Saturday, July 4, 2009

Welcome Aboard, Steve Montador

by Anne

Darcy Regier actually signed someone on July 1! Someone actually chose to sign in Buffalo! What a novel concept!

Anyway, his name is Steve Montador and here's what we know about him:

  • Born December 21, 1979 in Vancouver, BC
  • Plays Defense
  • Not drafted, signed as a free agent with Calgary in 2000
  • Has played with Calgary, Florida, Anaheim and Boston
  • He's a right-handed shot which is handy to have back on the blueline
  • He's played in 368 NHL games over the last nine years and has scored 18 goals and 50 assits, plus a whopping 604 PIM
  • He seems like Craig Rivet pt. deux. I don't mean that as a criticism, its a good thing as far as I'm concerned. He's gritty and tough
  • Played in the OHL with North Bay, Erie and Peterborough
  • He played the same two years in Erie that Timmy played there.
  • I hear he's also quite Timmy-like with his off-ice, um, business.
  • His girlfriend board is boring and people just seem to whining and saying he'll play well in Buffalo. Boring
  • He's involved with Right to Play and in Summer 2007 took a trip to Tanzania with (then future, now former) teammate Andrew Ference. Here are some pictures:

Andrew and Steve attract the ladies 'round the globe

The Full Monty talks strategy

Team Yellow

Awww, smiles all around

  • Now is the birth of the Steve Montador tag and his official christening as the Full Monty. I'm sure I'm not the first person to call him this.
  • I'm a few days late with my welcoming but whatevs. Welcome Aboard, Steve!


  1. A friend of mine named him Montadora the Explora while he was in Boston. I thought it was great, haha.

    Anyone who helps the kids gets an A+ from me.

  2. I thought the dude in the black hat was Derek Roy at first glance. More importantly, there has been no discussion of you-know-who on this know...your new roommate for the week!!


Glossary... Sort of

  • "Ryan Miller" Shutout - A 58 minute multi-goal shutout lead that is blown by Miller allowing one meaningless goal
  • Britney or SabreBritney - Thomas Vanek
  • Butter Snaps - Carolina Hurricanes
  • Craigory - Craig Rivet
  • Full Monty - Steve Montador
  • Greener - MATT Greene (LAK)
  • JBG - Jolly Blonde Giant - Tyler Myers
  • Little Foot - Drew Stafford
  • MK - Anne's sister; often leaves nonsensical comments under her Twitter name Mmmkizzle
  • Noodles - Derek Whitmore
  • Oscar - Anne's cat and STH's unofficial mascot
  • Parsley - Jimmy Bonneau
  • Sir Christopher - Chris Butler
  • Sissy - Jaroslav Spacek
  • Telly Monster - Mikael Tellqvist

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