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Ft or uebecDenault did omit one important thing WHY did Plante eel the need to provide coaching to the RUSSIAN goaltender Vladislav Tretiak before Game 1 of the 1972 Summit Series between the USSR and Canada To this day I have no idea what motivated that controversial action It s hard to ault the author on this point however it is probable that Jacues Plante is the only person who ever knew why he chose to take that action and if so he took that secret to his grave Denault cover the incident and he does offer some speculation which at this point is probably the best any hockey writer can doPerhaps the best compliment that I can pay the author is that it is difficult A Mother in the Making for me to believe that this is Todd Denault sirst Her Kind Of Cowboy full length book I already have his 2nd The Greatest Game in my possession and am lookingorward to reading it in 2013 Yes Denault does mention that George Hainesworth wore a version of a mask His Pregnant Christmas Princess for part of one game much earlier in hockey history An excellent book thoroughly researched and well written Because of its presentation style Jacues Plante is bestor adults I recommend it to those who enjoy reading about the sport of hockey and its history the Canadiens goalies etc Jacues was an amazing ma. N today’s rules euipment and style of play Thoroughly investigated through archival and primary research and including interviews with Through the Language Glass figures such as Jean Béliveau Henri Richard Dickie Moore and Scotty Bowman this biography sheds light on one of the most pivotaligures in the history of hock.
In Canada Still I ve read enough about and by the man that I eel 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 irst Private Arrangements (Forged of Steele, full length book Jacues Plante The Man Who Changed the Face of Hockey Ieel I know much Denault goes into depth on the development of the You Are Not A Gadget first goalie mask and its baptism ofire 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 Sanctuary first did themHe also covers lesser know things like Plante s public admonition that goal cages around the league were not of consistent size It turned out that they all had 4 posts but some had the crossbar welded to the top and some to the insides resulting in a differential of 2 of height He shows the events that led to Plante s departurerom each team that he played or ew of them amicably I was especially interested to read of his acrimonious relationship with Harry Sinden and the Boston Bruins which only got worse in the year after he le. Ice Jacues Plante was a true original; he was extremely talented boastful defiant mysterious and complex Throughout his tumultuous career as a goalie he played or Montreal New York St Louis Toronto Boston and Edmonton His contributions to and impact on the game were extensive and are reflected
If you re a an 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 One Part Woman footnotes give 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 greatest goalies of all time now sadly largelyorgotten but Stranger for me he was theirst truly great uber elite goalie and this is an excellent book about him One of the best hockey books I ve read so Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis 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. Theirst ull 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 air number of great goalies But there aren’t many important goalies And Jacues Plante was an important goalie” Ken DrydenOn and off the.