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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 scored a goal for the Blues in their 3-1 win against the Blue Jackets on Saturday night.
His power-play goal in the second period tied up the game, and he assisted Alexander Steen’s empty-netter. Tarasenko is one of the more exciting players in the game, because he can change it in a flash. He has 14 goals and 24 points this season. We think his point production will eclipse 80 this year. Scottie Upshall got the other goal. Nov 28 - 10:36 PM

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Vladimir Tarasenko notched a goal and an assist in the Blues’ 4-3 overtime loss to the Red Wings on Saturday night.

Taresenko is simply unstoppable. He has a league-leading 13 goals and 22 points, which rank fifth. His 79 shots on net are sixth-most in the NHL. Tarasenko is among a handful of players who can change a game on his own. Jori Lehtera got the other goal. Kevin Shattenkirk had two assists.
Nov 21 - 11:12 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko had one goal and one assist in Thursday's 3-2 shootout win against Buffalo.

Both of his points came on a power play that went 2-for-3 in the match. He also came close to winning the game in overtime, but his shot rang off the post. Tarasenko has amassed 12 goals and 20 points in 19 games.
Nov 20 - 10:18 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko notched a goal and an assist in Monday's 3-2 win versus Winnipeg.

Tarasenko has produced 11 goals and 18 points in 17 games this season. He has four goals in a three-game scoring spree.
Nov 17 - 11:41 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko scored two goals in a 4-2 loss to Chicago.

It was Tarasenko's ninth and 10th goals in 16 contests in 2015-16. Jori Lehtera assisted on both of his markers.
Nov 15 - 12:30 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko potted his eighth marker of the year Thursday in a 6-3 loss to the Rangers.

He has produced three goals and two assists in his past six outings. Tarasenko has 14 points in 15 games this season and six of his eight goals have come on the road.
Nov 13 - 10:47 AM

Forward Vladimir Tarasenko scored at 3:54 of overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 6-5 victory over the Blackhawks in Chicago Wednesday night.

Tarasenko's goal was his seventh of the season. He also picked up his fifth assist of the season on one of Alexander Steen's two goals. Steen also has seven goals on the season. The Blues trailed Chicago by scores of 1-0, 3-1 and 5-2 in the first period alone. In the second period, however, goals by Steen, Jay Bouwmeester (first) and David Backes tied the game at 5-5. Robby Fabbri scored his second goal of the season in the first period. There were no goals by either team in the third period, setting up Tarasenko's dramatic game-winner in OT.
Nov 4 - 11:13 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko and the St. Louis Blues dropped a 3-0 decision to the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday.

Tarasenko made his return to the lineup after missing one game with an undisclosed injury. He finished the game with a minus-2 rating, four shots on goal and one hit in 20:47 of ice time. The loss ends St. Louis' three-game winning streak.
Nov 3 - 11:24 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko will be back in the lineup Tuesday after missing one game with a leg injury.

He sat out Saturday's 3-2 win over Minnesota and was back on the ice Monday skating on his regular line with Jori Lehtera and Alexander Steen. Coach Ken Hitchcock confirmed after the session that Tarasenko would return, so get him back in your lineup as well.
Nov 2 - 1:39 PM

The St. Louis Blues won't have Vladimir Tarasenko in the lineup against the Minnesota Wild on Saturday.

Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock got cheeky when he said Tarasenko will be "out for the month of October" on Halloween. One would guess that he won't miss much more time, but we'll keep an eye out for updates.
Oct 31 - 1:20 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko didn't take part in Friday's practice.

That's made more noteworthy by the fact that Tarasenko was involved in a knee-to-knee hit with Anaheim's Shawn Horcoff Thursday night. He was able to finish the game, but his status for Saturday's contest isn't clear. "It's the off day. Who knows? Tomorrow we'll tell you who's in the lineup," Blues coach Ken Hitchcock said when asked about Tarasenko's status.
Oct 30 - 5:34 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko had an injury scare Thursday night.

He took an elbow from Anaheim's Shawn Horcoff and there was some knee-on-knee contact as well, but Tarasenko was able to return at the start of the third period. After the game, the talented forward said he felt "good." He scored his sixth goal in the contest and has 10 points in 10 games this year.
Oct 30 - 10:14 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko snapped a three game pointless drought by scoring in the Blues' 2-1 victory over Anaheim on Thursday night.

Tarasenko's mini-slump has not set him back too far, as the 23-year-old still has six goals and four assists in 10 games this season. He'll look to start a streak on Saturday night in Minnesota.
Oct 29 - 11:21 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko has been named the NHL's third star of the week.

He notched three goals and three assists, while posting a plus-6 rating, in four matches. Tarasenko has picked up at least one point (five goals, four assists) in each of the Blues' first six games this season.
Oct 19 - 12:10 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko is hitting the ground running on the 2015-16 season, including helping the St. Louis Blues beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-2 on Sunday.

With two tallies, he now has five goals and nine points in just six games. He also had six SOG in today's contest. The 23-year-old has a great chance to best last season's 37 goals, which are his current career-high.
Oct 18 - 6:26 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1David Backes
2Paul Stastny
3Jori Lehtera
4Kyle Brodziak
5Scott Gomez
LW1Alexander Steen
2Jaden Schwartz
3Robby Fabbri
4Magnus Paajarvi
5Steve Ott
RW1Vladimir Tarasenko
2Troy Brouwer
3Scottie Upshall
4Dmitrij Jaskin
5Patrik Berglund
6Ryan Reaves
D1Kevin Shattenkirk
2Alex Pietrangelo
3Jay Bouwmeester
4Colton Parayko
5Carl Gunnarsson
6Robert Bortuzzo
7Joel Edmundson
G1Jake Allen
2Brian Elliott