Mike Liut | St.Louis Blues

The National Hockey League (NHL) pits 30 teams who play against each other throughout the regular season in North America with the goal of earning a playoff

November 1st marks the 50th anniversary of the first time a goalie, Jacques Plante, wore a mask in an NHL game.  Not quite the same as Willie O’Ree breaking the NHL’s color barrier, or …

It began in After experimenting with designs off the ice for months, Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jacques Plante felt he had found the right kind of goalie mask to use for protection in a game, but there was just one problem.

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