Jay Bouwmeester releases statement following heart procedure

Jay Bouwmeester releases statement following heart procedure

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KFVS) - Blues player Jay Bouwmeester released a statement on Tuesday, February 18.

His statement reads:

“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. Our family has felt the support of the entire National Hockey League family and the city of St. Louis during this time. We have all been greatly comforted by your genuine concern. On Sunday evening, I returned to St. Louis and I am on the road to recovery. My wife and daughters are forever grateful for everyone’s support and we will continue to have a positive outlook for our future.”
Jay Bouwmeester

He underwent a heart procedure and several tests after collapsing on the bench at a game in Anaheim, Calif. on Feb. 11.

St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong said Bouwmeester had a “cardiac episode."

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