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Vladimir Tarasenko

Born:December 13, 1991Draft:2010 Blues #16 Overall
Hometown:Yaroslavl, RussiaPosition:RW
Known For:Stanley CupShoots:Left
National Team:Russia

Vladimir Andreyevich Tarasenko (Russian: Влади́мир Андре́евич Тарасе́нко; born 13 December 1991) is a Russian professional ice hockey right winger and alternate captain for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Prior to playing in the NHL, he played in the system of Sibir Novosibirsk organization, first playing for the senior team in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) in 2008–09. He spent a total of three seasons with Novosibirsk before being traded to SKA Saint Petersburg in 2012. Tarasenko was selected in the first round, 16th overall, in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft by the Blues, joining the team for the 2012–13 season. Since then, he has been one of St. Louis’ leading scorers and has played in three NHL All-Star Games. Tarasenko won the Stanley Cup as a member of the Blues in 2019.

St. Louis Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko
St. Louis Blues’ Vladimir Tarasenko (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

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Achievements

  • Stanley Cup Champion with the Blues (2019)
  • 3x NHL All-Star Game (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • 2x NHL Second All-Star Team (2015, 2016)
  • World Championship Silver Medal (2015)
  • 2x KHL All-Star Game (2012, 2013 – did not play)
  • U20 WJC Gold Medal (2011)
  • U20 WJC Top 3 Player on Team Russia (2011)

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