Big drama: Match called off after spillerkollaps

A dramatic scene unfolded on Wednesday morning, Danish time in the NHL match between Anaheim Ducks and St. Louis Blues in the UNITED states. Ishockeyspilleren

Big drama: Match called off after spillerkollaps

A dramatic scene unfolded on Wednesday morning, Danish time in the NHL match between Anaheim Ducks and St. Louis Blues in the UNITED states. Ishockeyspilleren

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
12 February 2020 Wednesday 14:00
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Big drama: Match called off after spillerkollaps

A dramatic scene unfolded on Wednesday morning, Danish time in the NHL match between Anaheim Ducks and St. Louis Blues in the UNITED states.

Ishockeyspilleren Jay Bouwmeester collapsed on the Blues bench in the first period of the match, which was stopped immediately.

He was just over the ice and had no apparent problems when he was switched out.

the Players from the St. Louis Blues quickly became aware of the situation and called for help from the doctors on either team.

According to a statement from the Blues-the team's general manager, Doug Armstrong, was there a problem with the heart.

- Fortunately it was our sundhedsstab, the Anaheim sundhedsstab and holdlægerne able to stabilize the Jay.

- He could move all parts of the body and was transported to UC Irvine Medical Center. Jay is conscious and alert and is being tested further by the Anaheim doctors. We get an update on Jay's health on Wednesday morning, writes Doug Armstrong.

the Post in the match was 1-1, when Jay Bouwmeester collapsed on the bench. It remains to be seen, when the fight must be settled in the place.

the St. Louis Blues are scheduled to meet Vegas the Golden Knights on the night of Friday Danish time.

the 36-year-old Bouwmeester has played 1240 matches in the north american however. Earlier in his career he was under contract by the Florida Panthers and Calgary Flames, before he in 2013 was sent to the St. Louis Blues.

Jay Bouwmeester in action before he collapsed. Photo: Gary A. Vasquez/Ritzau Scanpix

Updated: 12.02.2020 14:00
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