The trade gave the Flames four days with which they had exclusive rights to negotiate with Bouwmeester before he became an unrestricted free agent and gained the ability to negotiate with any team. On Tuesday during the Blues' game against the Ducks in Anaheim, medical personnel used a defibrillator to revive Bouwmeester after the cardiac difficulty, which left him unresponsive on the team bench. Zdeno Chara stands tall as a “play as long as you want” option. So I asked him about playing next season.“I have years to go!,'' Jumbo replied via text. He joined the Panthers' AHL affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage, but experienced difficulties adapting to playing in the minor leagues.  Instead, he was taken third overall by the Florida Panthers, behind Rick Nash and Kari Lehtonen. Other aging forwards give Joe Thornton company when it comes to wanting to be back in 2020-21, and possibly beyond.  He appeared in four games as Canada won the tournament.
Another big hiring by the Leafs this offseason. How many of these goalies would be willing to play as backups, or as the “1B” in platoons. Even if the NHL season resumes at some point, I'm not sure non-playoff teams will be involved. He was a part of Canada's gold medal-winning team at the Sochi Olympics in 2014, and won two golds and a silver medal from playing in the world championships. (My choice: the “victory song” from Final Fantasy games.). The contest will be a full game but the score will start at 1-1, as it was when the incident happened. I'm proud of a lot of the team accomplishments.
 Bouwmeester won a second gold medal at the 2004 World Championship, contributing three points in nine games. Blues general manager Doug Armstrong said he had a good conversation with Bouwmeester and believes he will personally address the media about his future in seven to 10 days. I want Jay to get comfortable, certainly with his family and his new normal.''.  He is frequently among the NHL leaders in ice time per game and one of the most durable. His coach with the Medicine Hat Tigers, Rick Carriere, said his ability to move the puck up the ice and score meant Bouwmeester could have played in the NHL at the age of 15. The Blues say they will provide an update on Bouwmeester's status early next week. Jay Daniel Bouwmeester (born September 27, 1983) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who is currently an unrestricted free agent.He most recently played for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL). needed a defibrillator to be revived after suffering a cardiac episode.
In November 2016, Craig Cunningham collapsed from cardiac arrest during a pre-game skate while playing for the Arizona Coyotes' AHL affiliate, the Tucson Roadrunners.  He recorded two assists in 2001 as Canada won another bronze medal. (Post-Dispatch photo by J.B. Forbes) Like I said to him, if he wants to come around whenever he wants to, he should. But you have to remind yourself why you’re not playing. "I would sincerely like to thank all of the trainers from both the St. Louis Blues and Anaheim Ducks, as well as all of the first responders, the Anaheim medical staff and the team at the UCI Medical Center for their quick actions on Feb. 11," Bouwmeester said in a statement. "Our family has felt the support of the entire National Hockey League family and the city of St. Louis during this time. In his 17th NHL season, Bouwmeester ranks second among active defensemen with 1,241 career games played -- trailing only Zdeno Chara (1,541) -- and is fourth among all active players, behind Patrick Marleau (1,709) and Joe Thornton (1,622), as well as Chara.  He recorded 37 points for the Blues during the season, his highest total since 2008–09 with the Panthers. Especially since he’s probably not going to break the bank. It puts it in perspective.”. He was traded to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for prospects Mark Cundari, Reto Berra and a first-round draft pick in 2013.
Bouwmeester won the Stanley Cup as a member of the Blues in 2019, becoming the twenty-ninth member of the Triple Gold Club. He played all but four games last season, though, and hasn't missed a game this season. I like him around. He was named to the NHL All-Rookie Team in 2003 and played seven seasons in the Panthers organization before being traded to the Calgary Flames in 2009, with which he played four seasons.  An all-around athlete, Bouwmeester also played baseball and soccer competitively, and ran track, played volleyball and basketball at school. Bouwmeester experienced a break-out season after the NHL resumed play in 2005–06, scoring 5 goals, 41 assists and 46 points in 82 games, all career highs, and was invited to join Team Canada at the 2006 Winter Olympics in place of injured defenceman Scott Niedermayer. (CNN)St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester, who needed a defibrillator to be revived after suffering a cardiac episode on the team bench during a game, has undergone a successful Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) procedure, his team says.
Share on Facebook.  He made news that off-season in his hometown of Edmonton when he was arrested for driving under the influence, a charge he pleaded guilty to the following summer. She says people are ruining her brother’s life. While he did not announce his retirement, Bouwmeester felt nostalgic in some of his comments. When he is back in Missouri, the 36-year-old two-time All-Star will be monitored by Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University physicians.  The Blues late-season turnaround culminated with a victory in the 2019 Stanley Cup Final, the first in the St. Louis Blues' 52-year history. His offensive totals improved in his next two WHL seasons: 53 in 2000–01 and 61 in 2001–02. The St. Louis Blues watch as the paramedics treat Jay Bouwmeester after he collapsed during a game against the Anaheim Ducks. The team gives in to public pressure and effectively scrub this kid from their draft records. He led the team in ice time both years, averaging nearly 26 minutes per game.
He ranks sixth all-time in total games played by any player.  He was named to the 2003 NHL All-Rookie Team on defence.. After St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester had a successful Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator procedure on Valentines’ Day, he met with media on Wednesday to talk about his future. Jay Daniel Bouwmeester (born September 27, 1983) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who is currently an unrestricted free agent. This list isn’t comprehensive, so bring up names of your own. Bouwmeester met with teammates and Blues coach Craig Berube Tuesday.
He is the son of Dan and Gena Bouwmeester, and has an older sister, Jill. Jay Bouwmeester has been nominated for the Masterton Trophy, which is given annually to the player who best exemplifies perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to the game. He missed time in 2015-16 with a concussion, and a hip injury ended his 2017-18 season. , Calgary failed to reach the playoffs in both seasons, and while Bouwmeester's offensive production increased in the lockout-shortened 2012–13 season—he had 6 goals and 15 points in 33 games for Calgary and again led the team in ice time—he also reached 750 career games without appearing in the playoffs. Perry and (possibly AHL-bound) Justin Abdelkader might not have the choice.
 He scored the championship winning goal in a 5–3 victory over Sweden. He became the youngest player to ever represent Canada at the tournament when he won a bronze medal at the 2000 tournament at the age of 16 years, 3 months.
Doctors used a defibrillator to revive Bouwmeester at the Honda Center before he was transported to the hospital. Would they be willing to make some compromises to sign with a team? It’s an imagination-based game, you see. Using Charting Hockey’s handy tableaus (which utilize Evolving Hockey’s data), here’s how some prominent aging forwards stack up in Goals Against Replacement: Frankly, quite a few of these players should be of interest to someone, and I’d figure the biggest stumbling block might be fit. © Attraction Web Inc. - No copy of the content is permitted. , After 1,112 career games, Bouwmeester was made a healthy scratch for the first time on October 20, 2018, a 4–1 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Bouwmeester and the Blues struggled during the first half of the season, ultimately replacing head coach Mike Yeo with Craig Berube, but had a late-season turnaround and ultimately clinched a playoff berth on March 29, 2019. “There’s no retirement announcement from me on Jay today,” Armstrong said. Bouwmeester recorded 7 assists in 26 playoff games while averaging nearly 25 minutes of ice time per game. He also wants to know what caused the cardiac episode.