Steve Montador went unclaimed on unconditional waivers.
The Chicago Blackhawks plan to use a compliance buyout on Steve Montador.
Steve Montador cleared waivers Tuesday and was assigned to AHL Rockford.
Steve Montador has been placed on waivers by Chicago, according to multiple reports.
There's talk that Steve Montador could use a conditioning assignment before returning to the Blackhawks lineup.
Steve Montador (concussion) will be activated from injured reserve, but he won't play Wednesday.
Steve Montador (concussion) continues to skate.
Steve Montador hasn't experienced concussion-related symptoms in weeks.
Steve Montador continues to skate in practice as he attempts to recover from a concussion that has kept him on the shelf all season.
Steve Montador (concussion) was on the ice Tuesday.
Steve Montador (concussion) is reportedly not close to being able to resume skating, according to a source.
Steve Montador did not pass his physical Saturday because he's dealing with a concussion.
The NHLPA has discussed decertification internally, and considering how things have gone during the NHL's lockout, it may be the next step.
Steve Montador told the Chicago Tribune that another proposal from the players' association is being considered but "nothing is definite."