Tarasenko's flawless return to the ice paying off huge for the Blues

CHICAGO -- The hand injury that caused Vladimir Tarasenko to miss the final 15 games of the regular season hasn't slowed him down one bit in his first extended opportunity in the NHL playoffs. The Blues' winger got a glimpse of the postseason as a rookie a year ago when he played just five minutes, 51 seconds in Game 4 of the Western Conference first-round series against...
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Video: Vladimir Tarasenko scores with 6.4 seconds left ☆

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No Oshie or Berglund yet, but Tarasenko is back

ST. LOUIS -- T.J. Oshie and Patrik Berglund will not play for the Blues in Game 1 of their playoff series against the visiting Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday. But the good news -- the really good news -- is that forward Vladimir Tarasenko will. "Originally, it was no-go for the first round, and now you're seeing a guy playing Game 1, which is really significant," coach...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko set to return for game one tonight against Blackhawks

St. Louis Blues forward Vladamir Tarasenko will return to the lineup tonight, according to Lou Korac on twitter.Tarasenko has been out of action since March 15th with a hand injury that required surgery, but was a full participant in practice on Wednesday and is finally ready to get back into game action.Tarasenko should be a major upgrade to a Blues team that has been struggling...
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Vladimir Tarasenko huge loss for St. Louis Blues

The St. Louis Blues have terrific depth and lots of interchangeable parts. The team also has a few special components.Vladimir Tarasenko was one of those components. He possesses the elusive “it” quality as a scorer. Week by week, he was gaining more confidence in his ability to exploit that ability at this level.As the Blues got even better at transitioning from defense to offense...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

How will Blues handle loss of Tarasenko? Much like they've handled all their other injuries

ST. LOUIS -- The news broke Sunday evening that St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko would undergo surgery after injuring his right hand in Saturday's win in Nashville. By Monday morning, the Blues were already talking about how to replace the Russian winger. Tarasenko will have surgery Wednesday and then be reevaluated in six weeks. "The positive part for Tarasenko...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko will undergo hand surgery, out at least six weeks

The St. Louis Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko will undergo surgery on his right hand, and will miss a minimum of six weeks with the injury.Doug Armstrong, the general manager of the Blues, announced the news today after Tarsenko injured his hand during a 4-1 on March 15th against the Nashville Predators. He'll be re-evaluated after the six-weeks are up.The injury shouldn't...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Vladimir Tarasenko Will Have Hand Surgery, Then Evaluated In Six Weeks

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today that forward Vladimir Tarasenko will undergo surgery after injuring his right hand during last night’s 4-1 win over the Predators in Nashville.  Tarasenko’s procedure will be performed Wednesday by Dr. Charles Goldfarb of Washington University Orthopedics and Barnes...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Tarasenko needs surgery on hand, out at least six weeks

Vladimir Tarasenko injured his right hand during the Blues' victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night. It's unclear when or how he suffered the injury, but he'll need surgery to repair it and will be reevaluated in six weeks. Based on the proposed timeline and assuming (and hoping) everything goes according to plan, the Blues won't have their Russian...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap: Tarasenko stars in regulation and SO for Blues

ST. LOUIS -- After the St. Louis Blues let a two-goal lead get away, Vladimir Tarasenko made sure they skated off with a win. Tarasenko scored and added an assist in regulation, and then netted the deciding goal in the shootout to lead the Blues to a 4-3 win over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night. Just seconds after Roman Josi gave the Predators a 3-2 lead at 7:33 of the...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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