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5 stories to watch in the NHL’s Central Division

What are some of the stories you should be following in the Central Division this year? It is mostly a division of pretenders hoping to compete and move out of the shadow of the defending champs. Will this be the year? It certainly brings us to our first story. 5. Will the Wild or Blues ever get over the hump? ST. LOUIS, MO – APRIL 18: Vladimir Tarasenko #91 of the St. Louis...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

5 stories to watch in the NHL’s Central Division

What are some of the stories you should be following in the Central Division this year? It is mostly a division of pretenders hoping to compete and move out of the shadow of the defending champs. Will this be the year? It certainly brings us to our first story. 5. Will the Wild or Blues ever get over the hump? ST. LOUIS, MO – APRIL 18: Vladimir Tarasenko #91 of the St. Louis...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Get pumped up for the Blues' Ice Breaker at BPV

What: Blues Ice Breaker 2015 When: Noon to 3 on Sunday, August 30 Where: Ballpark Village Why: Hockey There will be giveaways, inflatables, live music and more. Plus, David Backes, Alex Pietrangelo, Vladimir Tarasenko and Troy Brouwer will all be there! It's guaranteed to be a great time for all fans of Blues hockey. 
Via Fox Sports Midwest
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues: Jori Lehtera undergoes successful surgery

On August 4th, the St. Louis Blues organization reported that centerman Jori Lehtera had undergone successful surgery on his ankle. The 27-year-old forward suffered an injury at the end of last season to his right ankle. The Blues also noted that the timetable for him to return to skating will be about six to eight weeks. This is good news for the Blues organization, as Lehtera was...
Via isportsweb.com
20 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...
Via STLSportsMinute
25 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...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Who should the Blues use during 3-on-3 overtime?

Ever since the NHL revealed they’d be adopting 3-on-3 overtime beginning in 2015-16, Blues fans have been quick to predict which trio the club should use for the new format. There are some obvious choices – Vladimir Tarasenko for starters – but below is an educated guess at what the Blues might do in various situation. Vladimir Tarasenko – Jaden Schwartz – Alex Pietrangelo...
Via Frozen Notes
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Voracek in for big pay day by next offseason

As the Flyers have spent the offseason doing patchwork to the blue line and re-signing players left and right – and acquiring one or two in the process – a looming free-agent story has flown under the radar. All-star winger Jake Voracek will return in Orange and Black next season. It is the final year of a four-year deal worth $17 million. Voracek will make $4.5 million next...
Via Flyerdelphia
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Central Division Offseason Roundup: St. Louis Blues

  Today marks the beginning of our roundtable series where we recap the offseason changes made by the Avalanche’s Central Division rivals. We won’t be delving too deep into the financial aspects of each team’s signings, focusing instead on how their new lineups will fare against the Avalanche in 2016. We start with the St. Louis Blues, who have had a relatively quiet summer...
Via BSN Denver
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues: The top 3 things to consider before next season

The St. Louis Blues have been having a rather eventful offseason. With each trade, re-signing, or draft prospect comes many possibilities. There will be many things to watch out for next season but here are the top 3: 1. Will Ken Hitchcock find redemption? When the Blues organization announced that they had signed head coach Ken Hitchcock to a one-year contract extension, it was...
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July 18, 2015  |  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...
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues re-sign Vladimir Tarasenko

On Tuesday, star RW Vladimir Tarasenko signed an eight-year $60 million contract with the St. Louis Blues, the largest contract in the organization’s history. Initial reaction At first glance, this is a great thing for the Blues. The Blues get their star forward locked up for the next eight years, or basically for the prime of his career. This means the Blues will have a superstar...
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July 10, 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

Video: Awesome flipbook celebrates the Chicago Blackhawks’ Cup win

Flipbooks are awesome. Flipbooks based on hockey are even better. You might remember when The Flippist put out an incredible flipbook featuring Vladimir Tarasenko’s goal against the New York Rangers. This time they’re honoring the Chicago Blackhawks and their Stanley Cup victory. These are incredible and the talent to put these together is off the charts. The post Video: Awesome...
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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...
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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...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Evaluating Vladimir Tarasenko’s eight-year, $60 million 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 just...
Via Bloguin Best
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Tarasenko signs eight-year, $60 million deal with Blues

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...
Via AP on Fox
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues sign Tarasenko to 8-year, $60M deal

ST. LOUIS (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
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

Vladimir Tarasenko Signs 8-Year, $60M Deal With Blues

The St. Louis Blues have locked up arguably one of the top players in the NHL for the next eight seasons. It was announced Tuesday that the Blues have agreed to a 8-year, $60 million dollar contract with right-winger  Vladimir Tarasenko. DONE DEAL! Vladimir Tarasenko has signed an eight-year, $60 million deal. >>> http://t.co/n8FNl3QgHs #stlblues pic.twitter.com/tQg8xBzL1p...
Via Diehardsport
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Thank you, thank you, thank you! Blues ink Tarasenko for eight years, $60M

ST. LOUIS -- Rest easy, St. Louis Blues fans. Vladimir Tarasenko isn't going anywhere.  General manager Doug Armstrong announced Tuesday the club signed the dynamic forward to an eight-year, $60 million contract.  Tarasenko, 23, had a breakout season in 2014-15, sharing 10th in the National Hockey League overall with 73 points, fifth with 37 goals and seventh with a +27 rating...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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