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Vladimir Tarasenko’s hat trick evens up Blues/Wild series

After a frustrating Game 1, the St. Louis Blues showed up Saturday afternoon for Game 2 ready to prove to their faithful fan base that their lethargic Game 1 performance was more of a fluke than a trend. Led behind superstar Vladimir Tarasenko’s first postseason hat trick, the Blues evened up the series at one […] The post Vladimir Tarasenko’s hat trick evens up Blues/Wild...
Via Along the Boards
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 4/19/15

CALGARY, AB – FEBRUARY 14: Mark Giordano #5 of the Calgary Flames fights Alex Burrows #14 of the Vancouver Canucks during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on February 14, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images) What everyone is talking aboutIt’s late and the scoreboard will still be about Saturday, but the other outlets of the world have moved...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
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Blues turning to Tarasenko -- again -- as they head into Game 3 against Wild

Any momentum from a 51-win season and a Central Division title seemed to fade for the St. Louis Blues with a disappointing playoff-opening defeat. It may have returned when Vladimir Tarasenko took control two days later. Heading into St. Paul with the first-round series tied at one, the Blues look to both build on Tarasenko's stellar play and continue their physically imposing style...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blues-Wild Preview

Any momentum from a 51-win season and a Central Division title seemed to fade for the St. Louis Blues with a disappointing playoff-opening defeat. It may have returned when Vladimir Tarasenko took control two days later. Heading into St. Paul with the first-round series tied at one, the Blues look to both build on Tarasenko's stellar play and continue their physically imposing style...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vladimir Tarasenko Nets Hat Trick In Blues’ Game 2 Win Over Wild

The St. Louis Blues evened up the series on Saturday with a 4-1 win over the Minnesota Wild. Vladimir Tarasenko was dazzling, netting his first career playoff hat trick. The post Vladimir Tarasenko Nets Hat Trick In Blues’ Game 2 Win Over Wild appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
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Saturday's best: Crosby's got that look, which is bad news for Rangers

Best game: Anaheim 2, Winnipeg 1. The Ducks did it again. Anaheim won an NHL record-tying 12 games when trailing after two periods during the regular season. They've done it twice in the two games of their Western Conference quarterfinal series with Winnipeg. Patrick Maroon deflected Cam Fowler's shot from the point past Winnipeg goalie Ondrej Pavelec with 9:17 left in the third...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Devan Dubnyk dives to make a save while leaving the net

Game 2 between the Minnesota Wild and the St. Louis Blues will likely be remembered for the Blues’ victory and Vladimir Tarasenko’s hat trick, but there was one save from Devan Dubnyk which deserves to be highlighted. The Wild pulled Dubnyk with time winding down in the third, but Dubnyk was forced to make a desperation save on a Steve Ott shot from center ice. (This video is...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues knock off Wild, 4-1, even series

ST. LOUIS -- Vladimir Tarasenko scored two goals in the first period and then had an empty-netter for his first career playoff hat trick, leading the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday that evened their playoff series at a game apiece. Tarasenko had an assist and no shots in a 4-2 loss in Game 1, but responded with an impressive performance more...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tarasenko hat trick leads Blues past Wild to even series at 1-1

  Vladimir Tarasenko scored two goals in the first period and then had an empty-netter for his first career playoff hat trick, leading the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday that evened their playoff series at a game apiece. Tarasenko had an assist and no shots in a 4-2 loss in Game 1, but responded with an impressive performance more in line with...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues whip Wild 4-1, even series at game apiece

ST. LOUIS (AP) Vladimir Tarasenko scored two goals in the first period and then had an empty-netter for his first career playoff hat trick, leading the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday that evened their playoff series at a game apiece. Tarasenko had an assist and no shots in a 4-2 loss in Game 1, but responded with an impressive performance more...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota lose 4-1 in a Tarasenko dominated game

ST. LOUIS, MO – APRIL 16: Mikael Granlund #64 of the Minnesota Wild controls the puck against Paul Stastny #26 of the St. Louis Blues during Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Scottrade Center on April 16, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Wild beat the Blues 4-2. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images) One would think...
Via State of Hockey News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues Put Last Year in the Past, Ride Tarasenko and Schwartz to the Stanley Cup

Kris Russell #4 of the Calgary Flames looks to check Vladimir Tarasenko #91 of the St Louis Blues during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on March 17, 2015 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images) The St. Louis Blues have high expectations riding into the 2015 NHL playoffs. The Central Division champs experienced two first round exits in their previous...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Return of Tarasenko, Steen boosts Blues' playoff chances

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues played it close to the vest while Vladimir Tarasenko and Alexander Steen were out with injuries. While waiting for one of the league's top goal scorers and one of the best two-way players to heal, they won a pair of tight 2-1 victories over rival Chicago. "We were forced to do it," coach Ken Hitchcock said. "Injuries forced us to change and we had...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Return of Tarasenko, Steen boosts Blues playoff chances

ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Blues played it close to the vest while Vladimir Tarasenko and Alexander Steen were out with injuries. While waiting for one of the league's top goal scorers and one of the best two-way players to heal, they won a pair of tight 2-1 victories over rival Chicago. ''We were forced to do it,'' coach Ken Hitchcock said. ''Injuries forced us to change and...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tarasenko, Steen return, Blues look playoff-ready against Wild

  Vladimir Tarasenko and Alexander Steen looked as if they're ready for the playoffs. The pair had a lot to do with the St. Louis Blues finishing the regular season strong. ''This is the team we want to take on the journey,'' coach Ken Hitchcock said after a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday. ''We're healthy and we'll be 100 percent going into the playoffs, which is...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Scandella, Parise score for Wild in loss to Blues

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Vladimir Tarasenko and Alexander Steen returned from injuries with two points apiece, helping the St. Louis Blues finish the regular season strong with a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday. Jori Lehtera scored twice and Brian Elliott was solid in net for the Central Division champions, who thwarted Minnesota's bid for an NHL-record 13th consecutive...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tarasenko, Steen return, Blues top Wild 4-2

ST. LOUIS (AP) Vladimir Tarasenko and Alexander Steen returned from injuries with two points apiece, helping the St. Louis Blues finish the regular season strong with a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday. Jori Lehtera scored twice and Brian Elliott was solid in net for the Central Division champions, who thwarted Minnesota's bid for an NHL-record 13th consecutive road...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tarasenko, Steen return as Blues top Wild 4-2

ST. LOUIS -- Vladimir Tarasenko and Alexander Steen returned from injuries with two points apiece, helping the St. Louis Blues finish the regular season strong with a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday. Jori Lehtera scored twice and Brian Elliott was solid in net for the Central Division champions, who thwarted Minnesota's bid for an NHL-record 13th consecutive road...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues clinch Central, have chance to clinch Western Conference

All the playoff spots have been clinched in the Western Conference heading into the last game day of the 2014-2015 NHL regular season. However, the playoff bracket is still undetermined. These last games on Saturday could drastically change the Western Conference playoff picture. After beating the Blackhawks on Thursday, the St. Louis Blues clinched the Central Division and have...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Help wanted: Blues need the win and a Wild assist to clinch the Central

Having missed a prime opportunity to lock up home-ice advantage in at least the first round earlier this week, the St. Louis Blues need a victory and some help if they want to clinch the Central Division on Thursday night. Set to play again without top two scorers Vladimir Tarasenko and Alexander Steen, the Blues will try to earn their second win over the Chicago Blackhawks in five...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks-Blues Preview

Having missed a prime opportunity to lock up home-ice advantage in at least the first round earlier this week, the St. Louis Blues need a victory and some help if they want to clinch the Central Division on Thursday night. Reportedly set to play again without top two scorers Vladimir Tarasenko and Alexander Steen, the Blues will try to earn their second win over the Chicago Blackhawks...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Ty Rattie fit into the Blues’ future?

With prospect Ty Rattie being called up recently from the Chicago Wolves due to injuries to Alexander Steen and Vladimir Tarasenko, I felt this was a good time to examine him as a player and whether he fits into the Blues’ long term plans. Rattie was a second round pick in the 2011 NHL Entry […] The post Does Ty Rattie fit into the Blues’ future? appeared first on Along the Boards.
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues brace for two crucial games against Chicago without Steen, Tarasenko

Entering last Sunday, the Chicago Blackhawks appeared unlikely to challenge for the Central Division title. By the end of this Sunday, they could be alone in first place. So could their opponent. On the strength of a four-game win streak, the Blackhawks can move up in the Central as they host the potentially short-handed St. Louis Blues in the first of two critical matchups between...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s that time of the year where the Blues won’t comment on injuries

If you’re looking for specific information regarding Vladimir Tarasenko’s injury, you’re going to be disappointed. The forward is simply listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury, but the Blues and Ken Hitchcock aren’t willing to disclose any additional information. We’ve reached the time of the year where injury details are kept close to the chest. Ken Hitchcock effectively...
Via Frozen Notes
19 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Finally Poised To Make Stanley Cup Run

View image | gettyimages.com It has been a great season for the St. Louis Blues. They currently sit second in the Central Division with 99 points, just three points behind Nashville, and are basically a lock to make it to the playoffs for a fourth season in-a-row. The last three have not lived up to the hype, with the Blues getting swept in the Conference Semifinals by the Stanley...
Via Beyond The Benches
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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