Jay Bouwmeester RUMORS & NEWS

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    St. Louis Blues @StLouisBlues

    Jay Bouwmeester has an upper-body injury and has been ruled out for the next two games. Robert Bortuzzo will step in tonight. #stlblues

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    Jeremy Rutherford @jprutherford

    Spoke today with #stlblues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester, who acknowledged that he was never 100 percent after suffering a groin injury Nov. 22

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    Jeremy Rutherford @jprutherford

    Hitch confirmed Bouwmeester has a groin injury, will sit out again tonight. #stlblues

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    Lou Korac @lkorac10

    Bouwmeester expected to be ready to play Wednesday. Had a good day today. #stlblues

  • Bouwmeester to play in 700th consecutive game

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The NHL’s longest active games played streak will hit a milestone tonight when Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester makes his 700th consecutive appearance. The string includes 693 regular-season games and six playoff contests. “You’re lucky,” said Bouwmeester, whose total includes 78 games with..." February 28

  • Bouwmeester, Pietrangelo hope to build on chemistry

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "When assembling an Olympic hockey roster, pairs of players from the same NHL team are attractive to countries because in a two-week tournament, existing chemistry can be a major factor. But when Blues general manager Doug Armstrong, who doubles as the director of player personnel for Team Canada,..." February 13

  • Bouwmeester speaks softly, carries big responsibilities for the Blues

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Somewhat lost in the fireworks of the Blues’ 7-3 win Thursday was a goal by Jay Bouwmeester. It was Bouwmeester’s first of the season, which might suggest to some that he has been rather quiet in the Blues’ 12-2-3 start. And literally speaking, they would be right. Bouwmeester is rather quiet,..." November 17

  • Bouwmeester Agrees to 5-Year Extension with Blues

    NHL.com "Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester has agreed to a new five-year contract extension. Bouwmeester had one year left on his current deal making him a Blue through the 2018-19 season. The Edmonton Alberta native was acquired by the Blues in a trade with the Calgary Flames on April 1 2013. He..." August 01

  • Bouwmeester helps bolster blue line

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "A perceived advantage for the Blues heading into their Western Conference playoff series against Los Angeles was the additions of defensemen Jay Bouwmeester and Jordan Leopold. So far, perception is reality. The Blues led LA two games to none going into Game 3 Saturday, and while the two..." May 05

  • Blues acquire Bouwmeester from Flames

    NHL.com "The Calgary Flames announced Monday night that they have dealt veteran defenseman Jay Bouwmeester to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for St. Louis' 2013 first-round pick, defenseman Mark Cundari and goaltender Reto Berra. In the event St. Louis does not qualify for the 2013 Stanley Cup..." April 01

  • Rumblings: Price for Bouwmeester is high

    ESPN "Perhaps the biggest name left on the trade market is Jay Bouwmeester. That’s if he is indeed dealt. The Calgary Flames don’t have to necessarily move him, he’s got one more year left on his deal (at $6.6 million) so he’s not a pending unrestricted free agent forcing the NHL club to seek..." March 29

  • Flames defenceman producing points

    Calgary Sun "Jay Bouwmeester has the green light. The result is he’s turning on the red light at an encouraging clip. With not a lot of positives in the first half of the Calgary Flames’ season, the offensive contributions of the smooth-skating blueliner — given the go-ahead to take some risks by head..." March 14

  • Should the Senators pursue Jay Bouwmeester?

    Silver Seven "In yesterday's 30 Thoughts post, Elliotte Friedman (to whom, as I mentioned on Twitter yesterday, every hockey blogger owes a debt of gratitude for such insider information) included this interesting nugget about Filip Kuba as a "perfect complement" to Erik Karlsson (and a massive..." June 20

  • Bouwmeester a winner with Team Canada

    Calgary Sun "Jay Bouwmeester is a serial loser. It's his career storyline. His claim to fame. Bouwmeester is getting close -- at 717 -- to owning the NHL record for most games played by a player who has never played in a Stanley Cup playoff game. The record of 799 was set by Calgary Flames team-mate Olli..." May 01

  • Bouwmeester answers Canada's call for help at worlds

    Calgary Herald "No one claims it's the perfect substitute for a Stanley Cup chase. But what the heck — springtime hockey is springtime hockey — so Jay Bouwmeester is saying yes. For the fourth time, the Calgary Flames defender will represent Canada at the world championship. "I've gone in the past and..." April 10

  • Bouwmeester's playoff drought keeps getting longer and longer

    Calgary Herald "The noise just keeps growing louder over Jay Bouwmeester's failure to make the Stanley Cup playoffs. Year after year after year. With 715 games on his NHL resume — the last 586 in a row — the Calgary Flames defenceman is on a collision course with Olli Jokinen's NHL record for most games..." April 05

  • Lack of playoffs burns Bouwmeester

    Toronto Sun "Another season and another chance for Jay Bouwmeester to be rid of his dubious distinction. The Flames defenceman has now skated through eight NHL seasons, and 635 games, without seeing a playoff tilt, including the last two seasons with the Flames. The perception may exist Bouwmeester lacks..." September 09

  • Bouwmeester chafes at inglorious NHL streak

    Calgary Herald "Jay Bouwmeester knows what it's like to muster up the adrenalin, pull on the game face and get ready for a playoff battle. But what the 27-year-old iron man defenceman with the Calgary Flames doesn't have is the experience of one single post-season outing in the National Hockey League. And it's..." April 11

  • D-man remains un-Jay-ded

    Calgary Sun "Another NHL season is winding down. Another season seemingly going down the drain for Jay Bouwmeester barring a miracle. "It's an opportunity. We still have games left," the Calgary Flames defenceman said after a practice in Leduc. As the Flames face the Edmonton Oilers Saturday night in..." March 26

  • What's up with Bouwmeester?

    Calgary Herald "Brent Sutter offered up an straightforward review Friday of Jay Bouwmeester's performance on a road trip that just might serve as the coup de grace for the Calgary Flames. "In San Jose, he just wasn't himself," the coach said after practice on enemy ice in the Edmonton bedroom community of..." March 26

  • Bouwmeester the new iron man on blueline

    Calgary Herald "Defencemen have their own category. With good reason. "You can choose to not be physical as a forward," Keith Ballard, rearguard of the Vancouver Canucks, explains. "You can choose to not hit. And, for the most part, I think you can avoid a lot of hits. As a D-man? You don't really have a..." March 13