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Blues-Ducks Game Postponed Due to Medical Emergency

by Anaheim Ducks /

Due to the medical emergency involving Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester, tonight's game has been postponed and will be made up at a later date. The Blues and Ducks thank you for your understanding.

St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong has released the following statement regarding Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester:

"With 7:50 remaining in the first period of our game tonight, Jay Bouwmeester suffered a cardiac episode and collapsed on our bench after completing his shift. Thankfully, with the quick response of our medical trainers, Anaheim medical trainers and their team physicians, they were able to stabilize Jay. He was alert and moving all of his extremities as he was transported to UC Irvine Medical Center. Currently, Jay is conscious and alert as he undergoes further testing by Anaheim's physicians. We will update Jay's condition on Wednesday morning."

Tweet from @AnaheimDucks: Our thoughts and best wishes are with Jay���s family and the entire Blues organization during this time.

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