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Vladimir Tarasenko | Winger | #91

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (24) / 12/13/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 219
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (16) / STL
Contract: view contract details

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Vladimir Tarasenko scored a goal in Saturday's win over the Minnesota Wild.
It was Tarasenko's first goal in five games and just his second in his last 12 contests. He's still put together an impressive season so far, but he's definitely been a lot more quiet of late. The 24-year-old has 26 goals and 47 points in 53 games this season. Feb 7 - 11:27 AM

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Vladimir Tarasenko has scored one goal in his last 11 games.

He has generated only three points during that time. "I just think he has to get his energy back," coach Ken Hitchcock said. "I think we've leaned on him awful hard and he's come through every time." The Blues bench boss feels that Tarasenko is looking "fresher" and the goals will come back soon.
Feb 5 - 10:08 AM

Despite the fact Vladimir Tarasenko has scored 25 goals in 50 games, he has bulged the twine only four times in his last 17 contests.

That constitutes a major slump for the superstar winger. Look for Tarasenko to come back after the All-Star break a bit refreshed and finish the season strongly.
Jan 30 - 3:03 PM

The Vladimir Tarasenkshow will headline the DraftKings NHL Accuracy Shooting contest for the Western Conference.

Tarasenko will be joined by Patrick Kane, Joe Pavelski, Corey Perry, Jamie Benn, and Drew Doughty. Side note - Doughty is the only defender of the group for both conferences.
Jan 29 - 9:06 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko had just two shots on goal in Sunday's 2-0 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.

The Blues had several quality scoring opportunities, but they were unable to beat Hawks goalie Corey Crawford. Tarasenko finished the game with a minus-1 rating in 17:53 of ice time. The 24-year-old has just one goal in his last nine contests, but he's still on pace to hit the 40-goal mark.
Jan 24 - 10:28 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko fought Ryan Kesler mid way through Friday's 4-3 shootout loss to Anaheim.

Tarasenko unleashed a mountain of pent up rage as his three game point streak was snapped. The 24-year-old sniper had four shots, two takeaways and seven PIMs with just 15:34 of ice time.
Jan 9 - 1:13 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko picked up a goal and an assist in a 4-3 loss to Colorado.

Tarasenko picked up his league leading 24th goal of the season (tied with Jamie Benn) and added an assist to boot. His 43 points in 41 games ranks fourth in the NHL overall. Patrik Berglund and David Backes scored the other goals in a losing cause.
Jan 7 - 4:28 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko notched a power-play goal for the Blues in their 4-1 loss to the Maple Leafs on Saturday night.

Tarasenko is in the conversation as one of the best pure goal scorers in the game. He’s electric with the puck. Tarasenko has 23 goals, good for second in the NHL, and 40 points, which are good for sixth. Paul Stastny and David Backes assisted on the goal.
Jan 2 - 10:44 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko will be in the Blues' lineup Saturday night against Toronto.

He missed Thursday's game due to a bout with the flu. Needless to say, activate Tarasenko without delay.
Jan 2 - 12:45 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko is a late scratch Thursday due to an illness.

He will not be in the lineup against Minnesota.
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 07:44:00 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko will be in the lineup Thursday night versus Minnesota.

Coach Ken Hitchcock said the Blues will have the same lineup as Tuesday. Tarasenko was absent from the morning skate, but he is fine to play. He has 22 goals and 39 points in 38 games this campaign.
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 12:32:00 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko isn't taking part in Thursday's morning skate.

Coach Ken Hitchcock said Wednesday that some players needed a day off after a couple of tough divisional games, so Tarasenko might just be getting some maintenance. We'll keep you posted.
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 12:11:00 PM

The St.Louis Blues couldn't get anything passed Kari Lehtonen on Sunday, only mustering up only 22 shots on goal in a 3-0 loss to the Stars.

Lehtonen and the Stars broke Tarasenko's eight game point streak. He will look to start a new streak on Tuesday against Nashville.
Sun, Dec 27, 2015 09:13:00 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko is on an eight-game point streak.

Tarasenko registered an assist in the Blues' 3-2 shootout win over Dallas on Saturday. He has 22 goals and 39 points in 36 contests in 2015-16.
Sun, Dec 27, 2015 10:50:00 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko will enter Saturday's match riding a seven-game point streak.

The NHL goal leader has found the back of the net six times during his scoring spree and he has added five assists during that span as well. Tarasenko has 22 goals and 38 points in 35 games this year.
Sat, Dec 26, 2015 04:23:00 PM

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