Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Sports Briefs: Montador Family Sues Nhl

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Sports Briefs: Montador Family Sues Nhl

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MONTADOR FAMILY SUES NHL: The family of the late Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Steve Montador sued the NHL on Tuesday, accusing the league of failing to keep him reasonably safe and not providing crucial medical information on the permanent ramifications of brain trauma.

Montador, who played for six NHL teams, died in February at age 35 of an undisclosed cause at his home in Mississauga, Ontario.

His brain was donated to the Canadian Sports Concussion Project and an autopsy showed widespread chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.

CTE has been found in the brains of dozens of former NFL and NHL players. Linked to repeated brain trauma, it is associated with symptoms such as memory loss, impaired judgment, depression and progressive dementia. …

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