeds up
to 100 miles an hour were flying at him and uestioned his manhood Some of the complaints were from hockey100 miles an hour were flying at him and uestioned his manhood Some of the complaints were from hockey who felt it was unfair to female fans who wanted to see the faces of players Or that if a oalie wanted to wear a mask then where did it stop Eventually would the defenseman want a mask And forwards too Soon hockey would become a team of faceless headless robots all of whom look alike to the sp. The first full scale biography of a legendary and award winning NHL Splitting Seconds (Songbird Series goalie who transformed theame“There are a lot of very The Snatching of Bookie Bob and Other Stories goodoalies there are even a fair number of reat oalies But there aren’t many important Three Brave Women goalies And Jacues Plante was an importantoalie” Ken DrydenOn and off the.