Jacques Plante, Canadian-Swiss ice hockey player, coach, and sportscaster (d. 1986) was born on January 17, 1929.

Joseph Jacques Omer Plante was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender. During a career lasting from 1947 to 1975, he was considered to be one of the most important innovators in hockey. He played for the Montreal Canadiens from 1953 to 1963; during his tenure, the team won the Stanley Cup six times, including five consecutive wins. In 2017 Plante was named one of the "100 Greatest NHL Players" in history.

Jacques Plante, Canadian-Swiss ice hockey player, coach, and sportscaster (d. 1986) was born on January 17, 1929.

January 17, 1929

Jacques Plante, Canadian-Swiss ice hockey player, coach, and sportscaster (d. 1986) was born on January 17, 1929.

Joseph Jacques Omer Plante was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender. During a career lasting from 1947 to 1975, he was considered to be one of the most important innovators in hockey. He played for the Montreal Canadiens from 1953 to 1963; during his tenure, the team won the Stanley Cup six times, including five consecutive wins. In 2017 Plante was named one of the "100 Greatest NHL Players" in history.