Found January 09, 2013 on STLSportsMinute:
Do you know the feeling of finding out you are getting a new car, but you can’t drive it until all the paperwork is signed?  Well, that is how the St. Louis Blues feel right now regarding their young talent, Vladimir Tarasenko. Vladimir Tarasenko is a 21 year old Russian who was drafted by the Blues in the 2010 NHL entry draft.  He is probably the most anticipated prospect the Blues have had in the last 20 years.  He is the type of player the Blues have been lacking in recent years. Tarasenko is a pure goal scorer and finisher. Tarasenko has had pretty impressive numbers for such a young player.  In 207 games played in the KHL he has scored 76 goals and has 65 assists.  In the most recent stint with the KHL, during the NHL lockout, Tarasenko had 31 points in 31 games, with 14 goals and 17 assists.  Not bad for a 21 year old. Now fans are going to expect 48 goals in 48 games from this rookie this season, and that is not going to happen. First, he has to get accustomed to the NHL gam...

Blues players excited, ready for camp

ST. LOUIS - David Perron was already en route from his home in Sherbrooke, Quebec, to St. Louis when news broke of a possible deal to end the NHL lockout early Sunday morning. "I was probably on my phone updating Twitter 50 times in one hour," Perron said. "It was a real exciting time to know I wasnt going to drive for no reason." Perron and the rest of his...

Detroit Red Wings, St. Louis Blues to Open 2013 NHL Season on Jan. 19

Confirming reports from earlier in the week, the Detroit Red Wings will open their 2013 NHL season on the road against the St. Louis Blues on Saturday. Blues will officially open the season Saturday January 19 at home against Detroit at 7 p.m. Rest of schedule to be released Sat.#stlblues — Lou Korac (@lkorac10) January 11, 2013 That’s actually an 8 p.m. ET start, with the possibility...
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