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Mile High Hockey Feb 25, 2015

Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL February 25th, 2015

Yesterday I linked an article about how Larionov feels that the NHL stifles players. Raw Charge looks at the accusation. [Raw Charge] Tuukka Rask has had an insect named after him. [The Star] Steve Montador agreed to donate his brain to research five years ago. Unfortunately, the donation came much quicker than was hoped by anyone. [Boston Herald] Ben Chiarot has a broken hand fighting Daniel Winnik, expect him out for 6 weeks. [Pro Hockey Talk] Toews delivers a very serious public announcement. [SI] {Video} Gordie Howe's family is defending their choice to have a stem cell procedure done....
Los Angeles Times Feb 23, 2015

Steve Montador offered to donate brain for research

Former NHL defenseman Steve Montador, who was found dead at his home in Canada earlier this month, committed to donating his brain to research, according to a doctor at the University of Toronto.
National Post Feb 21, 2015

Former NHL defenceman Steve Montador remembered by family, teammates at memorial

Hundreds gathered at the Mississauga Convention Centre to pay tribute to Montador's life and career
Buffalo News Feb 18, 2015

Montador’s head hits added up

Steve Montador died unexpectedly Sunday in his home in Mississauga. Police did not suspect foul play when his body was found. He had a history of concussions. He suffered from depression. His... Read More
Columbus Dispatch Feb 17, 2015

Blue Jackets: Leopold mourns former teammate Montador

The most important item carried in the hockey bag of Blue Jackets defenseman Jordan Leopold isn’t a pair of skates or gloves or any other tools of his trade. Instead, it is a well-worn sheet of paper, filled with words of encouragement written by Steve Montador, a former teammate. Montador, 35, died at his Mississauga, Ontario, home early Sunday. The cause is unknown pending an autopsy, according to Peel Regional Police.
Los Angeles Times Feb 16, 2015

Kings' Robyn Regehr pays tribute to his former teammate Steve Montador

Kings defenseman Robyn Regehr remembered where he was when Steve Montador scored his first NHL playoff goal, a massive one, in fact, coming in overtime for the Calgary Flames against the San Jose Sharks in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in 2004.
National Post Feb 16, 2015

Toronto Maple Leafs forward David Clarkson remembers his ‘big-hearted’ friend Steve Montador: ‘We were very close’

Toronto Maple Leafs forward David Clarkson had known Steve Montador since his rookie year in the National Hockey League
Stanley Cup of Chowder Feb 16, 2015

Remembering Steve Montador

Yesterday morning, the hockey world was devastated by the news that another player has been taken from us far too soon. Steve Montador, who was acquired by the Bruins at the 2008-2009 deadline before moving on to Buffalo for the following season, was found dead in his Ontario home at the age of 35. A teammate of Andrew Ference and Marc Savard in both Calgary and Boston, the two took to twitter yesterday to express themselves about his death. A true warrior and great friend passed away last night "Monty". We will miss you dearly #RIP Thoughts and prayers are with his family — marc savard...
Second City Hockey Feb 16, 2015

Morning Bag Skate: Hockey world reacts to death of Steve Montador

Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the world of hockey. It's the first of two off days for the 'Hawks before they continue their homestand Wednesday against the Red Wings. For now, here's the latest news: **Former 'Hawks defenseman Steve Montador was found dead in his home at age 35. Police don't suspect foul play or suicide at this time. (SCH) **The hockey community's reaction to the unfortunate news regarding Montador was fairly incredible. (SCH) **Recent call-up and Chicagoland native Ryan Hartman says he is having the time of his life playing for his favorite...

Former Flame Steve Montador Dead at 35

A sad revelation came across the hockey world earlier today.  Former Flame Steve Montador was found unresponsive in his Mississauga, ON home at around 2:00 A.M. E.S.T. and was pronounced dead around 2:30.  Montador was only 35 and had just played last season for the Kontinental Hockey League's Medvescak Zagreb.  He also played for the Panthers, Ducks, Bruins, Sabres and Blackhawks.  TVA's Renaud Lavoie was the first to break the news. It's with sadness that I just learn the passing of Steve Montador. He was 35 years old. He played 571 games in the NHL. — Renaud Lavoie (@renlavoietva)...
Boston Herald Feb 16, 2015

Bruins Notebook: Montador death saddens ex-mates

CALGARY, Alberta — Many people across the NHL personally were touched by the shocking news from Ontario that longtime NHL defenseman Steve Montador was found dead in his Mississauga home yesterday morning. He was 35 years old.
Buffalo News Feb 15, 2015

Montador never quit playing role of teammate

One of the fringe benefits of this gig is meeting more interesting people than you could ever imagine. Steve Montador played for the Sabres for just two years but he stands out as a man with wisdom ... Read More
Newark Star-Ledger Feb 15, 2015

Hockey world expresses sadness of Steve Montador's death on Twitter

Former NHL defenseman, 35, was found dead at his home in Canada early Sunday morning.


TWITTER: @GeorgeRichards The Panthers held a moment of silence for defenseman Steve Montador who was found dead in his suburban Toronto home on Sunday morning. Montador, 35, spent three seasons with the Panthers from 2005-08 and played for five other...
Grand Rapids Press Feb 15, 2015

Red Wings' Stephen Weiss on Steve Montador: 'One of the most kind, generous guys in the game'

Montador, 35, died on Sunday. He played for six teams over 10 NHL seasons.

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