By Raymond Plante
Translated through Darcy Dunton.
Jacque Plante, the 1st nationwide Hockey League goalie to frequently put on protecting facemask, used to be recognized for roving out of his internet. "The Masked Marvel" gained the Vezina trophy seven occasions and have become a member of the Hockey corridor of reputation.
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American Billie Jean King sweeps the foremost women’s tennis tities. Canadian skier Nancy Greene wins the realm Cup. 1967 Expo ‘67: the Montreal World’s reasonable, in which Charles de Gaulle proclaims his well-known “Vive le Québec libre! ” speech. The initial file of the Canadian Royal fee on Bilingualism and Biculturalism recommends bilingualism in federai companies. The Six Day battle within the heart East ends whilst Israel bombs Cairo. “The Colonels” droop democracy in Greece in an army coup. 1968–69 season Jacques Piante indicators with the St. Louis Blues below trainer Scotty Bowman, dividing goaltending tasks with fellow veteran Glenn corridor. He wins his seventh Vézina Trophy, beating Canadien invoice Durnan’s 1949 checklist. 1968 René Lévesque founds the Parti Québécois, offering sovereigntyassociation with the remainder of Canada. Liberal Pierre Elliott Trudeau is elected top minister of Canada. Re-opening of the refurbished Montreal discussion board, a change of the originai 1924 construction. Don Drysdale of the L. A. Dodgers pitches six consecutive no-hit video games . Cassius Clay is stripped of his heavyweight identify for refusing to struggle in Vietnam. Nancy Greene wins the gold medal in significant slalom and the Silver in slalom on the Grenoble wintry weather Olympics. Martin Luther King, apostle of nonviolence, is assassinated in Memphis. Robert Kennedy can also be assassinated in the course of the presidential primaries. Republican Richard Nixon is elected president. In may well, scholar protests shake De Gaulle’s strength in France. In Czechoslovakia, the access of Warsaw Pact tanks into Prague places an finish to Czech hopes of freedom from Soviet domination. 1969–1970 season it's Jacques Plante’s moment season with the St. Louis Blues. 1969 clash erupts in Quebec over invoice sixty three at the use of English within the provincial schooling procedure. Bobby Orr of the Boston Bruins wins the scoring championship, the one defenceman to accomplish this feat in NHL historical past. Protests opposed to the Vietnam conflict within the usa assemble momentum. The Montreal Expos start to play at Jarry Park. Pitcher Claude Raymond is the 1st Canadian to play for the workforce. Neil Armstrong is the 1st person to stroll at the moon. Yasser Arafat turns into head of the Palestinian Liberation association. 1970 Jacques Piante is traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Fibrosport corporation in Magog, of which Jacques Piante is 51-percent-owner, starts off mass construction of the hockey masks. Jacques’ son Michel, two decades outdated, takes over creation operations. Piante meets Raymonde Udrisard, who becomes his moment spouse. 1970 In Quebec, the October problem happens whilst front de Libération du Québec, a clandestine separatist staff, kidnaps British diplomat James move and murders the provincial labour minister, Pierre Laporte. leading Minister Trudeau implements the battle Measures Act, briefly postponing civil rights in Canada. Charles de Gaulle dies in France. new groups sign up for the NHL: the Vancouver Canucks and the Buffalo Sabres. Ken Dryden starts his nine-year reign as Canadiens goalie.