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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 (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. Dec 15 - 1:13 PM

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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.
Dec 15 - 11:05 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.
Dec 14 - 8:11 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.
Dec 14 - 12:07 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.
Dec 12 - 1:04 PM

Jay Bouwmeester earned a goal and a helper in Saturday afternoon's 6-1 win against Detroit.

Bouwmeester's last goal came on Nov. 5, 2016 versus Columbus. He scored one goal in 81 games last year. Bouwmeester has two points in nine appearances this campaign and he should be on your fantasy radar.
Dec 9 - 4:21 PM

Blues coach Mike Yeo is glad to have Jay Bouwmeester back in the lineup.

"I'm happy to have him back," Yeo said. "A veteran presence, defender, skating ability, definitely have missed him on the penalty kill, looking forward to getting him back." Bouwmeester will play in his first game of the season on Tuesday night after he suffered a fractured ankle early at training camp. Carl Gunnarsson will serve as a healthy scratch.
Nov 21 - 4:18 PM

Jay Bouwmeester (ankle) expects to be back in the lineup on Tuesday

Bouwmeester was a full participant at Monday's morning skate and he has been activated from injured reserve. He sustained a fractured ankle on the third day of training camp, but he is finally ready to play. Bouwmeester is projected to be paired with Colton Parayko against Edmonton.
Nov 20 - 5:42 PM

Jay Bouwmeester (ankle) will travel with the Blues, but he won't play on the team's upcoming three-game road trip.

Bouwmeester skated with his teammates for the first on Sunday since he fractured his ankle in a scrimmage just three days into training camp. He didn't take part in contact drills, though.
Nov 12 - 3:53 PM

Jay Bouwmeester (ankle) still doesn't appear to be close to a return to the lineup.

"He's just as frustrated as anybody else is," coach Mike Yeo said. "It's just something that's taking too long here. It's disappointing for him. He wants to get back and he's doing everything he can but it's just not cooperating right now. So we just keep going." Bouwmeester was hurt in a team scrimmage back on Sept. 17 and he's only be on the ice a couple of times since then.
Nov 7 - 11:13 AM

Jay Bouwmeester (ankle) was on the ice before practice on Monday.

However, it still sounds like his return is not imminent. "He's put his skates on. I don't know if I'd call it skating yet," coach Mike Yeo said. "He's kind of moving around a little. He's inching along. He's getting there." Bouwmeester suffered a broken ankle on the third day of training camp.
Oct 31 - 12:21 PM

Jay Bouwmeester (ankle) isn't close to returning.

"Let’s just say it’s progressing slowly," Blues coach Mike Yeo. "But it’s still progressing. He’s certainly not ahead of schedule right now. I wouldn’t consider this any big setback. There’s nothing that he should have done differently." Bouwmeester fractured his ankle on Sept. 17. It's not clear when he'll be able to make his season debut, but he's missed nine games so far.
Oct 24 - 6:22 AM

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

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

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4Kyle Brodziak
5Ivan Barbashev
6Patrik Berglund
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4Robby Fabbri
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2Alexander Steen
3Dmitrij Jaskin
4Chris Thorburn
D1Alex Pietrangelo
2Colton Parayko
3Joel Edmundson
4Carl Gunnarsson
5Robert Bortuzzo
6Vince Dunn
7Jay Bouwmeester
8Jordan Schmaltz
G1Jake Allen
2Carter Hutton