Blues-Ducks game stopped, postponed after Jay Bouwmeester collapses on bench

Jay Bouwmeester St. Louis Blues medical emergency collapses on bench 2/11/2020

Tuesday night's game between the Anaheim Ducks and visiting St. Louis Blues was halted after Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester had a "cardiac episode" and collapsed on the bench during the first period.

It happened during a timeout with 7:50 remaining in the first. Bouwmeester slumped forward and fell to his knees, and his Blues teammates immediately called for the medics.

Medical staffers were on scene within seconds, and a stretcher was brought out for Bouwmeester, who was brought to a hospital. Players on both teams huddled around the Blues bench and were clearly concerned for his well-being.

According to Fox News, a defibrillator was used on Bouwmeester, but he was conscious and alert.

The game did not resume and was postponed at a later date.

[Video via SportsNet. H/T RMNB]

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