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  • Late Steve Montador, a former Blackhawks player, had CTE brain damage

    Late Steve Montador, a former Blackhawks player, had CTE brain damage
    Steve Montador knew something was wrong inside his brain. And he thought he might know the reason. Were the symptoms he couldn't shake — depression, sleeplessness, memory loss — related to the concussions he had suffered playing in the...
  • Steve Montador suffered from degenerative brain disease, autopsy finds

    Steve Montador suffered from degenerative brain disease, autopsy finds
    Former Ducks defenseman Steve Montador, who died in February, suffered from a degenerative brain disease, according to autopsy results revealed Tuesday. The Canadian Sports Concussion Project said in a statement that Montador's brain showed widespread...
  • Steve Montador's death should prod NHL to ban fighting altogether

    On the Instagram account of Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo, a smiling photo of late NHL defenseman Steve Montador with friends accompanies a caption that summed up sentiments around the league. "The time we shared made me wiser, stronger, more...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Kings and Sharks headed in opposite directions

    NHL pluses and minuses: Kings and Sharks headed in opposite directions
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week: + Just over two weeks ago, the Kings were in a 1-5-2 slump and had dropped out of the top eight in the Western Conference. They've since won seven consecutive...
  • Hundreds gather for Steve Montador funeral

    Hundreds gather for Steve Montador funeral
    MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Hundreds of friends, family members and teammates gathered Saturday for former NHL defenseman Steve Montador's funeral. He died last weekend at the age of 35. “Imagine if there was a time where there wasn't hockey: You...
  • Steve Montador offered years ago to donate brain

    Steve Montador offered years ago to donate brain
    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...
  • Steve Montador offered to donate brain for research

    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. During Montador's funeral in Mississauga on Saturday, Dr....
  • Former Blackhawk Steve Montador planned to sue NHL over concussions

    Former Blackhawk Steve Montador planned to sue NHL over concussions
    In the month before he died, former Blackhawks defenseman Steve Montador was preparing to sue the NHL over its failure to deal with the issue of concussions and to warn its players of the risk of long-term brain damage from concussions. William Gibbs of...
  • Friday's recap: Avalanche 4, Blackhawks 1

    Friday's recap: Avalanche 4, Blackhawks 1
    The summary Tyson Barrie had two goals and an assist, Gabriel Landeskog a goal and an assist and Brad Stuart scored a fluky goal to lift the Avalanche to a 4-1 victory over the Blackhawks on Friday night at the United Center. Semyon Varlamov continued...
  • Blackhawks' Trevor van Riemsdyk takes big step in recovery

    Blackhawks' Trevor van Riemsdyk takes big step in recovery
    Toward the end of the Chicago Blackhawks' morning skate Friday at the United Center, coach Joel Quenneville approached Trevor van Riemsdyk at center ice to ask how the defenseman was feeling. The smile on van Riemsdyk's face was all the answer that...
  • The NHL's denial of the obvious

    The NHL's denial of the obvious
    The death of a well-liked hockey journeyman has put another face on the National Hockey League's growing concussion problem. It has also highlighted some of the pitfalls of covering an issue in which the sports media will play a key role in any progress....