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Team W-L-OTL Pts
28-13-10 66
32-19-1 65
27-17-4 58
27-18-3 57
24-18-6 54
23-25-3 49
16-28-6 38
15-29-4 34

2022 Stats

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Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
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Regular Season 19 29 -18 17:31 8

Top Vladimir Tarasenko News

  • Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko: Records five shots in return

    Tarasenko (hand) had five shots and a minus-one rating in St. Louis' 5-3 loss to Buffalo on Tuesday.

    Tarasenko logged 17:19 of ice time, including 2:46 on the power play, in his first game since Dec. 31. He has 10 goals and 29 points in 35 contests in 2022-23. Tarasenko had a goal and seven points over his previous seven outings.

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  • Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko: Activated off IR

    Tarasenko (hand) has been activated off injured reserve ahead of Tuesday's game versus Buffalo.

    Tarasenko is expected to return to a featured role following his 10-game absence, skating on the second line and the second power-play unit against the Sabres. He's racked up 10 goals and 29 points through 34 contests this season.

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  • Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko: Close to returning?

    Although Tarasenko (hand) won't play Thursday versus Nashville, coach Craig Berube believes the 31-year-old winger is "close to telling him" when he'll be ready to return, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.

    Although Tarasenko will miss a ninth straight contest Thursday, it sounds like he'll likely be ready to return sooner rather than later. Tarasenko's racked up 10 goals and 29 points through 34 contests this campaign.

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  • Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko: Ahead of schedule

    Tarasenko (hand) could return on the Blues' upcoming homestand, per Lou Korac of NHL.com

    After Tarasenko practiced Sunday, head coach Craig Berube indicated that Tarasenko could return at some point this week. Tarasenko won't play Monday against the Senators, but he could return as soon as Thursday against Nashville, well ahead of his initial timeframe.

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  • Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko: Practicing Sunday

    Tarasenko (hand) practiced with the Blues on Sunday, per Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

    While it doesn't seem like Tarasenko's return is imminent, he appears to be ahead of schedule in his recovery after being placed on IR on Jan. 2. The 31-year-old winger has 10 goals and 19 assists in 34 games this season. Tarasenko could rejoin the Blues later this month.

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  • Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko: Will be re-evaluated in four weeks

    Tarasenko will be re-evaluated in four weeks after sustaining a hand injury in Saturday's game versus Minnesota. He was put on injured reserve Monday.

    Tarasenko has compiled 10 goals and 29 points in 34 contests this campaign. He also ranks third on the Blues with 90 shots on net. Additionally, the Blues announced Monday that Ryan O'Reilly (foot) will be re-evaluated in six weeks following his placement on injured reserve. St. Louis brought up Jake Neighbours from AHL Springfield as a possible top-six forward replacement.

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  • Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko: Sustains upper-body injury

    Tarasenko suffered an upper-body injury during Saturday's game versus Minnesota and will miss the remainder of the contest.

    Tarasenko logged just 4:18 of ice time before he left the contest. He missed Thursday's game against Chicago because of an illness before drawing back into the lineup Saturday. Going into the contest, he had 10 goals and 29 points in 33 games in 2022-23.

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  • Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko: Good to play Saturday

    Tarasenko (illness) will play Saturday against Minnesota, coach Craig Berube told Matthew DeFranks of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

    Tarasenko missed Thursday's game against Chicago because of the illness. He has 10 goals and 29 points in 33 contests in 2022-23. His return might lead to Nathan Walker being a healthy scratch versus the Wild.

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  • Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko: Misses practice Friday

    Tarasenko (illness) was not at practice on Friday, Matthew DeFranks of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

    Tarasenko did not play Thursday against Chicago with the illness. He has 10 goals and 19 assists in 33 games this season, after scoring 34 goals and adding 48 assists in 2021-22, in 75 games. Consider him day-to-day at this time.

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  • Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko: Not expected to play Thursday

    Tarasenko (illness) did not take the ice for warmups, indicating he'll miss Thursday's game versus the Blackhawks, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

    There was no indication earlier in the day that Tarasenko would be unavailable. Nathan Walker is expected to take Tarasenko's place in the lineup, while Ivan Barbashev and Brandon Saad will likely be asked to pick up more ice time.

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  • Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko: Rounds up three points Friday

    Tarasenko scored a power-play goal on six shots, added two assists and logged two hits in Friday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Golden Knights.

    Tarasenko set the tone for the Blues in a productive outing. The winger put a bow on a strong road trip that saw him post two goals and five assists in five contests. He's up to 10 tallies, 28 points (eight on the power play), 85 shots, 38 hits and a minus-11 rating through 32 games this season.

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  • Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko: Distributes three helpers

    Tarasenko recorded three assists, two shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 5-1 win over the Canucks.

    Tarasenko helped out on all of Jordan Kyrou's three goals in the game, including one on the power play. It's been a strong December so far for Tarasenko -- he has four goals and six helpers in 10 contests this month. The star winger is up to nine tallies, 16 assists, 76 shots on net, a minus-9 rating and 34 hits through 30 outings overall.

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  • Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko: Well-timed first career shorty

    Tarasenko scored a shorthanded goal on five shots and added two hits in Thursday's 4-3 shootout win over the Oilers.

    Tarasenko's first career shorthanded goal came with 20 seconds left in regulation after an Oilers turnover allowed Jordna Kyrou to find him on an outlet pass. It occurred with Jordan Binnington pulled for an extra skater. Tarasenko has five goals and four assists in his last nine games, and he's up to nine tallies, 22 points, 73 shots, 34 hits and a minus-11 rating through 28 outings this season.

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  • Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko: Tallies power-play goal in loss

    Tarasenko contributed a power-play goal in a 3-2 overtime loss to Colorado on Sunday.

    Tarasenko has eight goals and 21 points in 26 contests in 2022-23. He struggled a bit from Oct. 24-Nov. 28 with three goals and nine points in 17 games. The 30-year-old winger has been held off the scoresheet only once in his last six contests, though, so that slump seems to be behind him.

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  • Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko: Provides helper Thursday

    Tarasenko registered an assist in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Jets.

    Tarasenko set up a Robert Thomas goal in the second period. Over the last seven games, Tarasenko has been doing his part with three goals and four helpers, but the Blues' offense remains frustratingly inconsistent. The star winger is up to 20 points, 64 shots, 24 hits and a minus-11 rating through 25 appearances this season.

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  • Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko: First goal in 10 games

    Tarasenko scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-4 overtime victory over Florida.

    The Blues rallied from a three-goal, third-period deficit in an eight-minute span, culminating with a Tarasenko snipe at 16:11. He snuck into the left slot unmarked and was able to wire a shot far side shelf over Spencer Knight's glove. The goal was the sniper's first in 10 games. After bursting from the gate with six points in his first three games, Tarasenko struggled with seven points in his next 16 contests. Saturday was a welcome outburst.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-1, 228 lbs
Birthplace: Yaroslavl, Russia
Age: 31
Experience: 10
Shoots: Left