Post Tagged with: "Vladimir Tarasenko"

Patrik Berglund may be on a line with David Backes and T.J. Oshie. (Icon SMI)

What Exactly Is a Patrik Berglund?

Initially drafted in 2006, Patrik Berglund showed the promise of a strong NHL career. As part of the “kid line” with then-Blue David Perron and Olympic star T.J. Oshie, Berglund […]

The Kings have been a thorn in the Blues' side since the 2011-12 season (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

How the St. Louis Blues Can Get Over the Playoff Hump

The St. Louis Blues have enviable depth. When a team has players like Magnus Paavarvi, Chris Porter, Ty Rattie and Dimitri Jaskin to press into service as needs dictate, it’s […]

by · February 17, 2015 · 2 comments · NHL Rumors, St Louis Blues
Valeri Nichushkin has earned praise from Lindy Ruff as of late, and the rookie winger has certainly justified such sentiments with his play. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Valeri Nichushkin Counting Days Till His Return

In this translated interview, originally appearing on the popular Russian portal sports.ru, Stars forward Valeri Nichushkin talked about his life as injured player, told that he’s counting days till his return […]

by · February 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars
Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin - Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr

Evgeni Malkin Opens Up In Russian Interview

In this translated interview, originally appearing on the Russian portal Sovsport.ru, Penguins star Evgeni Malkin discusses the All-Star weekend, talks Vladimir Tarasenko and Alex Ovechkin, and sheds some light on his […]

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The NHL’s Top 5 Most Skilled Players

Skill in the NHL is at an all time premium. With rule changes optimizing offense and intricate systems set up by coaches, skill is a necessary trait to survive at […]

by · February 5, 2015 · 27 comments · Top 10 Lists
Tarasenko has scored some memorable goals for the Blues as of late (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Vladimir Tarasenko Impressed By All-Star Weekend

In this translated interview, originally appearing on the popular Russian website Sovsport.ru, Vladimir Tarasenko talked about his first All-Star Weekend, shared his impressions about living and playing in St. Louis, […]

Vladimir Tarasenko scored 21 goals last season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Back to Business: Blues Look to Continue Winning Post All-Star Break

The St. Louis Blues enjoyed the longest break in the NHL over the past 9 days, thanks to the All-Star game in Columbus and some favorable scheduling. The team will […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
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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