Originally written February 03, 2013 on STLSportsMinute:
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The St. Louis Blues have started the season on fire with a 6-2-0 record through the team's first eight games, which actually accounts for a sixth of the season. There were many expectations for the team coming into the season and thus far, the Blues are fulfilling those expectations as a team. Individually, there are many Blues' players that are off to very nice starts to the season, which has helped translate into team success. Many felt that if the Blues were going to take the next step forward this season, many players would need to step up their games, live up to their potential, and grow into more mature hockey players. Fortunately, many players have been able to live up to the hype thus far, but here are three players who are playing extremely well for the Blues early in the season. Vladimir Tarasenko Tarasenko is the definition of a player getting and a lot of hype and then living up to it. In fact, Tarasenko is actually exceeding expectations thus far in his rook...
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