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Jacques Plante

Jacques Plante



Hart Memorial Trophy: 1962
NHL First Allstar Team: 1956, 1959, 1962
NHL Second Allstar Team: 1957, 1958, 1960, 1972
Stanley Cup Champion: 1953, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960
Led NHL in GAA: 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1969, 1971
Led NHL in sv%: 1956, 1959, 1962, 1971
Led NHL in wins: 1956, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1962
Led NHL in shutouts: 1957, 1958, 1959, 1963

Quote:
"I rate him and Terry Sawchuk as the best goalies I've ever seen, with Ken Dryden, Glenn Hall, Bernie Parent and Patrick Roy on the next rung down." - Jean Beliveau
Quote:
"He's the best goalie I've ever had" - Frank Selke
Quote:
"Jacques Plante is the best goaltender I've ever seen" - Anatoli Tarasov

Trivia:

- Plante holds the record for highest sv% ever in a single season: .942 sv% in 1971
- Plante won the Cup 6 times, with an average GAA of 1.80 in those playoffs
- Plante won the Vezina in 3 different decades with 3 different teams
- Plante is regarded as the first goalie to regularly leave his net to play the puck
- Jacques Plante once ate an entire birthday cake before anyone could tell him there was a stripper inside

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