NHL reschedules Blues-Ducks game after Bouwmeester incident

The panel looks at the Jay Bouwmeester incident from Tuesday night, noting how the Anaheim Ducks, St. Louis Blues, and NHL overall followed protocol to keep Bouwmeester as safe as possible.

The NHL has rescheduled a game between the St. Louis Blues and the Anaheim Ducks that was postponed earlier this month after Blues defenceman Jay Bouwmeester collapsed on the bench.

The game will now be played on March 11 in Anaheim at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT with the clock reset but the score tied 1-1, with both goals from the original game carrying over.

To accommodate the schedule change, a game between the Blues and Florida Panthers in St. Louis has been moved from March 10 to March 9.

Bouwmeester suffered a cardiac episode at 12:10 of the first period of a game on Feb. 11. After being revived with a defibrillator he was immediately transferred to an Anaheim area hospital where, on Feb. 14, he had an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) procedure to restore normal rhythm to his heart.

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