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Family of former Blackhawks Steve Montador says NHL's promotion of violence, fighting at fault for players' brain injuries

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 8, 2015, 1:18pm

The family of former Chicago Blackhawks player Steve Montador has joined officially the growing ranks of those suing the National Hockey League over the league’s alleged seeming indifference to the repeated head trauma to its players – trauma the family says eventually contributed to his death in early 2015, at the age of 35, two years after his retirement from the league.