|Born||December 21, 1979
Vancouver, BC, CAN
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||211 lb (96 kg; 15 st 1 lb)|
|KHL Medveščak Zagreb
Steve Montador (born December 21, 1979 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays for the KHL Medveščak Zagreb of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
He has also played in the OHL for 5 seasons; 2 for the North Bay Centennials, 2 for the Erie Otters and 1 for the Peterborough Petes. He made his NHL debut with the Calgary Flames during 2001–02 NHL season. He went on to play 4 seasons with the Calgary Flames before he was traded to the Florida Panthers along with Dustin Johner for Kristian Huselius. During the 2007-08 offseason he signed as a free agent with the Anaheim Ducks. He was traded by the Ducks at the trade deadline to the Boston Bruins in exchange for Petteri Nokelainen. He signed as a free agent with the Buffalo Sabres in the 2008-09 offseason and played 2 seasons with them before signing with the Chicago Blackhawks during the 2010-11 offseason. He played a season with the Blackhawks and his contract was bought out on June 28, 2013.
References[change | change source]
- "Blackhawks to use buyouts on Montador, Olesz". Chicago Blackhawks. http://blackhawks.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=675476. Retrieved 2013-11-22.
- "Conqueror of Calder and Stanley finalist Montador signed (In Croatian)". KHL Medveščak Zagreb. http://www.medvescak.com/khl/osvajac-caldera-i-finalist-stanleya-steve-montador-pojacao-medvescak-no486. Retrieved 2013-11-22.