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Steve Montador
Steve Montador
Defenseman
(MAWN-tuh-dor)
Number: 5
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 210
Shoots: Right
Born: Dec 21, 1979
Birthplace: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Acquired: From BUF for a seventh-round pick in 2012 or 2013 on June 29, 2011.

2012-13: Has not played

 

2011-12: Registered 14 points (5G, 9A) in 52 regular-season contests … Finished with a +9 plus/minus rating in 27 tilts at the United Center … Posted four multi-point efforts … Collected a season-high two assists on Jan. 12 vs. MIN … Recorded a season-high 19 penalty minutes against CBJ on Jan. 10 … Tallied the first multi-goal game of his NHL career and added a season-high four hits on Nov. 13 against EDM … Netted his first goal in a Blackhawks sweater, the game-winner, added an assist for his first multi-point game of the season, and registered a fighting major for a Gordie Howe hat trick at CBJ on Nov. 10 … Notched the first point of his Blackhawks career with an assist against DAL on Oct. 8 in the club’s home opener … Missed 30 regular-season games (Jan. 2-6; Feb. 10-March 27; March 29-April 7) and all six postseason tilts due to injury..



2010-11: Recorded career highs in assists (21), points (26) and  plus/minus rating (+16) in 73 regular-season contests with BUF … Paced club defensemen with 83 penalty minutes and a +16 rating … … Notched four multi-point efforts … Registered a pair of two-assist performances on Oct. 10 at ATL and on Feb. 25 vs. OTT … Compiled a seven-game streak during which he posted an even or positive plus/minus rating from Feb. 25-March 6, accruing a +12 rating over that time … Notched one assist in six Stanley Cup Playoffs contests with BUF ... Notched an assist on the overtime GWG and logged a postseason-high 18:03 of ice time at PHI in Game 5 of the conference quarterfinals on April 22.

2009-10: Registered 23 points (5G, 18A) in 78 regular-season tilts with BUF … Paced club defensemen with two GWG … Ranked second among club blueliners in points (23) and goals (5) in his inaugural campaign with BUF… Notched one goal and accrued a +3 rating in six Stanley Cup Playoffs contests.

2008-09:
Tallied 21 points on (4G, 17A) while posting a career-high 143 PIM in 78 regular-season contests split between ANA and BOS … Notched one assist in his final 13 regular-season contests of the campaign with BOS after being traded by ANA at the trade deadline on March 4… Notched two helpers and added one marker in 11 playoff tilts with BOS … Ranked second on the team in postseason play with 18 PIM … Started the season with ANA, registering 20 points (4G, 16A) in 65 tilts before being traded.

2007-08: Recorded an NHL career-high eight goals in his third campaign with FLA … Amassed 23 points (8G, 15A) in 73 regular-season contests with the club … Registered an NHL career game high in points (3) two separate times during the campaign, tallying a goal and two helpers in both.

2006-07:
Paced the club with 119 PIM and dished out eight assists and nine points in 72 regular-season tilts with FLA … Amassed a season-high 17 PIM on Nov. 11 at NJD … Recorded a season-high +3 rating at WSH on Feb. 27 … Registered five shots on goal at CAR on March 13, marking his highest single-game total of the campaign.

2005-06:
Notched five helpers and added two goals in 58 regular-contests split with CGY and FLA … Skated in 51 regular-season tilts after being traded to FLA, notching six points (G, 5A) with the club … Tallied one goal in seven games with CGY before being traded to FLA on Dec. 2.

2004-05:
Posted eight points (G, 7A) in 15 regular-season contests with HC-Mulhouse of France.

2003-04:
Registered two helpers and three points in 26 regular-season tilts with CGY … Tallied the GWG at DET on March 16 for his only goal of the season … Matched his regular-season totals, posting three points (G, 2A) in 20 playoff contests with CGY as the club fell in the Stanley Cup Final to TBL … Netted his only goal of the postseason with a GWG while posting a game-high +2 rating at SJS on May 9 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals … Recorded an assist at TBL in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final on June 3.

2002-03:
Split time between CGY and the American Hockey League’s Saint John Flames … Ranked second among club blueliners in PIM (114) … Tallied two points (G, A) in 50 regular-season games with CGY … Netted his only goal of the year against CBJ on March 29 … Recorded his only assist of the campaign on April 4 against LAK … Started the season with Saint John before being called up … Accrued seven helpers and posted one goal in 11 regular-season contests.

2001-02:
Split time between CGY and Saint John … Notched three points on a goal and two assists in his NHL debut … Appeared in 11 regular-season tilts for CGY … Recorded his first NHL point (A) in his first NHL game on Nov. 23 at BUF… Netted his first-career NHL goal at NYI on Jan. 8 … Tallied 25 points (9G, 16A) with Saint John before being called up… Ranked second on the club with 107 PIM in 67 regular-season contests with the club

2000-01:
Posted one goal and dished out six helpers in his professional debut with Saint John … Ranked second among club blueliners with 95 PIM in 58 regular-season contests … Registered eight points (8A) in 19 postseason tilts as the Flames went on to win the Calder Cup … Ranked second among Flames defensemen with eight helpers his professional postseason debut.

1999-00:
Registered 56 points (14G, 42A) in 64 regular-season contests with the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League.

1998-99:
Accrued 42 points (9G, 33A) and 114 PIM in 61 regular-season tilts with the Erie Otters of the OHL.

1997-98: Finished the campaign with 41 points (8G, 33A) in 63 regular-season tilts split between Erie and the OHL North Bay Centennials … Notched 20 points (3G, 17A) in the final 26 games of the campaign with Erie … Started the season with North Bay, posting 21 points (5G, 16A) in 37 contests before being traded to the Otters.

1996-97:
Registered 35 points (7G, 28A) in 63 regular-season tilts with North Bay.

1995-96
: Accrued 19 points (3G, 16A) in 46 regular-season contests with St. Michael’s Buzzers of the Ontario Provincial Junior Hockey League.