the NHL player Jay Bouwmeester is showing clear signs of recovery, after he early on Wednesday morning, Danish time collapsed in connection with the match between Anaheim Ducks and St. Louis Blues.
It says Doug Armstrong, who is the sports director for the St. Louis Blues.
- Jay Bouwmeester has much better. He is undergoing currently a lot of testing, which will identify what happened. Things look positive, he says, according to AFP news agency.
Jay Bouwmeester is on the mend after the collapse. Photo: Gary A. Vasquez/Ritzau Scanpix
The 36-year-old canadian collapsed on the St. Louis 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 replaced.
the Players from the St. Louis Blues quickly became aware of the situation and called for help from the doctors on either team.
He was subsequently taken to the University of California Irvine Medical Center in the vicinity of the Anaheim home.
St. Louis Blues-captain Alex Pietrangelo has visited his teammate in the hospital, while the team's other players have had a video conversation with him.
" It was very important for me and for the other players to see him. It got all of us to be sure that he is in good hands, says Pietrangelo.
the St. Louis Blues are the defending champion. Jay Bouwmeester was to win the title last year, and he thus became the 29. player in history to win the WORLD cup, the OLYMPICS and the NHL.
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