Family of late Blackhawks player Montador sues NHL

The family of the late Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Steve Montador sued the NHL on Tuesday, accusing the league of failing to keep him reasonably safe and not providing him with crucial medical information on the permanent ramifications of brain trauma. Montador, who played for six NHL teams, died in February at age 35 of an undisclosed cause at his home in Mississauga, Ontario...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Montador's family sues NHL over head trauma

The family of deceased hockey player Steve Montador is suing the NHL. The Montador family lawsuit states that the NHL "failed to provide him with up-to-date medical information about the risk of long-term brain damage" while promoting and glorifying fighting.Montador was found dead in his Ontario home in February at the age of 35. He reportedly suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Family of former NHL player Steve Montador files lawsuit against NHL

The family of former NHL player Steve Montador has filed a lawsuit in a U.S. federal court in Chicago Tuesday against the NHL, claiming the league failed to give Montador up-to-date information about the medical risks of long-term brain damage, according to a report from TSN.Montador was found dead in his greater Toronto area home on Feb. 15, 2015. He was 35 years old. His first...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Late NHL vet Steve Montador offered to donate brain years ago

TORONTO -- Before concussions were a serious topic in hockey, Steve Montador knew all about the consequences of head injuries. Five years ago, while still playing in the NHL, Montador committed to donating his brain to research. Dr. Charles Tator of the University of Toronto told that story at Montador's memorial service Saturday in Mississauga, Ontario. "He didn't know when it was...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

In memory of Steve Montador

It’s been a tough year for the hockey community. This has been a year that saw the fathers of Zach Parise and Ryan Suter pass away within two weeks of each other. It’s a year where the assistant equipment manager for the Blackhawks, Clint Reif, died right before Christmas, and then a Blackhawks beat writer, […] The post In memory of Steve Montador appeared first on Along the Boards.
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL reporter retracts Steve Montador suicide report

Former NHL defenseman Steve Montador was found dead in his home on Sunday, and the cause of death is not yet known. While tributes poured in from around the hockey world, Globe and Mail hockey reporter James Mirtle made an assumption he would instantly regret. [via @RedMileDJ] Mirtle immediately faced backlash on Twitter, and after deleting the original tweet, he issued an apology...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Former NHL Defenseman Steve Montador Dead At 35

Steve Montador, former NHL defenseman, was found dead at his home on Saturday morning.
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February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Tragic: Former Blackhawk Found Dead in Home

For the second time in three months, tragedy has struck the Blackhawks organization. Former Blackhawks defenseman Steve Montador was found dead in his Mississauga, Ontario, home early Sunday morning, According to the Mississauga News, “police said a female friend woke up at 2 a.m. to find Montador deceased. She contacted police and he was pronounced dead just after 2:30 a.m. at...
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February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Former NHL defenseman Steve Montador dead at 35

Former NHL defenseman Steve Montador died Sunday morning from undisclosed causes at his home in Mississauga, Ontario, according to reports. "Foul play is not suspected, pending the outcome of an autopsy," a police spokesperson told the Brampton Guardian, which reports the incident is being treated as a sudden death investigation, not a criminal investigation. Montador, 35, played...
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February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Former NHL player Steve Montador found dead

By Mike Cole Former NHL defenseman Steve Montador has died, according to multiple reports. He was 35 years old. Mississauga News reported Sunday that Montador was found dead inside his Mississauga home Sunday morning. Peel Regional Police told the paper Montador was found by a female friend early Sunday morning. She called the police and Montador was pronounced dead shortly thereafter...
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February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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