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In the first video, NHL Tonight says Tarasenko was blindsided by the hit.
In the 2nd video below, John Forslund and Brian Engblom with their call and opinion of the hit.
What do you think and there was no penalty on the play.
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Many NHL players have been able to skate to the bench and laugh about their “welcome to the NHL” moment, but Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko wasn’t laughing when he received his. On Wednesday night, Tarasenko was upended by Colorado’s Mark Olver during the third period of the Avalanche-Blues game. The hit was clean (some argue a tad late), but it sent the 21-year-old Russian...
What a hit by former Northern Michigan Wildcat and current Avalanche forward Mark Olver on Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko. From the looks of it, it appears that Tarasenko is knocked a little woozy. There was no penalty called on the play.
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ST. LOUIS St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced the club assigned goaltender Jake Allen to their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, Peoria Rivermen today.
Allen, 22, has appeared in five games posting a 3-1-0 record including a 2.62 goals against average and a .895 save percentage with the Blues...
Or else he won't last long in the NHL. Consider this a lesson learned.
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But who really has the leverage...
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Unquestionably the Avs are much better with their captain and last season's leading goal scorer. It rounds out the...
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These days, being busy is simply all in a night's work for Varlamov.
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