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Jay Bouwmeester
Jay Bouwmeester
Defenceman
Number: 4
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 212
Shoots: Left
Born: 27 Sep 1983  (Age 30)
Birthplace: Edmonton, AB, Canada
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Acquired: From Florida for Jordan Leopold and a third round pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Drafted: FLA / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (3rd overall)
Reg. Season Career as a Blue: 96GP, 5-39-44, 26 PIM
2013-14 Season Stats: Home: 41GP, 3-20-23  Road: 41GP, 1-13-14
2013-14 Postseason: 5GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM
Quick Hits
-Fired a postseason career-high 6 shots in Game 3
-During the reg. season, shared 29th in points, 17th in assists and 5th in plus/minus among all defensemen
-Currently the leading Iron Man in major pro sports with 717 consecutive games played (reg. season -- 726 including playoffs)
-Appeared in 800th career game on Dec. 23 at CGY
-2-time NHL All-Star (2007, 2009) and named to the 2002-03 NHL All-Rookie Team
-Earned Gold Medal with Canada at 2014 Olympics


WHL East First All-Star Team (2002) NHL All-Rookie Team (2003) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2007, 2009) Loaned to Chicago (AHL) by Florida (San Antonio-AHL) for cash, March 8, 2005. Traded to Calgary by Florida for Jordan Leopold and Phoenix's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Florida selected Josh Birkholz) in 2009 Entry Draft, June 27, 2009. Traded to St. Louis by Calgary for Mark Cundari, Reto Berra and St. Louis' 1st round choice (Emile Poirier) in 2013 Entry Draft, April 1, 2013.