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Jacques Plante

ISBN13:

9780771026270

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ISBN10:
0771026277
Edition:
Revised
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/26/2010
Publisher(s):
McClelland & Stewart Ltd
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This is the Revised edition with a publication date of 10/26/2010.

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Summary

The first full-scale biography of a legendary and award-winning NHL goalie who transformed the game. "There are a lot of very good goalies, there are even a fair number of great goalies. But there aren't many important goalies. And Jacques Plante was an important goalie." Ken Dryden On and off the ice Jacques Plante was a true original; he was extremely talented, boastful, defiant, mysterious, and complex. Throughout his tumultuous career as a goalie, he played for Montreal, New York, St. Louis, Toronto, Boston, and Edmonton. His contributions to and impact on the game were extensive and are reflected in today's rules, equipment, and style of play. Thoroughly investigated through archival and primary research, and including interviews with figures such as Jean Beliveau, Henri Richard, Dickie Moore, and Scotty Bowman, this biography sheds light on one of the most pivotal figures in the history of hockey. From the Hardcover edition.

Author Biography

A member of the Society for International Hockey Research, Todd Denault is a freelance writer who has had his work featured in numerous online and print publications. A graduate of Carleton University and Lakehead University, Todd resides in Cobourg, Ontario. This is his first book.


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