VLADIMIR TARASENKO NEWS

Injured Tarasenko will miss worlds

St. Louis Blues winger Vladimir Tarasenko will not play for his native Russia at the upcoming world championships while rehabilitating his right thumb injury, General Manager Doug Armstrong said Thursday. "He played with a cast on his hand in the playoffs and now we need to get that 100 percent healthy," Armstrong said of Tarasenko, who had four goals in six playoff games...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Vladimir Tarasenko Checks Andrew Shaw Into Pierre McGuire’s Monitor

St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko gave Chicago Blackhawks pest Andrew Shaw a pretty good shot, sending him into Pierre McGuire’s monitor. Unfortunately for Tarasenko it was all for naught as the Blues lost to the Blackhawks and were eliminated from Round 1. [@PeteBlackburn] The post Vladimir Tarasenko Checks Andrew Shaw Into Pierre McGuire’s Monitor appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Oshie praises Tarasenko

Vladimir Tarasenko has been the MVP of the Blues so far in the first round. Aside from being one of the only Blues to be able to actually fire a shot on frame, Tarasenko has delivered clutch goals on multiple occasions through the first four games. What does T.J. Oshie have to say about the young Russian? Nothing but praise. Oshie surprised by Tarasenko: "Not really. The kid...
Via Frozen Notes
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL takeaways: Trouble in Pittsburgh, another Blackhawks-Blues thriller

Three times, a team has tied a game in the final minute of play in these playoffs. Three times, that same team has won the game in extra time. Colorado's Paul Stastny did it at 19:46 in a Game 1 win over Minnesota. St. Louis' Vladimir Tarasenko did it at 19:53 of a Game 2 win over Chicago, and Columbus' Brandon Dubinsky did it at 19:36 of Wednesday's Game 4 win over...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues get a taste of their own medicine in Game 4 OT loss to the Blackhawks

CHICAGO -- It was quickly approaching midnight in the Windy City and 'Chelsea Dagger' was still blaring out of the speakers at the United Center, the sound no opposing team wants to hear. Blues goalie Ryan Miller sat quietly at his locker stall in the visiting dressing room, staring into space as his teammates dressed and the media swarmed in to ask what happened, where it...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues waste incredible effort from Tarasenko, drop Game 4

The Blues looked outstanding for long stretches in Game 4. Vladimir Tarasenko was spectacular, notching two goals in what proved to be a losing effort. With a 3-2 lead and only a handful of minutes left to play in the third, a victory was within reach. Then the Blues committed the #1 mistake you can’t make while protecting a lead – sit back on defense. Chicago tied the game and...
Via Frozen Notes
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues Take 2-0 Series Lead Over Blackhawks Thanks To Dramatic Late Comeback

After the Blackhawks dominated most of the third period during Saturday’s Game 2 in St. Louis, Brent Seabrook’s ejection after crushing David Backes seemed to turn the tables in the Blues’ favor. Down 3-2 with regulation coming to a close, Vladimir Tarasenko netted an equalizer with 6.4 seconds remaining in regulation. Take a look at the goal in GIF form below. It’s like...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Vladimir Tarasenko scores with 6.4 seconds left ☆

Via Frozen Notes
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 17, 2014  |  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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Oshie exits after getting blindsided as Blues' skid reaches four

The Blues' 4-2 loss Thursday in Minnesota -- their fourth consecutive defeat, fifth in seven games and seventh in 12 -- comes at a higher cost than just continuing their unlikely late-season swoon. Already without Vladimir Tarasenko for an unspecified amount of time, the Blues played without captain David Backes (day-to-day, lower-body injury) and then lost T.J. Oshie to a cheap...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 11, 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...
Via Frozen Notes
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

No Oshie, no Tarasenko, no problem as Backes helps lift Blues past Jets

ST. LOUIS -- David Backes let loose a little emotion Monday. The St. Louis Blues captain corralled a loose puck in front of the Winnipeg Jets' net and poked it in for a power-play goal with 6:51 remaining. He promptly skated over to the glass and banged both arms off of it in a rare expression of relief. "That was a monkey-off-the-back type of celebration there," Backes...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
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...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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

It's been one injury after another for the Blues this season, yet here they are in mid-March with the best record in the league. So replacing Vladimir Tarasenko is just business as usual for the Note. Plus, T.J. Oshie becomes a daddy.
Via FOXSports.com
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues will try to stay hot after losing Tarasenko to hand surgery

The St. Louis Blues are on a roll since acquiring Ryan Miller. Losing Vladimir Tarasenko, however, threatens to slow them down. Though one of their top scorers is expected to be sidelined at least six weeks, the Blues appear to have the goaltending to compensate and Miller likely gets another opportunity Monday night against the Winnipeg Jets. St. Louis (46-14-7) is leading in the...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
Via Kukla's Korner
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...
Via Frozen Notes
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues' youngsters taking full advantage of time on ice

ST. LOUIS -- The beats bumped from the St. Louis Blues locker room while a players spoke with reporters just a few feet away in the team's dressing room area. Whoomp! There it is. Whoomp! There it is. The epic party anthem, and apparently a post-victory favorite of your St. Louis Blues, reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1993. Jaden Schwartz and Vladimir Tarasenko...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues take advantage of final homestand before Olympic break

ST. LOUIS -- Somewhere in the bowels of the Scottrade Center on Saturday afternoon, Blues goalie Brian Elliott and forward Vladimir Tarasenko had a brief conversation. "Before the third period Tarasenko was next to me at the urinal and he was saying 'Keep going' and I said 'Go get one for me' and he did in the end," Elliott said. Before long the Blues had...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Oshie, Tarasenko lift Blues past Jets, 4-3

T.J. Oshie and Vladimir Tarasenko scored in a shootout to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday. The crowd chanted ''USA! USA! as Oshie skated in on Al Montoya and beat him. Tarasenko then scored, giving the Blues the victory in their final game before the Olympic break. Blues goalie Brian Elliott stopped Bryan Little and Andrew Ladd...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Oshie, Tarasenko lift Blues past Jets, 4-3

ST. LOUIS -- To stay a step ahead of goaltenders, T.J. Oshie mixes up his shots in shootouts. It worked Saturday, with Oshie and Vladimir Tarasenko scoring in the tiebreaker to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets. "I try to switch it up," Oshie said. "I know they watch video just like we do so I try to be unpredictable out there. I've...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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