A goaltender mask, commonly referred to as a goalie mask or a hockey mask, is a mask worn ... The mask was made of leather, and had a wire cage which protected the face, as well as Honma's large circular glasses. It was not until 1959 that ...
Hockey has been played for over 100 years in North America and over 500 years in Europe, but amazingly the goalie mask is a relatively new invention.
Japan's Teiji Honma was the first to wear a goalie mask in the Olympics, made of leather with a wired cage in the Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936 Winter Olympics ...
Jan 8, 2017 ... Who invented the goalie mask – Jacques Plante? ... the summer, Mr. Plante agreed to sit while a mould of plaster of Paris was made of his face.
Nov 4, 2009 ... Jacques Plante, goalie of the Montreal Canadiens wearing a mask. ... from the locker room with a crude home-made fiberglass mask in place.
The goalie mask in hockey has evolved from a crude face shield to a ... Jacques Plante made history in 1959 when refused to play after a facial injury without a ...
Since each mask is custom made for the individual goalie NO TWO MASKS ARE ALIKE so a full head cast is required to ensure a proper fit. The entire casting ...