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Sport Bouwmeester collapses on bench, Ducks-Blues postponed

06:20  12 february  2020
06:20  12 february  2020 Source:   ap.org

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The St. Louis Blues game against the Anaheim Ducks at the Honda Center was postponed on Tuesday night after Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester collapsed on the bench in the first period. Game postponed after Bouwmeester collapses .

Jay Bouwmeester was taken from the bench on a stretcher in the first period of the St. Louis Blues game against the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday "Due to the medical emergency involving Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester , tonight's game has been postponed and it will be made up at a later

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- St. Louis defenseman Jay Bouwmeester collapsed on the bench during a break in play in the first period, prompting the Blues and Anaheim Ducks to postpone their game Tuesday night.

WINNIPEG, MB - FEBRUARY 1: Jay Bouwmeester #19 of the St. Louis Blues keeps an eye on the play during first period action against the Winnipeg Jets at the Bell MTS Place on February 1, 2020 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The Jets defeated the Blues 5-2. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images)© Getty WINNIPEG, MB - FEBRUARY 1: Jay Bouwmeester #19 of the St. Louis Blues keeps an eye on the play during first period action against the Winnipeg Jets at the Bell MTS Place on February 1, 2020 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The Jets defeated the Blues 5-2. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images)

Teammates immediately called for medical help after Bouwmeester slumped over with 7:50 left in the first period.

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Jay Bouwmeester collapsed on the Blues bench , causing a delay as the Ducks and Blues dealt with the medical emergency. An initial diagnosis from the Blues was not available although St. Louis analyst Darren Pang said on the broadcast that Bouwmeester was alert and heading to hospital.

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Bouwmeester appeared to be grabbing a drink of water when he began to slowly fall. Emergency medical personnel rushed to the Blues bench.

Ducks and Blues players gathered to see what was wrong before Bouwmeester was taken off the bench. Both teams then went back to their locker rooms and the game was called off a few minutes later tied at 1.

The 36-year-old Bouwmeester is in his 17th NHL season and has for that time been known for his strong skating and conditioning. He helped the Blues win the Stanley Cup last season and won an Olympic gold medal with Canada in 2014.

Bouwmeester was skating in his 57th game this season, the 1,241st of his NHL career. He skated 1:20 in his last shift before collapsing and logged 5:34 of ice time in the game.

A native of Edmonton, Bouwmeester was a junior hockey star and was drafted third overall in 2002 by the Florida Panthers. He has played for Florida, Calgary and St. Louis.

The Blues in April signed the veteran defenseman to a $3.25 million, one-year deal for this season.

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