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Jay Bouwmeester | Defenseman

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (32) / 9/27/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 212
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Jay Bouwmeester notched two points, including his first goal of the season, in Wednesday's 6-5 overtime win against Chicago.
Both of his points came in the second period when the Blues erased the Blackhawks' 5-2 lead. His power-play marker ended the team's 0-for-22 drought. Bouwmeester has five points in 13 matches this campaign. Nov 5 - 9:58 AM

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Jay Bouwmeester admitted that he never got back to 100% in 2014-15 after suffering a groin injury on Nov. 22.

"I didn't really feel like myself for a good part of the year," Bouwmeester said. "I didn't have a very good year especially after that happened." He had two goals and 13 points in 72 contests last season after recording 37 points in his previous campaign. He feels fine now though and it wouldn't be shocking to see him bounce back in 2015-16.
Jul 28 - 3:47 PM

Jay Bouwmeester (illness) is expected to be in the lineup Thursday.

Coach Ken Hitchcock said he would be in the lineup after Bouwmeester took part in Wednesday's practice. He has missed the past two games with an illness.
Mar 12 - 10:45 AM

Jay Bouwmeester (illness) won't play in Tuesday's game against Winnipeg.

Some thought that Bouwmeester would be able to play tonight but that won't be the case. Chris Butler will take his place in the lineup. Bouwmeester has now missed two games because of the illness.
Mar 10 - 8:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester (illness) should be ready for Tuesday's game against Winnipeg.

He didn't practice on Monday after he sat out Saturday's win over Toronto because of an illness.
Mar 10 - 11:43 AM

Jay Bouwmeester (illness) won't play in Saturday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Chris Butler, who was supposed to be a healthy scratch, will take Bouwmeester's spot in the lineup. The illness shouldn't keep the Blues' defenseman out long-term. Update your fantasy lineups accordingly.
Mar 7 - 6:47 PM

Jay Bouwmeester will play in his 900th career game on Saturday night against the Edmonton Oilers.

Through his first 899 games, Bouwmeester has tallied 78 goals and 354 points while averaging 25:01 of ice time. He also owns three straight double-digit goal seasons and three seasons of over 40 points. This season however, the 31 year old's offensive production has slipped. He has just two goals and 10 points while averaging over 23 minutes a night.
Feb 28 - 7:31 PM

Jay Bouwmeester played alongside Carl Gunnarsson in Tuesday's win over Arizona.

The Blues changed up their defense pairings with Kevin Shattenkirk out of the lineup. Alex Pietrangelo, who usually plays with Bouwmeester, skated alongside Chris Butler instead.

Jay Bouwmeester (groin) will make his return to action on Thursday against the New York Islanders.

He has been sidelined for the past eight games because of a groin injury. Hopefully, Bouwmeester is completely over the ailment so that he can begin another iron man streak.
Thu, Dec 11, 2014 12:37:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester (groin) skated Wednesday at practice.

"It was pretty good," said Bouwmeester, who has missed eight games with a groin injury. "I haven't really skated a whole lot lately. It was good just to be part of a practice and move along." Bouwmeester suffered a setback last Tuesday, but he's feeling better and considers the injury "a day-to-day thing."
Wed, Dec 10, 2014 05:37:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester (groin) might resume practicing with the Blues on Wednesday.

Bouwmeester has missed the Blues' last eight games because of the injury. He has a goal and an assist in 20 contests this season.
Tue, Dec 9, 2014 02:20:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester (groin) is out Saturday.

Bouwmeester has already missed six straight contests. This is a big loss for the Blues, but his fantasy value in standard leagues has been minimal this season.
Fri, Dec 5, 2014 04:05:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester will be sidelined once again Wednesday night versus the Blackhawks.

Wednesday's game will mark the fifth game in a row that Bouwmeester will miss for the Blues. The former iron-man is said to now have a groin problem and is once again considered day-to-day. He had participated in practice Tuesday but left early due to the groin injury. Chris Butler will continue to take Bouwmeester's spot on defense.
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 07:18:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester's lower-body injury has been revealed to be a groin problem.

Bouwmeester will miss his fifth straight game on Wednesday. He has a goal and an assist in 20 contests in 2014-15.
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 01:42:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester (lower body) will be a game-time decision on Wednesday.

Bouwmeester has missed four straight contests. He has a goal and two points in 20 games this season.
Tue, Dec 2, 2014 02:02:00 PM

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RW1Vladimir Tarasenko
2Troy Brouwer
3Scottie Upshall
4Dmitrij Jaskin
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6Ryan Reaves
D1Kevin Shattenkirk
2Alex Pietrangelo
3Jay Bouwmeester
4Colton Parayko
5Carl Gunnarsson
6Robert Bortuzzo
7Joel Edmundson
G1Jake Allen
2Brian Elliott