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Sport Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester 'in good spirits' after needing to be revived by defibrillator

04:30  14 february  2020
04:30  14 february  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

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Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester ' in good spirits ' after needing to be revived by defibrillator . Medical personnel had to use a defibrillator to revive St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester after he had a cardiac episode and became unresponsive on the bench during

During a TV timeout, Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester collapsed on the St. Louis bench after reportedly suffering a "cardiac episode." General manager Doug Armstrong told reporters on Wednesday that Bouwmeeseter required a defibrillator to revive him after his collapse.

Medical personnel had to use a defibrillator to revive St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester after he had a cardiac episode and became unresponsive on the bench during Tuesday night's game.

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Further information was provided regarding the terrifying incident on the Blues ’ bench last evening, including that a defibrillator was needed to revive Players were able to see, and communicate with Bouwmeester last evening in person and through FaceTime, saying he was in good spirits from the

Blues general manager Doug Armstrong said at a Wednesday news conference in Las Vegas that the defenseman "regained consciousness immediately" and is "doing very well" at UC-Irvine Medical Center in Orange, California. Captain Alex Pietrangelo said Bouwmeester was "in good spirits."

Said Armstrong: "He is currently undergoing a battery of tests to determine the how and why of what happened last night, but things are looking very positive."

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The Blues gave an update on the 36-year-old and 17-year veteran after he collapsed with 7:50 left in the first period of the game against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center.

"It happened so fast," Pietrangelo said. "It felt like it was an eternity for us, but we really just reacted as fast as we could. Everybody seemed like they wanted to help."

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Jay Bouwmeester remains in Southern California, but the veteran St. Louis Blues defenseman was "He was in good spirits with us, typical Jay , so I think it certainly made us all feel a lot better Defibrillators must also be in close range. The home team has one on its bench and the away team

St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester remained hospitalized and was undergoing tests After a couple of minutes, Bouwmeester was taken out on a stretcher through a tunnel under the It made everyone feel a lot better that he was in good spirits ,” Pietrangelo said. The last player to

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The team stayed in the Los Angeles area after the game to make sure he was fine before heading to Las Vegas Wednesday.

"It made everyone feel a lot better to know he was in good hands," said Pietrangelo, who had visited him at the hospital. "He was in good spirits last night with us and typical Jay, so it made us all feel a lot better today."

Armstrong, who was not at the game, said he called Bouwmeester's wife, Devon, and she had not been watching. The defenseman's father, Dan, was at the game, though, as part of the team's dads' trip.

"Having Jay’s father there was difficult for Dan but very good for Devon to have somebody to talk to," Armstrong said.

The Blues' game against the Vegas Golden Knights Thursday night is still on.

Tuesday night's game will be rescheduled at some point, and the full 60 minutes will be played. Armstrong said it was his understanding that the game will start with a 1-1 score.

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Jay Bouwmeester remains in Southern California, but the veteran St. Louis Blues defenseman was alert and talking with teammates one day after Typical Jay is a very good Jay ," defenseman Alex Pietrangelo said. The 36-year old Bouwmeester suffered a cardiac episode during the first period of

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Jay Bouwmeester remains in Southern California, but the veteran St. Louis Blues defenseman was alert and talking with teammates one day after collapsing on the bench during a game. “He was in good spirits with us, typical Jay

Armstrong said he sought advice from Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill, who dealt with the collapse of Rich Peverley during a 2014 game, and Golden Knights president George McPhee had given him the name of counselors.

The Blues placed Bouwmeester on the injured list Wednesday and recalled defenseman Niko Mikkola.

The incident was shocking because of Bouwmeester's reputation for physical fitness.

“Jay is at the top of his profession as far as training and taking care of himself," Armstrong said. "It crystallizes how quickly things can change.”

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester 'in good spirits' after needing to be revived by defibrillator

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