Jay Bouwmeester Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jay Bouwmeester Quick Info
Height6 ft 4 in
Weight98 kg
Date of BirthSeptember 27, 1983
Zodiac SignLibra
Hair ColorDark Brown

Jay Bouwmeester is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who has played with teams such as Florida PanthersCalgary Flames, and St. Louis Blues. He has also been a part of many international competitions and has won several accolades as well.

Born Name

Jay Daniel Bouwmeester

Nick Name

Jay

Jay Bouwmeester as seen during a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on March 23, 2014, at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Jay Bouwmeester as seen during a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on March 23, 2014, at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Michael Miller / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Nationality

Canadian

 

Occupation

Ice Hockey Defenceman

Family

  • Father – Dan Bouwmeester (School Teacher and Coach in Edmonton, Played defence for the University of Alberta Golden Bears Hockey Team)
  • Mother – Gena Bouwmeester
  • Sibling – Jill Bouwmeester (Older Sister)

Position

Defence

Shoots

Left

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 4 in or 193 cm

Jay Bouwmeester seen during warmup prior to a National Hockey League exhibition game between the Calgary Flames and New York Islanders in September 2009 in Calgary
Jay Bouwmeester during warmup prior to a National Hockey League exhibition game between the Calgary Flames and New York Islanders in September 2009 in Calgary (Resolute / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Weight

98 kg or 216 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Towering height
  • Skating ability
Jay Bouwmeester with the Florida Panthers in 2005
Jay Bouwmeester with the Florida Panthers in 2005 (Brooke Novak / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.5)

Jay Bouwmeester Facts

  1. He started playing at a very young age and was a naturally gifted child.
  2. His father has revealed that Jay Bouwmeester was able to handle a hockey stick even during his early years and soon after he started walking, he learned skating too.
  3. Growing up, he also played soccer, baseball, volleyball, and basketball.
  4. In 1996, Jay Bouwmeester was a part of a minor ice hockey team from Edmonton that participated in the Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament.
  5. He participated in the 2014 Winter Olympics and won a gold medal for Canada.
  6. Jay Bouwmeester went through a major health issue when he suffered a cardiac episode and collapsed on the bench during a game against the Anaheim Ducks at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on February 11, 2020. He underwent an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) procedure on February 14, 2020.
  7. He became the 29th member of the Triple Gold Club after he won the Stanley Cup in 2019 as he has had already won 2 gold medals in World Championships and an Olympic gold medal.

Featured Image by Michael Miller / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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