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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 (ankle) hasn't resumed skating yet.
Coach Mike Yeo said the veteran defenseman isn't behind schedule in his recovery, but it's still unclear when he will be ready to make his season debut. Oct 16 - 2:06 PM

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Jay Bouwmeester (ankle) is making progress in his recovery.

However, coach Mike Yeo doesn't expect the veteran defenseman to join the team on an upcoming four-game road trip. Bouwmeester suffered a fractured ankle on Sept. 17 during a team scrimmage.
Oct 8 - 4:44 PM

Jay Bouwmeester is still nursing an ankle injury and won't play against the Dallas Stars Saturday.

Bouwmeester remains sidelined after fracturing his left ankle during a team scrimmage in training camp. He was scheduled to miss at least the first week of the regular season.
Oct 7 - 7:39 PM

Jay Bouwmeester's lower-body injury is a fractured left ankle.

He will be re-evaluated in three weeks, which means he will miss at least the remainder of training camp and the first week of the regular season. Bouwmeester was injured during a team scrimmage.
Sep 19 - 1:35 PM

Jay Bouwmeester didn't skate on Monday because of a lower-body injury.

Coach Mike Yeo said that Bouwmeester will visit with a doctor on Tuesday. He was hurt during a team scrimmage and the severity of the ailment is unclear at this time.
Sep 18 - 3:40 PM

Jay Bouwmeester had to wait until 2013 to play in his first Stanley Cup Playoffs game and now he can't picture hockey without it.

"It's the funnest time of year," Bouwmeester said. "Now when the playoffs start, it would be weird not to play; it would be a really long summer. Everyone says it, but it is true. It's funnest for fans, it's funnest for players. It's the competition, it's the atmosphere around it, it's everything. I think that's what guys miss when they stop playing. As you get older, you appreciate that more and want to make that count. At this point, that's why you play. You want to ultimately win the Stanley Cup." Bouwmeester can get to the second round for the second time on Wednesday night if the Blues defeat the Wild in Game 4 and complete the sweep.
Apr 19 - 11:24 AM

Jay Bouwmeester recorded his first point since Feb. 11 on Friday.

Bouwmeester has a goal and 11 points in 65 games this season. There was a time when he was a significant offensive defenseman, but his contributions are primarily defensive at this stage of his career and that's unlikely to change.
Mar 11 - 10:39 AM

Jay Bouwmeester is expected to be back in the Blues' lineup on Tuesday.

He didn't play Saturday because of an injury and skipped Monday's skate for maintenance, but coach Ken Hitchcock said Bouwmeester would play against Pittsburgh.
Jan 23 - 3:40 PM

Jay Bouwmeester appears to be dealing with an undisclosed ailment.

That's about as vaguely specific as it gets, unfortunately. But the Blues play just twice more before the All-Star break kicks in on Friday the 26th. They'll travel to Pittsburgh on Tuesday before finishing up in Minnesota on Thursday. We'll keep you posted on the veteran blue liner's progress, and consider him day-to-day for now.
Jan 21 - 4:04 PM

Jay Bouwmeester, Nail Yakupov and Jake Allen will be scratched for Saturday's match with the Jets.

The long-time veteran defender has posted nine points with 38 hits and 54 blocks in 43 games this season, while averaging 22:20 of ice time per night. Yakupov meanwhile has but six points in 27 games with just 21 shots. Allen meanwhile didn't travel with the team.
Jan 21 - 2:44 PM

Jay Bouwmeester recorded his 300th career assist during Tuesday's 3-2 overtime victory over Montreal.

The veteran blueliner is now up to four helpers and five points this season. While he boasts 203 of his 381 career points back with Florida, Bouwmeester is creeping up on his Calgary numbers. He needs just nine more points to surpass the 79 he posted with them and he'd need to do it in the next 12 games to beat the 279 games needed. It probably won't happen, but it's fun to think about.
Wed, Dec 7, 2016 02:33:00 AM

Jay Bouwmeester finished with a minus-2 rating in Tuesday’s 5-0 loss to the New York Rangers.

This wasn’t exactly the way Bouwmeester wanted his 1000th NHL game to go. The Rangers scored two goals in the first period and another three goals in the second. Bouwmeester finished the game with one shot on goal and one hit in 22:02 of ice time.
Tue, Nov 1, 2016 09:49:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester is set to play in his 1,000th career game Tuesday night.

That will make him the 307th NHL player and 17th active player to play in 1,000 matches. "I'd be lying if I said it wasn't [exciting]," Bouwmeester said. "It's a pretty big milestone. When you start your career, to say you'll play 1,000 games, you don't think that far ahead. It's one of those things where a milestone comes up that causes you to kind of look back and reflect a little bit." He has produced 81 goals and 296 assists during his 999 appearances.
Mon, Oct 31, 2016 05:00:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester had been added to Team Canada's roster for the World Cup of Hockey.

He'll take the roster spot of Chicago's Duncan Keith. Bouwmeester won gold with Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics. He also represented Canada at the 2006 Olympics. The 32-year-old scored three goals and 19 points in 72 games with the Blues last season.
Wed, Aug 24, 2016 04:07:00 PM

Jay Bouwmeester picked up an assist and a plus-3 rating in Game 5 on Saturday.

Bouwmeester and defense partner Alex Pietrangelo combined for a plus-6 rating in Game 5. Bouwmeester has contributed four assists in 12 playoff games.
Mon, May 9, 2016 05:03:00 PM

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All Positions
C1Paul Stastny
2Brayden Schenn
3Patrik Berglund
4Oskar Sundqvist
5Ivan Barbashev
6Kyle Brodziak
LW1Alexander Steen
2Jaden Schwartz
3Vladimir Sobotka
4Magnus Paajarvi
5Robby Fabbri
6Zach Sanford
7Samuel Blais
RW1Vladimir Tarasenko
2Dmitrij Jaskin
3Chris Thorburn
D1Alex Pietrangelo
2Colton Parayko
3Joel Edmundson
4Jay Bouwmeester
5Carl Gunnarsson
6Robert Bortuzzo
7Vince Dunn
8Nate Prosser
G1Jake Allen
2Carter Hutton