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Vladimir Tarasenko expresses hatred for "yo momma" jokes

Life seems to be going pretty well for Vladimir Tarasenko, who signed an eight-year, $60 million contract with the St. Louis Blues earlier this summer. But there is one way to aggravate the 24-year-old upcoming star. Don't make any jokes about his mother.That's right, Tarasenko does not tolerate jokes about family, but it's more a cultural issue than a lack of good humor. "There’s...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Stastny and Vladimir Tarasenko need to play together

Back in May, after the St. Louis Blues bowed out of the playoffs in a disappointing first round loss to the Minnesota Wild, the first thing that came out of my mouth was a dramatic fix for next season. One that existed in house. If the logic of putting your best players in the top of a baseball lineup carries any weight, I think the two most talented players on a hockey team need...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues: Is Vladimir Tarasenko the new franchise player?

While the past couple of years for the St. Louis Blues have seen the organization thrive and flourish, the offseason that the Blues are having seems to set the next Blues season up for bigger and better things. The Blues front office has been busy at work making adjustments that will change the structure of the roster and adjust the lineup. The most obvious difference that the St...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues: Vladimir Tarasenko’s massive contract extension

With a new move by the St. Louis Blues, the exciting saga that is the Blues’ offseason continues. On Tuesday, the Blues’ front office announced that they had signed star-winger Vladimir Tarasenko to a contract extension. A huge contract extension. In fact, it is the richest contract in Blues’ history and one that leaves Tarasenko the highest paid member of the team. It is arguable...
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Tarasenko comments on his new contract with the Blues

Vladimir Tarasenko is an elite talent and the Blues recognized that fact with an eight-year, $60 million contract. Tarasenko has already proven to be one of the best European players in St. Louis Blues history and he’s primed to be the face of the franchise for the next eight seasons. What does he think of his new contract? Simply, he loves St. Louis and dreams about winning the...
Via Frozen Notes
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues: Vladimir Tarasenko deal is a statement

Today, after a not so long wait, the St. Louis Blues signed Vladimir Tarasenko to a long term contract. The details are eight years at 60 million. It’s a modest deal for one of the best young players in the game. An AAV of 7.5 million for a guy who scored 37 goals in his second full regular season and added 6 playoff goals in 6 playoff games is a bargain. Let’s dig into five...
Via STLSportsMinute
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues Forward Vladimir Tarasenko Signs Eight-Year, $60 Million Contract

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Blues say they have signed star forward Vladimir Tarasenko to an eight-year, $60 million contract. General manager Doug Armstrong announced the move Tuesday, locking up the 23-year-old Tarasenko after a season in which he made his first career All-Star game and was 10th in the NHL with 73 points, including 37 goals, to go along with a plus-27 rating. He...
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Vladimir Tarasenko Signs New Contract with St. Louis Blues Worth $60 Million

ST. LOUIS, MO – JANUARY 19: Vladimir Tarasenko #91 of the St. Louis Blues controls the puck against the Colorado Avalanche at the Scottrade Center on January 19, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/NHLI via Getty Images) Coming off a season highlighted by two hat tricks, Vladimir Tarasenko signed an eight-year contract with the St. Louis Blues worth $60 million...
Via The Sports Journal
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Evaluating Tarasenko’s eight-year, $60M contract

Good news for St. Louis Blues fans, the club has locked up dynamic forward Vladimir Tarasenko to an eight-year $60 million contract. General manager Doug Armstrong said it’s a great day for the Blues. “It’s a great day in Blues history to get a player of Vladi’s caliber locked into the organization through the prime of his career,” Armstrong said. “I think we saw...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues ink Vladimir Tarasenko to eight-year, $60 million contract

Vladimir Tarasenko won’t be leaving the Blues anytime soon. The star forward signed a massive eight-year, $60 million contract which will keep him in St. Louis through the 2022-23 campaign. Tarasenko’s new deal will carry an average cap hit of $7.5 million and he’ll become the team’s highest paid player, surpassing Paul Stastny. A deal between the Blues and Tarasenko was...
Via Frozen Notes
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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