NHL's Blues discuss player's recent cardiac episode ahead of game against Vegas Golden Nights

Posted at 1:15 PM, Feb 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-12 16:15:22-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The St. Louis Blues NHL team is set to discuss a player's recent medical episode ahead of their game against the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile arena.

Speaking at the Waldorf Astoria hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, Blues General Manager Doug Armstrong will share an update on the condition of Jay Bouwmeester.

On Tuesday, during the first period of the Blues game in Anaheim, Calif. against the Ducks, Bouwmeester collapsed on the bench. ESPN reports the defenseman suffered a cardiac episode and was taken to the hospital.

The team said on Twitter that the game was postponed due to the medical emergency.

The Blues are in Las Vegas in preparation for their game against the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday at T-Mobile Arena. Puck drops at 7 p.m.