Steve Montador

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Gary Bettman’s Denying The Obvious

Bettman claims there’s no link between hockey and CTE.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. (Getty Images)

Gary Bettman: ‘No Evidence’ Of Link Between Hockey, Brain Trauma Disease CTE

The late Steve Montador, a former Blackhawk who died at 35, had CTE.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2015

Daniel Carcillo. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Blackhawks’ Daniel Carcillo Mourns Steve Montador, Calls On League, Union To Help Ex-NHL Players

Carcillo is trying to raise awareness for the exit protocol of NHL players and how some need more help.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2015

Steve Montador in 2011. (Getty Images)

Report: Steve Montador Planned To Sue NHL Over Concussions

The lawsuit is still expected to be filed on behalf of the late Montador.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2015

Steve Montador. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Montador Death Sad, Scary

Montador’s death could prompt more support and communication for NHL players.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2015

Steve Montador. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Former Blackhawks Defenseman Steve Montador Found Dead Inside Home

Former Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Steve Montador was found dead inside of his home in Mississauga, Ontario Sunday morning, according to The Mississauga News.


Jimmy Hayes is stopped by Ty Conklin on a third period penalty shot. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hawks Recall Hayes, Assign Montador To Rockford

The Blackhawks have recalled forward Jimmy Hayes from Rockford and assigned defenseman Steve Montador to the Icehogs.


Steve Montador. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge On The Hawks: Montador Active But Won’t Play; Neither Will Frolik

Steve Montador has been activated for the first time this season, but will not play tonight against the Colorado Avalanche.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2013

Petr Sykora #15 of the New Jersey Devils (3rd from left) celebrates his powerplay goal at 15:42 of the first period against the Chicago Blackhawks at the Prudential Center on March 27, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Brodeur Stymies Blackhawks, Devils Win In Shootout

Travis Zajac and Patrik Elias scored in a shootout and Martin Brodeur made 37 saves and stopped four of five shooters to give the New Jersey Devils a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night.


Jonathan Toews

Toews, Hjalmarsson Skip California Trip

Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews, defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson and defenseman Steve Montador did not travel with the team to Los Angeles Friday.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012

Steve Montador. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Place Montador On IR, Recall Olsen

The Blackhawks placed defenseman Steve Montador on injured reserve Friday and recalled Dylan Olsen from Rockford.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2012

Chicago Blackhawks' John Scott right, fights with St. Louis Blues' Cam Janssen in the first period of a NHL hockey game in Chicago, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Zawaski: NHL’s Instigator Rule Hurting The Game

When Jared Boll left his feet to deliver a check on Andrew Brunette last night, Montador answered what was a borderline illegal hit as almost any NHL teammate worth his salt would have — he dropped the gloves.

670 The Score–01/11/2012

Steve Montador. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: More Kids On The Way For Blackhawks

With Daniel Carcillo’s future up in the air with his injury and impending suspension, and now Steve Montador and Marcus Kruger being placed on IR, the Blackhawks have recalled defenseman Dylan Olsen and forward Andrew Shaw.

670 The Score–01/04/2012

Steve Montador. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hawks Recall Olsen, Place Kruger, Montador On IR

The Blackhawks announced Wednesday they have recalled defenseman Dylan Olsen from Rockford and placed forward Marcus Kruger and defenseman Steve Montador on injured reserve.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks makes a save during their game against the Chicago Blackhawks at HP Pavilion at San Jose on November 23, 2011 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sharks’ Niemi Shuts Out Blackhawks, 1-0

Antti Niemi made 34 saves against his former team for his first shutout of the season and Jason Demers broke a scoreless tie late in the second period with his first goal to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night.


Shawn Horcoff #10 of the Edmonton Oilers slides the puck past a sprawling Ray Emery #30 of the Chicago Blackhawks on November 19, 2011 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Dale MacMillan/Getty Images)

Oilers Embarrass Blackhawks, 9-2

The Edmonton Oilers didn’t just break their four-game losing streak, they smashed it to pieces. Taylor Hall had a hat trick, Jordan Eberle had a goal and three assists, and rookie Ryan Nugent-Hopkins set up five goals for the Oilers, who ended their skid in a big way with a 9-2 rout of the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.


Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks slips between Ryan Kesler #17 and Kevin Bieksa #3 of the Vancouver Canucks during the first period in NHL action on November 16, 2011 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Get 4th Straight Win, Beat Canucks 5-1

Andrew Brunette and Patrick Kane scored power-play goals midway through the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks rallied from an early deficit to win their fourth straight game, 5-1 over the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night.


Nick Leddy

Leddy, D-Men Impress In Win Over Oilers

During the Blackhawks 6-3 win over the Oilers Monday night, I found myself impressed by the play of Blackhawks defensemen.  Whether Steve Montador was stepping up into the play and putting moves on display that […]

670 The Score–11/14/2011

Steve Montador. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Toews, Montador Score Twice As Blackhawks Top Oilers

Jonathan Toews and Steve Montador each scored twice to help the Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-3 on Sunday night for their third straight victory.

CBS Chicago–11/13/2011

Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita

Hull And Mikita Among Former ‘Hawks Scheduled To Be At Convention

In only its fourth year of existence, the Chicago Blackhawks Convention has turned into a hot ticket. On Tuesday, the organization announced the scheduled appearances by current and former players to the sold out event this weekend.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011