|1968 NHL DRAFT PICK|
Selected in first round
1 overall by Montreal Canadiens
Born June 1, 1948.
Died December 30, 2006
Height: 5-11 Weight:
|BEFORE THE DRAFT|
Drummondville (QJHL) |
Montreal, Quebec (Canada)
Hometown: New Glasgow, Quebec
PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
GAA Leader: 1967-68 (Drummondville) (2.10 GAA)
| Debut: March 30, 1971 (Los Angeles at St.
Numbers: 30 (St. Louis); 1 (Montreal); 1, 31
(Kansas City/Colorado); 31 (Pittsburgh); 1 (Quebec)
Cup: 1973 (Montreal). Playing Status: Retired
|CAREER NHL STATISTICS|
MON, KC/ COL, PIT, QUE||299||92-136-54||3.79||2||n/a|
|CAREER NHL PLAYOFF STATISTICS|
AWARDS AND HONORS
Colorado Player of Year (Three-Stars Leader):
Colorado Most Popular Player: 1976-77
Held former Pittsburgh record of 22 saves in a period.
|Post-Draft Teams: Cleveland (AHL);
Jacksonville (EHL); Kansas City (CHL); Nova Scotia (AHL); Hershey (AHL);
Hampton, Philadelphia (AHL); Fort Worth (CHL); Binghamton (AHL)|
AWARDS AND HONORS
AHL Calder Cup:
1972 (Nova Scotia)
WHA Draft Pick: 1972 (by Quebec)
AHL Playoffs Wins Leader: 1972 (Nova Scotia) (12 wins)
Playoffs Shutouts Leader: 1972 (Nova Scotia) (3 shutouts)
Playoffs GAA Leader: 1972 (Nova Scotia) (1.25 GAA)
CHL Playoffs Goalie Games/Minutes Leader: 1980 (Fort
CHL Playoffs Wins Leader: 1980 (Fort Worth) (8 wins)
Playoffs Shutouts Co-leader: 1980 (Fort Worth) (1 shutout)
Miscellaneous: Became first professional goalie to
score a goal when he scored for Kansas City (CHL) in a game against Oklahoma
City on Feb. 21, 1971. While clearing a loose puck with 44 seconds left in a
2-1 game, he flipped it all the way down the ice into the opposing goal. ...
Died of a heart attack in Ile du Pas, Quebec, at age 58.
|HOW HE GOT AWAY|
|LOAN/EXPANSION: Montreal loaned Plasse to St.
Louis for cash on Dec. 11, 1970. Montreal got him back on Aug. 23, 1971.
Montreal lost Plasse when it left him unprotected for the 1974 NHL
Expansion Draft and he was claimed by Kansas City on June 12, 1974. ||
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