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Jay Bouwmeester | Defenseman | #19

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (34) / 9/27/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 206
Drafted: 2002 / Rd. 1 (3) / FLA
Contract: view contract details

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Jay Bouwmeester will miss the rest of the season because of a hip injury.
Bouwmeester is expected to be out for four to six months. He has been limited to 35 games this season due to injuries. Bouwmeester had just two goals, five assists and 16 penalty minutes in 2017-18. Mar 5 - 10:31 AM

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Jay Bouwmeester suffered a lower-body injury during today's game and has been ruled out of a return.

The Blues were quick to rule out both Bouwmeester and Scottie Upshall and we'll likely get an update after the game. Consider them day-to-day for now.
Mar 3 - 4:19 PM

Friday's contest will be Jay Bouwmeester's 1,100th NHL game.

Bouwmeester is set to become the 186th player to reach that milestone and the eighth among active players. "It's kinda neat. It's another sign you're getting a little older," Bouwmeester said in reference to the milestone. "It's kind of like birthdays (where) after a certain point you don't want to know what number it is." Speaking of birthdays, Bouwmeester is 34-years-old so while he is getting up there in years, it would be shocking to see him stay in the league for another five or more seasons.
Feb 16 - 4:43 PM

Jay Bouwmeester scored a goal in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to Nashville.

Bouwmeester's second goal of the season gave the Blues a 1-0 lead late in the first period and they were up 3-0 after two, but the Predators rallied in the third. Bouwmeester was also credited with four blocks in the contest. Points have been rare for him this year, as he has a total of six through 28 appearances.
Feb 14 - 11:12 AM

Jay Bouwmeester is a scratch against Toronto on Tuesday night.

Bouwmeester's wife just had baby and he had some travel issues. He just arrived in Toronto a little while ago, so the Blues won't rush him into the lineup. Vince Dunn will play instead.
Jan 16 - 7:05 PM

Jay Bouwmeester did not skate Tuesday morning, but still should play against Toronto.

Skipping skates on game days hasn't been uncommon for Bouwmeester lately and coach Mike Yeo said it's "still likely" that the veteran defender will be in the lineup.
Jan 16 - 4:33 PM

Jay Bouwmeester (lower body) has been taken off the injured reserve list.

That will allow Bouwmeester to make his return on Saturday. He was sidelined for nine consecutive contests. He has a goal and two points in 10 games in 2017-18.
Sat, Dec 30, 2017 02:14:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester (lower body) participated in Friday's practice.

Bouwmeester won't return to the Blues' lineup Friday night, but it looks like he'll be back in the near future. He has a goal and two points in 10 contests this season.
Fri, Dec 29, 2017 03:49:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester (lower body) took part in Thursday's practice.

Bouwmeester will also join the Blues on their trip to Dallas ahead of Friday's game versus the Stars. It remains to be seen if he'll be available for that contest. "I thought he looked good," Blues coach Mike Yeo said. "I haven't had a chance to talk to him yet, but I thought him being out there for a full practice -- he's such a strong skater -- I thought he looked really good."
Thu, Dec 28, 2017 03:41:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester (undisclosed) skated on his own Wednesday morning.

Bouwmeester might be able to practice with the Blues on Thursday. He last played on Dec. 10.
Wed, Dec 27, 2017 01:18:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester (undisclosed) has moved to the injured reserve list.

Bouwmeester hasn't played since Dec. 10 and had already been ruled out for Saturday and Sunday's contests, so placing him on the IR isn't a surprising move. Bouwmeester has a goal and an assist in 10 games this season.
Fri, Dec 15, 2017 01:13:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester may miss at least two more games because of a nagging undisclosed injury.

"We thought he was going to go and he went out there and it wasn't feeling right," coach Mike Yeo said after the game. "I think we'll keep him out through the weekend here and re-evaluate next week." Bouwmeester nearly returned to action on Thursday night, but the issue that kept him out on Tuesday put him back on the sidelines. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Fri, Dec 15, 2017 11:05:00 AM

Updating a previous item, Jay Bouwmeester will not be in the lineup for the Blues on Thursday night as they take on the Anaheim Ducks.

Bouwmeester took part in the warm-ups but did not make the playing roster for Thursday's contest. No word yet on what happened. Bouwmeester has one goal and one assist in 10 games this season, but missed Tuesday's game with an undisclosed injury. He will be joined in the press box by forward Oskar Sundqvist.
Thu, Dec 14, 2017 08:11:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester will return to the Blues' lineup on Thursday.

Bouwmeester missed Tuesday's contest due to a nagging undisclosed injury. He has a goal and two points in 10 games this season.
Thu, Dec 14, 2017 12:07:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester won't play Tuesday against Tampa Bay because of a nagging undisclosed injury.

Coach Mike Yeo said the ailment is not related to the ankle injury Bouwmeester had earlier this year. He has one goal and one assist in 10 games this season. The Blues were already getting ready to play without top defender Alex Pietragelo and now Bouwmeester is missing as well.
Tue, Dec 12, 2017 01:04:00 PM

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5Patrik Berglund
LW1Jaden Schwartz
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D1Alex Pietrangelo
2Colton Parayko
3Joel Edmundson
4Carl Gunnarsson
5Robert Bortuzzo
6Vince Dunn
7Jay Bouwmeester
8Jordan Schmaltz
G1Jake Allen
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