They played with passion and a rugged determination, carried by an enduring love for the game; in an era when there was little protective equipment, the hard-playing goaltenders of the Original Six
TM hockey teams often risked injury as they fearlessly stood toe-to-toe against the prolific scorers of the 1950s and ‘60s. Each of these Canadian-born netminders brought their own style of play and made some of pro hockey’s most memorable saves, all while setting the bar with impressive performance standards and helping to shape modern goaltending. Theirs is a lasting legacy on a sport that plays an important part in Canadian culture – a legacy that is celebrated with these fine silver coins.
The reverse design features a meticulously engraved portrait of the hockey goaltender Jacques Plante, who became renowned for his agility and sharp skills during the National Hockey League
® Original SixTM era. Crouched in front of the net, the maskless netminder maintains his focused stare as he defends the Montreal Canadiens’® net, poised with his trapper and goalie stick to block any shot that comes his way.
A spectacular collectible and an extraordinary gift for fans who are truly passionate about their team, the game and its history!
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