Former Blackhawks D Steve Montador found dead at age 35
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Former Blackhawks D Steve Montador found dead at age 35
Sunday February 15th, 2015

UPDATE: Authorities have determined Montador died of natural causes, according to multiple reports

Former Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Steve Montador was found dead at his home in Mississauga, Ontario on Sunday, according to the Mississauga News

Regional police, who do not suspect foul play was involved, found Montador, 35, around 2:30 a.m. Sunday after a female acquaintance of Montador's notified authorities, according to the report. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of death was not immediately known. 

The Vancouver native was signed by the Calgary Flames during the 2001-02 season and played for six different NHL teams.

Montador most recently played in the NHL for the 2011-12 Chicago Blackhawks, during which he suffered a season-ending concussion.

In the 2013-14 season, Montador played in the multi-national Kontinental Hockey League. 

Montador logged 33 goals and 98 assists over 571 games in his 10-year NHL career. 

- Will Green


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