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Ducks’ postponed game against Blues rescheduled for March 11

St. Louis Blues defenseman Vince Dunn, left, wipes his faces as Ducks defenseman Josh Manson kneels on the ice while medical personnel work on Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester.
St. Louis Blues defenseman Vince Dunn, left, wipes his faces as Ducks defenseman Josh Manson kneels on the ice while medical personnel work on Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester during a game on Feb. 11.
(Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press)

The Ducks’ postponed game against the St. Louis Blues will be played March 11.

The NHL announced the new date Sunday for the game that was postponed after Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester collapsed on the bench during the first period last Tuesday.

The game will begin with a 1-1 score, as it was at the time of the postponement. It will follow a full 60-minute format.

The league also moved up the defending Stanley Cup champion Blues’ game against Florida from March 10 to March 9.

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Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester went into cardiac arrest during a game against the Ducks on Tuesday. Ducks medical personnel helped save his life.

The new schedule means the Ducks will have back-to-back home games on March 10 and March 11, giving them four home games in six days overall.

Bouwmeester is still recovering after going into cardiac arrest. He had a cardioverter defibrillator implanted into his chest at UCI Medical Center in Orange County, where he has been hospitalized since the incident.


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