STEVE MONTADOR NEWS

Blackhawks' Carcillo speaks out in memory of late friend Montador

  Daniel Carcillo didn't get a chance to grieve for Steve Montador, his close friend and former teammate with the Chicago Blackhawks. When Montador died in mid-February, Carcillo attended the funeral in Ontario and went right back to work, trying to keep his lineup spot on a championship-contending club. But the more he dwelled on Montador's death following years of post-concussion...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

In Montador's memory, Hawks' Carcillo speaks out for players

CHICAGO (AP) Daniel Carcillo didn't get a chance to grieve for Steve Montador, his close friend and former teammate with the Chicago Blackhawks. When Montador died in mid-February, Carcillo attended the funeral in Ontario and went right back to work, trying to keep his lineup spot on a championship-contending club. But the more he dwelled on Montador's death following years of post...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bettman: NHL cap will climb; no evidence linking concussions, CTE

  NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman expects the salary cap for the 2015-16 season to settle in around $71 million, depending on the fluctuations of the Canadian dollar. Appearing between the first and second periods of Game 3 of the Western Conference finals Thursday night between the Anaheim Ducks and hometown Blackhawks, the commissioner said he expects it to climb five percent from...
Via AP on Fox
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Bettman: NHL cap with climb; no evidence linking concussions, CTE

  NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman expects the salary cap for the 2015-16 season to settle in around $71 million, depending on the fluctuations of the Canadian dollar. Appearing between the first and second periods of Game 3 of the Western Conference finals Thursday night between the Anaheim Ducks and hometown Blackhawks, the commissioner said he expects it to climb five percent from...
Via AP on Fox
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL salary cap will climb to $71 million next season

CHICAGO (AP) NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman expects the salary cap for the 2015-16 season to settle in around $71 million, depending on the fluctuations of the Canadian dollar. Appearing between the first and second periods of Game 3 of the Western Conference finals Thursday night between the Anaheim Ducks and hometown Blackhawks, the commissioner said he expects it to climb five...
Via AP on Fox
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Melnyk's need for a miracle a reminder of mortality in sports

The story on the ice for the Senators this season was a miraculous one, but the story off the ice in Ottawa was filled with misfortune.First, there was the news in the fall that general manager Bryan Murray was diagnosed with colon cancer. Then, just one day before the start of the postseason, assistant coach Mark Reeds passed away from cancer. On Thursday, the Senators announced...
Via Fox Sports
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Autopsy: NHL's Steve Montador had degenerative brain disease

TORONTO (AP) An autopsy of Steve Montador's brain shows the former NHL defenseman had degenerative brain disease. The 35-year-old Montador, who had multiple concussions during his career with six NHL teams, died in February at home in Mississauga, Ontario. His brain was donated to the Canadian Sports Concussion Project at Toronto's Krembil Neuroscience Center for analysis. Dr. Charles...
Via AP on Fox
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Emotional Carcillo advocates for mental health following death of Steve Montador

The entire NHL was shocked by the premature death of former player (and former Sabre) Steve Montador. There was the initial burst of news and memorial ceremonies before the talk about Montador died down. But fans often only see players through the lens of a game, and that makes it difficult to understand how players are truly coping with Montador's death.  Daniel Carcillo showed...
Via Fox Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL's Montador offered years ago to donate brain

TORONTO (AP) -- 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...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
February 23, 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...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL's Montador offered years ago to donate brain

TORONTO (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Best and Worst from the NHL: Week 21

Trying to find the best and worst of hockey in one convenient and weekly column? Does this column sound too good to be true? Who is this guy and why is he asking me these questions? Luckily I have answered all of your prayers and will be giving you the rundown each Wednesday. If you think I missed anything feel free to email me at sblaze17@gmail.com. Best: Roberto Luongo’s goofiness...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Best and Worst from the NHL: Week 21

Trying to find the best and worst of hockey in one convenient and weekly column? Does this column sound too good to be true? Who is this guy and why is he asking me these questions? Luckily I have answered all of your prayers and will be giving you the rundown each Wednesday. If you think I missed anything feel free to email me at sblaze17@gmail.com. Best: Roberto Luongo’s goofiness...
Via Bloguin Best
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Random NHL Thoughts - 2/18/15

-The hockey community lost another good person earlier this week. Former NHL defenseman Steve Montador passed away in his home last Sunday. He played 571 games in 10 seasons in the NHL. He was undrafted and began his hockey career with the Calgary Flames. Steve also played for the Florida Panthers, Anaheim Ducks, Boston Bruins, Buffalo Sabres, and Chicago Blackhawks. The Vancouver...
Via Puckrant.com
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Around the NHL: Franson, Santorelli to Nashville, Montador

  View image | gettyimages.com Getting a jump on the NHL trade deadline, the Nashville Predators have acquired Cody Franson and Mike Santorelli from the Toronto Maple Leafs. Nashville sent veteran forward Olli Jokinen, prospect Brendan Leipsic, and a 2015 first round pick to the Leafs. Franson had six goals and 26 assists for 32 points in 55 games for Toronto this season...
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February 16, 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

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 2|16|15

As successful as the New York Islanders have been this season, they have yet to pull away from the rest of the Metropolitan Division. Tonight, they will get a chance to add a tiny-bit of cushion in their bid for first place. There’s a big hockey game that’s about to go down at the Old Barn, as the New York Islanders will attempt to win their fifth-straight game with the New...
Via Islanders Insight
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks: Staying strong on Ice

On the eve of the death of Steve Montador the former Blackhawk defense men. The Blackhawks skated in a tough bout all night. The 22,169 fans that came out in the cold frigid night in Chicago were in for a good one. In this tight-checking contest the Blackhawks were able to capture points, in which, […]
Via Full Scale Sports
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.
Via Gamedayr
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Former NHL defenseman Steve Montador dies

TORONTO (AP) Former NHL defenseman Steve Montador has died at age 35. Peel Region Police say Montador was found unconscious in his home in Mississauga, Ontario, early Sunday morning and was later pronounced dead. No foul play was suspected. Montador made his NHL debut in 2001 with Calgary and played for six teams in parts of 10 seasons. The defenseman had 33 goals and 98 assists...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 2/15/15

  Before we begin with the regularly scheduled Puck Dump, Barry Melrose Rocks would like to pass along our condolences to family, friends and fans of Steve Montador, who passed away this morning. What everyone is talking aboutThe trade market is heating up, and the Maple Leafs are unloading players. They traded Cody Franson and Mike Santorelli to Nashville for Olli Jokinen, a prospect...
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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...
Via Sports Mockery
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...
Via Fox Sports
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Former NHL player Steve Montador found dead

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. There’s...
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February 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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