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Vladimir Tarasenko | Winger

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (22) / 12/13/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 219
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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. Nov 22 - 5:48 PM

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Vladimir Tarasenko was the lone scorer for the Blues in a 4-1 loss to Montreal on Thursday.

Tarasenko's 11th goal of the campaign was another highlight reel tally that he batted out of the air. He had three shots in 16:43 of ice time. The STL line of Tarasenko, Jaden Schwartz and Jori Lehtera has accounted for 11 of the Blues' 15 goals in eight road games this season.
Nov 21 - 11:24 AM

The Boston Bruins held offensive dynamo Vladimir Tarasenko without a point in Tuesday's 2-0 win over St. Louis.

After he recorded points in seven consecutive contests, Tarasenko has now been blanked in back to back outings, but it's hardly cause for major concern. His 21 points in 18 games have been an unexpected development in the early going and have established him as one of the game's best young players.
Nov 18 - 11:22 PM

Alexander Ovechkin is a big fan of Vladimir Tarasenko.

The Caps superstar thinks that Tarasenko will also be a huge NHL star. When Tarasenko was on the under 18 Russian team Ovechkin said he told the youngster the following: "Right away, I tell him, 'You're going to be a great player.' He's going to have a great future." Tarasenko's skills are elite. If you haven't seen his goal against the Rangers last week you are really missing out. If you are fortunate enough to have Tarasenko on your dynasty fantasy league team, congratulations. If you do not own him, he is too expensive to acquire now. The horse has left the barn.
Nov 15 - 1:49 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko extended his point streak to seven games with another two points in the Blues' 4-3 win over Nashville on Thursday night.

The 22-year-old has simply been unstoppable, along with his linemates Jaden Schwartz and Jori Lehtera. The line had five points on Thursday night, making it 30 points combined in the past seven games. Tarasenko leads the pack with 21 points in 16 games so far this year, and has the Blues off to an 11-4-1 start.
Nov 14 - 12:15 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko was named the NHL's third star of the week for the period ending Nov. 9.

He accounted for three goals and three assists in four games to continue his remarkable start to the season. Tarasenko leads the Blues in scoring with nine markers and 17 points in 14 games.
Source: NHL.com
Nov 10 - 6:21 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko registered an assist in St. Louis' 2-1 loss to Nashville on Saturday.

Tarasenko's had his 4-game goal scoring streak snapped by the Preds, but he still managed to get on the scoresheet with the assist. The 22-year-old has 12 points in his last seven games, and has nine goals and 17 points in 14 games this season.
Nov 9 - 10:38 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko generated a goal and an assist on Thursday to continue his red hot play of late.

He has amassed eight goals and 11 points in his past six matches. Tarasenko scored another highlight-reel marker in Thursday's game versus New Jersey.
Nov 7 - 9:41 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko was the lone goal scorer in Tuesday 1-0 win of the Blues over New Jersey.

The second year playing is taking the league by storm and has now collected eight of the Blues last 12 goals, all of which have come over the last five games. Jori Lehtera and Jaden Schwartz picked up assists on Tarasenko's power-play game-winner.
Nov 4 - 11:46 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko continued his red-hot scoring pace Monday night, sparking the St. Louis Blues to a 4-3 shootout win over the Rangers in New York.

The right winger, chosen the NHL's first star of the week for last week after recording five goals and an assist in three games, turned in a gem in New York by scoring a goal, chalking up an assist and netting the shootout winner. Tarasenko's goal in the second period was a thing of beauty. He tucked the puck into the Rangers' net with a one-handed backhand. That was his seventh goal of the season. His assist on Jay Bouwmeester's game-tying goal in the third period was his sixth of the season. It was Bouwmeester's first goal of the season. Patrik Berglund also notched his first goal of the season for the Blues.
Nov 3 - 10:18 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko was selected as the NHL's first star of the week.

He tallied five goals and added one assist in three games. Tarasenko potted his first career a hat trick and he posted a helper in a 4-3 overtime win over Dallas last Tuesday. He has 11 points in 10 games this year.
Source: NHL.com
Nov 3 - 4:15 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko was a force for the Blues, scoring twice in their 3-2 shootout win against the Avalanche on Saturday night.

He also had seven shots on goal, to give him 45 on the year. Now might be the last time to acquire Tarasenko on the "cheap"; he's definitely the most talented offensive player on the Blues. The Russian winger already has six goals and 11 points this season, after posting 21 and 43, respectively, last season. Barret Jackmon, Alexander Steen and Alex Pietrangelo had the assists.
Nov 2 - 12:14 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko has been shooting more frequently early into the 2014-15 campaign.

He has upped his shots per game from 2.1 to 4.5 and he leads the Blues with a total of 36. However, he said that shooting more isn't something he planned to do. "I never think like this," Tarasenko said. "I always look around for somebody else in a better position to make a play. I don't care about my shots. If somebody else is open, I will make the pass." Coach Ken Hitchcock wants to see Tarasenko use his shot with greater regularity. The 22-year-old forward has four goals and nine points in eight contests.
Oct 30 - 1:05 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko dominated the Stars in Tuesday's contest as he recorded three goals and an assist in the 4-3 overtime victory.

The young Russian seems to be taking the leap in front of our eyes and has now amassed nine points in eight games so far this season. Jori Lehtera also enjoyed a great game as he scored a goal and handed out two assists in the victory.
Oct 29 - 3:11 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko (illness) is available for Tuesday's game.

Tarasenko was initially considered questionable for the contest. He has a goal and four assists in seven games in 2014-15.
Oct 28 - 3:02 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Paul Stastny
2David Backes
3Patrik Berglund
4Jori Lehtera
5Maxim Lapierre
LW1Alexander Steen
2Jaden Schwartz
3Joakim Lindstrom
4Magnus Paajarvi
5Steve Ott
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Vladimir Tarasenko
3Chris Porter
4Ryan Reaves
D1Alex Pietrangelo
2Kevin Shattenkirk
3Jay Bouwmeester
4Carl Gunnarsson
5Chris Butler
6Barret Jackman
7Ian Cole
G1Brian Elliott
2Jake Allen