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Vladimir Tarasenko | Winger | #91

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (26) / 12/13/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 225
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (16) / STL
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Vladimir Tarasenko hit the 20-goal plateau on Thursday in a 4-1 win over Ottawa.
Tarasenko got the opening goal of the contest at the 6:13 mark of the second period. He has netted at least 20 goals for five straight seasons. Jan 19 - 11:58 AM

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Vladimir Tarasenko picked up a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 7-4 loss to Florida.

Tarasenko has four goals and five helpers in the last nine games, which includes two goals and three assists over a three-game point streak. The 26-year-old winger has found the back of the net 19 times this season and he has 44 points after 46 outings.
Jan 10 - 11:22 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko tallied his 18th goal of the season in a 4-3 overtime loss to Washington on Sunday.

Tarasenko has three goals and four assists in the last eight games. He has amassed 42 points in 45 contests this campaign. Alexander Steen and Carl Gunnarsson also scored in the defeat.
Jan 7 - 6:30 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko picked up two assists in a 6-3 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.

12 seconds into the third period, Tarasenko took the puck and gave a beautiful backhand pass right on Stastny's stick for his second assist of the night. Tarasenko is up to 41 points in 44 games this season, putting him on pace for 77 points. That would best his career high of 75 points established last season.
Jan 6 - 3:53 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 17th of the year and added a goal in the shootout in a 3-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.

Tarasenko appeared to deflect Scottie Upshall's shot to the boards before picking up the loose puck and beating the sprawled out Kinkaid. The Russian forward is now up to 39 points in 42 games this season, with four of them coming in his last five games.
Jan 2 - 11:37 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko had an assist in a 4-2 win against Carolina Saturday night.

Tarasenko has recorded a point in three of his last four contests. He's thawed out after being limited to a goal and an assist in six games from Dec. 12-21. He now has 16 goals and 38 points in 41 contests in 2017-18.
Sun, Dec 31, 2017 06:34:00 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko found the back of the net in a 4-2 loss to Dallas Friday night.

Tage Thompson also scored a goal for the Blues. Alexander Steen and Alex Pietrangelo each registered an assist in the losing effort.
Sat, Dec 30, 2017 01:36:00 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 15th goal of the season in a 2-0 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night.

Tarasenko scored his 15th of the year in the first period of Saturday's victory, giving him 15 goals and 34 points in 34 games this season. Only Brayden Schenn has more goals than him with 16. Vince Dunn also scored for St. Louis.
Source: NHL.com
Sun, Dec 17, 2017 01:13:00 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko fired seven shots on goal in Tuesday's 3-0 loss to Tampa Bay.

Only Dmitrij Jaskin (eight) had more shots on goal than Tarasenko. His three-game point streak is now officially over. Tarasenko has 14 goals and 33 points in 32 games this season. He'll continue to have strong fantasy value.
Tue, Dec 12, 2017 11:01:00 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko notched the game winning goal in overtime on Sunday night against Buffalo.

Tarasenko added an assist as well in his first night without the injured Jaden Schwartz on his line. Tarasenko now has 14 goals and 32 points in 31 games this season.
Sun, Dec 10, 2017 09:56:00 PM

Vladimir Tarasenko scored a goal in Thursday's 3-0 win over the Dallas Stars.

It was just an empty-net goal, but it could be huge for Tarasenko's confidence. Coming into Thursday's action, the Blues forward hadn't found the back of the net in six consecutive games. Despite his recent slump, he still has 13 goals and 30 points in 29 games this season. Tarasenko is on pace to surpass the 35-goal mark for the fourth consecutive year.
Fri, Dec 8, 2017 12:26:00 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko hasn't scored a goal in six games.

Tarasenko has contributed three assists during his longest goal skid of the season. "I feel like he's definitely squeezing the stick a little bit harder," coach Mike Yeo said. "I mean, he's still on a pretty decent pace right now, but the quality of chances that he's had this year, I would say he's probably generating even more than last year, to be honest with you. But certainly more missed nets. A lot of posts. And I feel like a lot of shots are getting blocked. What happens is when you start squeezing the stick a little bit, you start to try to be a little bit more precise, and you try to have the perfect shot." Tarasenko will try to get back on track on Thursday versus Dallas.
Thu, Dec 7, 2017 10:52:00 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko assisted on the St. Louis Blues' lone goal scored in a 2-1 OT loss to the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.

Tarasenko's assist was his 17th of the season, but it wasn't enough to secure a victory over Minnesota. The Blues have hit a rough patch recently with three straight losses and four defeats in their last five. Still, Tarasenko is having a strong season with 12 goals and 29 points in 27 games.
Sat, Dec 2, 2017 09:14:00 PM

The line of Vladimir Tarasenko, Brayden Schenn and Jaden Schwartz was held off the scoresheet in Friday's 4-1 loss to the Kings.

It's the third time in four games that the Blues' top line failed to pick up a point. Coincidentally (or not), the team dropped three of four contests during a four-game homestand. All three players are still having strong seasons, but they'll need to start producing again if the Blues are going to win regularly.
Sat, Dec 2, 2017 10:53:00 AM

Vladimir Tarasenko scored two goals and two assists in Tuesday's 8-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers.

Tarasenko also dropped the gloves with Oilers defenseman Matthew Benning (you can watch the scrap by clicking the link at the bottom of the page). The Russian winger opened the scoring just over three minutes into the first period before scoring his second of the game in the third frame to make it 6-1 for the Blues. Tarasenko finished the game with a plus-4 rating and eight shots on goal in 16:41 of ice time. He's up to 12 goals and 26 points in 22 games this season.
Tue, Nov 21, 2017 10:56:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Paul Stastny
2Brayden Schenn
3Oskar Sundqvist
4Kyle Brodziak
5Ivan Barbashev
6Patrik Berglund
LW1Jaden Schwartz
2Vladimir Sobotka
3Magnus Paajarvi
4Robby Fabbri
5Zach Sanford
RW1Vladimir Tarasenko
2Alexander Steen
3Dmitrij Jaskin
4Tage Thompson
5Chris Thorburn
D1Alex Pietrangelo
2Colton Parayko
3Joel Edmundson
4Carl Gunnarsson
5Robert Bortuzzo
6Vince Dunn
7Jay Bouwmeester
G1Jake Allen
2Carter Hutton