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Chicago Blackhawks Trivia Tuesday!

By Josh Brink
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Chicago Blackhawks Goalie Jacques Plante, goalie hockey mask innovator. (Photo courtesy of torontoist.com)

C. Jacques Plante

If you answered Jacques Plante you are correct! On November 7, 1959, Jacques Plante wore a face mask for the first time in an NHL game at Montreal Forum as the Chicago Blackhawks battled the Montreal Canadiens which ended in a 2-2 tie.

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