Into the InGoal Magazine Archives
(this post was updated to reflect the current date)
Today is the 53rd anniversary of the day that Jacques Plante first wore a mask in an NHL game. While not the first goaltender to wear a mask, this event was groundbreaking and paved the way for the use of masks by goaltenders today.
On the 50th anniversary, InGoal presented a few pieces on the event. Reaching back into the archives you may enjoy reading: