Post Tagged with: "Vladimir Tarasenko"

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Meet the Central Division NHL All-Stars (Who Aren’t Blackhawks)

Sure, the Central Division dominated the 2015 NHL All-Star Game ballot in the fan vote, but the Blackhawks took five of the top six roster spots. In this edition of […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 0 comments · All-Star Weekend
Jaden Schwartz is the Blues’ Key Difference Maker This Season

Jaden Schwartz is the Blues’ Key Difference Maker This Season

The St. Louis Blues have had a lot of stars young and old(er) alike share the spotlight throughout the first half of the 2014-15 NHL season, but none seem to […]

by · January 15, 2015 · 1 comment · Player Profiles, St Louis Blues
Tarasenko was the Blues' best offensive player in the playoffs (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

10 NHL Players Enjoying Breakout Seasons

At the half way point of the 2014-15 NHL season, a number of players and goaltenders are enjoying breakout seasons in the league. These emerging stars are directly beneficial to the […]

by · January 13, 2015 · 8 comments · News/Commentary, Top 10 Lists
Shattenkirk was acquired by the Blues in February 2011 (bridgetds/Flickr)

Power Outage No More: Blues PP Driving Offense

The St. Louis Blues found a number of problems in their game that led to a first-round exit in the 2014 playoffs. Whether it was lack of a “killer instinct,” […]

by · January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
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5 Scariest Cup Contenders as of January

When it comes to analyzing players and teams, no one stat, no one eye ball test is a perfect indicator of who is better. As analysts we try to look […]

by · January 5, 2015 · 6 comments · Power Rankings, Top 10 Lists
Antoine Vermette has been an offensive staple for the Coyotes since being traded from the Blue Jackets, and fantasy managers could definitely benefit from owning the dual-position forward. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Coyotes Facing Premier Opponents in January

With 2014 in the history books, the Arizona Coyotes now turn their attention to the 2015 portion of their season. January brings some tough challenges as the Coyotes will be […]

by · January 2, 2015 · 1 comment · Arizona Coyotes
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Dallas Hopes to Make the Blues See Stars

Surely two teams will be chomping at the bit tonight in St. Louis. Dallas enters the contest rested after a 4-0 loss at home to Toronto on Tuesday night. Going […]

by · December 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars
Alec Martinez could benefit from the fact that Slava Voynov won't be on the ice for the Kings for the foreseeable future. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Tis’ The Season! THW’s Top 10 Goals of 2014

2014 was a year that featured many great moments across the hockey world. As we close out the last few days of the year, here’s the top 10 goals from […]

by · December 26, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, Top 10 Lists
Mike Smith (Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports)

Fantasy Hockey: The Mumps and Other Ailments

With multiple NHL players becoming mysteriously sidelined by the mumps, I took it upon myself to do some extra, scientific research on other ailments in the NHL. Surprisingly, my studies […]

by · December 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Fantasy, Humor
Demitra ranks 5th all time in points for the Blues franchise.

The Top-5 European Blues of All-Time

The St. Louis Blues have built a top-six forward unit the past few seasons that is mostly comprised of Americans and Canadians. David Backes, Brad Boyes, Paul Kariya and T.J. […]

by · December 19, 2014 · 2 comments · St Louis Blues, Top 10 Lists
The Kings have been a thorn in the Blues' side since the 2011-12 season (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

“He’s a Superstar Now,” Says Tarasenko’s Teammates

The story of Vladimir Tarasenko seems like a never-ending tale that delivers climactic scenes at every page turn. If he’s not scoring two impactful goals in his first NHL contest, […]

by · December 17, 2014 · 1 comment · Player Profiles, St Louis Blues
Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Pep Talk: Composed Defense Leads to Balanced Scoring

Pep Talk is a semi-regular series where current Blues playing trends are discussed in a constructive way. Find more musings about your St. Louis Blues by following Mike Poepping on Twitter: […]