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Jay Bouwmeester | Defenseman

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (31) / 9/27/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 212
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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. Feb 11 - 12:34 PM

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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.
Source: NHL.com
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

Jay Bouwmeester is expected to be back in the lineup on Wednesday.

He hasn't been taken off injured reserve yet, but the Blues returned Petteri Lindbohm to the minors on Monday. Bouwmeester also had a good practice after sitting out four games with a lower-body injury.
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 01:55:00 PM

The St. Louis Blues have placed Jay Bouwmeester on injured reserve.

Bouwmeester has missed the last three games with a lower-body injury. The move opens up a spot for Petteri Lindbohm who was called up from the AHL.
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 12:14:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester (lower body) will not play Friday night.

It's Bouwmeester's third straight game on the sidelines after playing in 737 consecutive contests. Bouwmeester will skate with the team's trainers on Sunday before participating in Monday's practice.
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 02:46:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester (lower body) will miss Tuesday's game against Ottawa.

Bouwmeester saw his streak of 737 consecutive games come to an end on Sunday. He shouldn't be sidelined much longer though as Blues coach Ken Hitchcock said that he would be playing Tuesday if this was a postseason contest.
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 12:37:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester will not play in St. Louis' game against Winnipeg on Sunday.

Bouwmeester has played in 737 consecutive games but that streak will be snapped today. It's still a very impressive streak all things considered. There's no word on how serious the lower-body injury is right now. He is considered day-to-day.
Sun, Nov 23, 2014 04:07:00 PM

St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester seemed to "step on a crack in the ice" during Saturday's 3-2 win against the Ottawa Senators, suffering a lower-body injury.

More of an update/more might be known on Sunday or early in the week. Bouwmeester scored his first goal and just his second point of the season on Saturday.
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 06:08:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester tallied his first goal of the 2014-15 campaign to help the Blues defeat the New York Rangers in a shootout on Monday.

He tied the game at 3-3 late in the third period, which set the stage for St. Louis to win in the shootout. It was Bouwmeester's first point in 11 games this year. He didn't miss any action despite battling a pesky illness that has plagued the St. Louis locker room.
Tue, Nov 4, 2014 10:33:00 AM

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PosRoleName
C1David Backes
2Paul Stastny
3Jori Lehtera
4Patrik Berglund
5Marcel Goc
LW1Alexander Steen
2Jaden Schwartz
3Joakim Lindstrom
4Steve Ott
5John McCarthy
RW1Vladimir Tarasenko
2T.J. Oshie
3Dmitrij Jaskin
4Chris Porter
5Ryan Reaves
D1Kevin Shattenkirk
2Alex Pietrangelo
3Jay Bouwmeester
4Carl Gunnarsson
5Barret Jackman
6Chris Butler
7Ian Cole
8Petteri Lindbohm
G1Brian Elliott
2Jake Allen