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Keys To Victory In The Playoffs: Tracking Games Remaining

One of the most important variables to consider when making moves during the fantasy hockey playoffs is games remaining. How many games are your guys playing this week? You might be feeling confident with Vladimir Tarasenko slotted in on your right side, but he only plays two games this week and one of them is already done and gone so unless Vladdy blows up against the Jackets onâ€...
Via Razzball Hockey
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tarasenko’s Skill & Work Ethic Will Make Him Great

View image | It has been a memorable season for St. Louis Blues winger Vladimir Tarasenko. Playing on a stacked Blues team, Tarasenko leads his fellow players in point with 70 in 72 games so far this season. The 23-year-old Russian has taken a huge step forward in his third season. Each year he has continued to improve and adjust to playing hockey in the states...
Via Beyond The Benches
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Is 3-on-3 overtime a good choice for the NHL?

It's an old-school versus new-school debate on how to handle overtimes in the NHL. 3-on-3 or the tie game? You decide while we ponder. The post The NHL Goes Back To The Pond: How Do We Feel About 3-On-3? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
9 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Tarasenko makes Jake Gardiner look silly

We’ve seen Vladimir Tarasenko dance his way around players countless times, but it’s not often you see him fake out the same guy three times in a row. While driving towards the Toronto net, Tarasenko shifted the puck around Jake Gardiner three separate times – twice between the legs – and nearly scored an incredible goal. (H/T Blues Reddit) May take a moment to load …
Via Frozen Notes
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Tarasenko blossoming in second full season with Blues

ST. LOUIS -- Earlier this month, Vladimir Tarasenko became the youngest St. Louis Blues player in more than two decades to score 30 goals. The 23-year-old Russian forward's skill is known across the league. "He has lots of skill," said Pavel Datsyuk, the Detroit Red Wings forward and fellow countryman. "He's a really nice person, he's a talented guy and a hard worker, too, which...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Discussing Vladimir Tarasenko’s next contract

Vladimir Tarasenko is having an incredible season. He has tallied 28 goals and 25 assists in 54 games and has routinely been in the league’s top-5 for goals scored. While fans cheer and celebrate Tarasenko’s wicked wrister and unbelievable accuracy, the topic of the youngster’s future is quietly being ignored. Tarasenko’s contract expires at the end of 2014-15 and it may...
Via Frozen Notes
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Hull, Tarasenko and Chase mock Deflate Gate in McBride Homes ad

The debate over whether Vladimir Tarasenko is the next Brett Hull has been a lingering topic among Blues fans all season long. Some even argue that Tarasenko has the better and harder shot. Well, maybe Hull could compete if his puck were properly inflated. Check out this ad from McBride in which Hull, Tarasenko and Kelly Chase mock Deflate Gate in a local Super Bowl ad.
Via Frozen Notes
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Vladimir Tarasenko’s Insane Goal Is Just As Amazing In Flipbook Form (Video)

If you’ve watched “SportsCenter’s” Top 10 Plays recently, then you’ve probably seen Vladimir Tarasenko’s unbelievable goal against the New York Rangers. But chances are that you haven’t seen it in cartoon form. Artist “The Flippist” created a flipbook of the St. Louis Blues forward’s goal, and it’s almost as awesome as the real thing. Tarasenko scored...
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues’ Vladimir Tarasenko Uses One Hand To Score Amazing Goal (Video)

Vladimir Tarasenko is unstoppable right now. The St. Louis Blues winger entered Monday night’s game against the New York Rangers with five goals scored in his last three games. He added another tally Monday night with a highlight-reel move to beat Rangers goaltender Cam Talbot on the power play. Tarasenko received a pass in the neutral zone, raced past one opponent, then split...
November 03, 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 the Los...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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