The Kontinental Hockey League would like to express its sincere sadness at the news of the death of former Medvescak defenseman Steve Montador. According to reports, the 35-year-old passed away at his Toronto home in the early hours of Sunday morning. 

In addition to a long and varied NHL career, which included spells at Calgary, Florida, Anaheim, Boston, Buffalo and Chicago, “The Matador” played in the 2013-14 KHL Championship for the Zagreb club, where his warrior spirit, big heart and genuine passion for the game won him many friends. 

The thoughts and prayers of all at the League are with Steve's family and friends at this time.


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