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Jacques Plante

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Halligan, John. "Plante: Just Who Was That Masked Man?" New York Times (March 16, 1986): Section 5, p. 2.

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Zurkowsky, Herb. "The other man behind the mask; Bathgate shot at Plante and changed the face of hockey forever." Ottawa Citizen (April 25, 1993): C7.


"Joseph Jacques Omer 'Jake the Snake' Plante." http://ucsu.colorado.edu/~norrisdt/bio/plante.html (November 2, 2002).

"The Legends: Players: Jacques Plante: Biography." Legends of Hockey. http://www.legendsofhockey.net:8080/LegendsOfHockey/jsp/Legen … (November 2, 2002).

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Famous Sports StarsHockeyJacques Plante Biography - Played Professional Hockey, Chronology, Began Wearing Goalie Mask, Traded To The Rangers, Career Statistics