How would you like a job where, every time you make a mistake, a big red light goes on and 18,000 people boo?
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|Birth:||17th January, 1929|
|Death:||27th February, 1986|
|Profession:||Ice Hockey Player|
Joseph Jacques Omer Plante was born in Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Quebec, Canada. He was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender. 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. He retired in 1965 but was persuaded to return to the National Hockey League to play for the expansion St. Louis Blues in 1968. He was later traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1970 and to the Boston Bruins in 1973. He ranks seventh among NHL goalies for all-time career wins with 437. He joined the World Hockey Association as coach and general manager for the Quebec Nordiques in 1973–74. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1978.
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