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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 left Monday's game early with an injury to his right leg.
Tarasenko played just 15:22 and didn't make a mark on the score card. The severity of his injury is not yet known, but the Blues may play it cautious with their leading scorer moving forward. Mar 31 - 12:34 AM

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Vladimir Tarasenko scored a goal in St. Louis' 4-2 loss to Columbus on Saturday night.

Tarasenko's power play goal at the 14:44 mark of the second period tied the game at two. It was an up and down game for Tarasenko who also finished with a minus-3 rating. The 23-year-old now has 36 goals and 71 points in 75 games this season. It's a nice breakout season for the young sniper who has established himself as one of the best forwards in the league.
Mar 29 - 11:32 AM

With two points in the St. Louis Blues' 6-3 loss to the Minnesota Wild, Vladimir Tarasenko now has 70 points in 2014-15.

Tarasenko has more points this season than he had in the past two combined (70 vs. 62). He fired eight of the Blues' 29 shots on goal in this loss, so you can't really pin this on him. His running mate Jaden Schwartz also had a one-goal, one-assist game.
Mar 21 - 4:44 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko tallied the game's first goal early on in the third period, helping to pave the way to a 3-0 Blues win over the Stars.

The goal was a beauty, as he juked a Stars defender out of his skates with a sharp cut to his left. And then caught Kari Lehtonen leaning the wrong way, scoring his 34th goal of the season. Tarasenko continues to lead the team in goals, and points with 67.
Mar 15 - 9:49 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko scored a goal and added an assist for the Blues in a thrilling 5-4 win over Winnipeg Tuesday night.

Tarasenko has now registered an even 33 goals and 33 assists in 66 contests this season, making him one of the biggest steals of the year in fantasy. Jaden Schwartz and Jori Lehtera also recorded a goal and an assist in the victory while Barret Jackman and Steve Ott also scored for the Blues.
Mar 10 - 11:34 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko was one of three Blues players to record a goal and an assist in their 6-1 win over the Maple Leafs on Saturday night.

Only 23, Tarasenko has already shown he is one of the game’s best offensive players, in just his second full season in the league. He has 32 goals - fifth in the league - and 64 points, which is good for ninth in the NHL. Jaden Schwartz and T.J. Oshie also picked up a goal and an assist. Chris Butler, Paul Stastny and David Backes recorded the other goals. Jori Lehtera and Alexander Steen each assisted three times. Backes also had four penalty minutes.
Mar 7 - 10:21 PM

The St. Louis Blues now have seven players with 10 goals or more this season.

Vladimir Tarasenko leads the team in that category with 31 but David Backes (20), Jaden Schwartz (20), Alexander Steen (19), T.J. Oshie (17), Paul Stastny (11) and Dmitrij Jaskin (10) have all hit double-digit goal totals this year. The Blues have a very balanced attack which they hope will be useful come playoff time.
Mar 1 - 11:14 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko registered two assists in Saturday's 4-2 loss to Pittsburgh.

Both of St. Louis' goals came in the third period with the team trailing 4-0. Tarasenko picked up the secondary assists on both Dmitrij Jaskin's ninth goal and Ian Cole's fourth goal of the season. Tarasenko has four points in his last two games and has an overall stat line of 31 goals and 59 points in 59 games.
Feb 22 - 11:29 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko became the youngest player in 23 years to score 30 goals for the Blues.

At 23-years-old (and 65 days) Tarasenko is the youngest 30-goal scorer the franchise has had since Brendan Shanahan did it in 1992-93. Shanahan also accomplished the feat but he did it when he was two days younger than Tarasenko.
Feb 21 - 10:04 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko scored two goals in Friday's 5-1 win over Boston.

The Blues were down 1-0 after one period and they only managed to take three shots in that frame. St. Louis came out with a lot more jump in the second period as they scored three goals on their first three shots in the period. Tarasenko extended St. Louis' lead to 4-1 and 5-1 in the game. The 23-year-old has 31 goals and 57 points in 58 games this season. Petteri Lindbohm, Alex Pietrangelo and T.J. Oshie also chipped in offensively for the Blues.
Feb 20 - 10:44 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko scored a goal in St. Louis' 4-2 loss to Chicago on Sunday afternoon.

The 23-year-old is having a fine season offensively for St. Louis. 2014-15 has been Tarasenko's coming out party in the NHL. The young Russian now has 28 goals and 53 points in 53 games this season. There's a real chance that Tarasenko could finish the season on a point-per-game pace. The game was tied at two going into the third period, but the Blues never held the lead in this game.
Feb 8 - 3:19 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 27th goal of the season on Thursday night, his third straight game with at least a point.

The 23-year-old has 52 points so far in his impressive season. His three straight games with a tally bump his up to fourth place in league goals. Tarasenko notched the insurance marker in St. Louis' 3-0 win over Buffalo.
Feb 5 - 10:52 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko registered his 26th goal in Wednesday's 2-1 overtime win over Tampa Bay.

He scored with 3:10 remaining in the third period to force overtime, where his linemate Jaden Schwartz won the game just 1:16 into the extra session. Tarasenko has two goals and two assists in his past four outings. He has 51 points in 50 games.
Feb 4 - 3:27 PM

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

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.

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1David Backes
2Jori Lehtera
3Paul Stastny
4Marcel Goc
5Olli Jokinen
LW1Alexander Steen
2Jaden Schwartz
3Steve Ott
4John McCarthy
RW1Vladimir Tarasenko
2T.J. Oshie
3Patrik Berglund
4Dmitrij Jaskin
5Ryan Reaves
6Chris Porter
D1Kevin Shattenkirk
2Alex Pietrangelo
3Jay Bouwmeester
4Carl Gunnarsson
5Barret Jackman
6Chris Butler
7Zbynek Michalek
8Robert Bortuzzo
G1Brian Elliott
2Jake Allen