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Vladimir Tarasenko | Winger

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (23) / 12/13/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 219
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Vladimir Tarasenko and Kevin Shattenkirk will represent the St. Louis Blues at the NHL All-Star game.
Shattenkirk has seven goals, 37 points and a plus-18 rating in 42 games this season. Tarasenko is having an incredible breakout season. The 23-year-old has 23 goals, 44 points and a plus-23 rating in 42 games this season. The offensive totals are already career-high's for Tarasenko. Jan 11 - 12:19 PM

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Vladimir Tarasenko potted a goal for the Blues in their 5-4 shootout win over the Hurricanes on Saturday night.

The first-time All-Star ended a five-game goal skid with his 23rd of the season. Tarasenko’s goal at 6:46 of the third period knotted the game up at four. He now has 44 points as well, and there’s no sign this is going to stop in the second half. Jaden Schwartz, Alexander Steen and Patrik Berglund recorded the other goals. Alex Pietrangelo and David Backes chipped in with two assists apiece.

The NHL will anounce the balance of the All-Star teams Saturday at 5:00 pm EST.

The starters were voted in by the fans but the balance of the players will be added by the coaching staff and Vladimir Tarasenko is a virtual lock to play in the game. Stay tuned for the announcement. It is always interesting to see what controversies develop over who is selected to particiapte and who is left off.
Jan 10 - 2:01 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 22nd goal of the season in a 3-0 win over Colorado on Monday night.

He set a new career high for goals in the process and he's unlikely to slow down any time soon. Tarasenko ranks third in the league with 22 goals and he's three behind Tyler Seguin for the NHL lead.
Tue, Dec 30, 2014 10:54:00 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko missed Sunday's practice for maintenance.

Coach Ken Hitchcock is "pretty confident" that Tarasenko will play Monday night versus Colorado. Feel free to keep him active.
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 10:18:00 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko is not participating in the Blues' practice Sunday morning.

We don't know if this is just a day off for maintenance or whether Tarasenko has some sort of injury. If we find out more we will pass it along.
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 02:21:00 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko and the Blues were held without a goal in Tuesday's 5-0 defeat at the hands of the Avalanche.

Tarasenko has followed up a seven game point streak by being shut out in back-to-back contests. His breakout season has been a thing of beauty thus far and there's no reason think it won't continue.
Wed, Dec 24, 2014 01:48:00 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko continued his breakout season Tuesday as he registered a hat trick and added an assist in the Blues' 5-2 win over Los Angeles.

Tarasenko's four points bring his season total to 36 and place him just two off the NHL lead. Jaden Schwartz and Alexander Steen also found the back of the net for the Blues in the come-from-behind win.
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 12:10:00 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko extended his point-streak to five games on Saturday.

Tarasenko picked up an assist on Kevin Shattenkirk's first period goal. The 23-year-old has been a dynamic scorer this season. He has 17 goals and 32 points in 30 games this season. He has established himself as one of the best young forwards in the entire NHL. If you own Tarasenko's right in your fantasy league, you probably shouldn't let him go.
Sun, Dec 14, 2014 12:14:00 PM

If you are one of those fantasy owners who believe NHLers play better on their birthday, then make sure you have Vladimir Tarasenko active on Saturday.

Tarasenko, who turns 23 Saturday, doesn't need the birthday push to succeed. He has been terrorizing NHL goalies all season. All the same, he migh have a little extra jump against the Avs' Saturday night.
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 02:26:00 PM

The Blues' top line this season featuring Vladimir Tarasenko, Jori Lehtera and Jaden Schwartz has to tighten up defensively.

The line has been terrible lately in five-on-five play. In Thursday's 4-3 loss to Nashville, the line was on the ice for all four of the Preds' even strength goals. According to Blues' coach Ken Hitchcock, Tarasenko needs to get locked in without the puck. Hitchcock also noted that Lehtera, who came to St. Louis from Russia this season, seems tired after back-to-back games, which is predictable given that there are few such contests on the KHL schedule.
Sat, Dec 6, 2014 12:21:00 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko sniped two goals for the Blues on Thursday night, but Nashville drove past St. Louis by a score of 4-3.

Tarasenko now has four goals in his last four games to go with 16 goals and 28 points through 26 games this season. Tarasenko is an elite fantasy performer and should be in all lineups on a nightly basis.
Thu, Dec 4, 2014 11:23:00 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko has been tabbed as the second star for the month of November.

He amassed 10 goals and 17 points in 15 games. Taransenko leads the Blues in scoring 14 goals and 26 points this campaign. The 22-year-old winger has been excellent in 2014-15 and is establishing himself as an elite sniper.
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 05:31:00 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko played the role of hero again for St. Louis on Saturday.

The Blues defeated the Wild in a shootout with Tarasenko picking up the game-winner. The 22-year-old also scored the overtime-winning goal in Friday's game against Edmonton. "There's scoring goals and then there's big moments," Blues coach Ken Hitchcock said. "He did a good job and came through in a big moment for us." Tarasenko has 26 points in 24 games this season.
Sun, Nov 30, 2014 10:53:00 AM

With a goal for Vladimir Tarasenko and an assist for Jori Lehtera and Jaden Schwartz, the "STL Line" now has 39 points in 11 games for the St. Louis Blues.

Tarasenko scored his goal on six SOG. Alexander Steen was just as strong, firing seven SOG of his own, collecting the GWG. The Blues beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2.
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 05:48:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1David Backes
2Paul Stastny
3Jori Lehtera
4Patrik Berglund
5Marcel Goc
LW1Alexander Steen
2Jaden Schwartz
3Joakim Lindstrom
4Steve Ott
5John McCarthy
6Ty Rattie
RW1Vladimir Tarasenko
2T.J. Oshie
3Dmitrij Jaskin
4Chris Porter
5Ryan Reaves
D1Kevin Shattenkirk
2Alex Pietrangelo
3Jay Bouwmeester
4Carl Gunnarsson
5Barret Jackman
6Chris Butler
7Ian Cole
G1Brian Elliott
2Jake Allen