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91 Vladimir Tarasenko RW
Height/Weight: 6-0/219 | Birthdate: 12/13/1991 | Birthplace: Yaroslavl, Russia | Team: St. Louis Blues | College: None | NHL Experience: 2 | Salary: $900,000 | Owned/Started%: 100/91 | Average Draft Position: 69.84
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3/21/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL

Vladimir Tarasenko

Two Points For Blues' Tarasenko

News: Despite losing 6-3, Vladimir Tarasenko was a beast Saturday, scoring a goal, adding an assist, and firing eight shots on goal against Minnesota.
Analysis: The beat goes on for Vladimir Tarasenko, who now has an elite (and symmetrical) 35 goals and 35 assists this season. He's also fifth in the league in plus/minus with an eye-popping plus-30, sixth in SOG with 250, and fifth in points with 70. Who knew this 23-year-old kid would be a top-five fantasy asset this season? Nonetheless, give yourself a pat on the back if you drafted him, as he's truly blossomed into one of the game's multi-categorical fantasy monsters.

3/18/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL Blues' Tarasenko Has Assist In Win

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Has Assist In Win

News: Vladimir Tarasenko collected his 34th assist Tuesday in a 4-0 win over Calgary. He was plus-1 with two shots, two hits, and a blocked shot in the contest.
Analysis: Despite the fact that teams are keying on Vladimir Tarasenko to limit the space he has with the puck, he continues to produce, as this was his eighth point in his last eight games. If you caught the Tarasenko train in your league, you are probably doing well, as he has exceeded even the most optimistic pre-season predictions. Keep rolling him as you do.

3/16/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Lights The Lamp In Win

News: Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 34th goal of the season Sunday in a 3-0 win over Dallas. He was plus-1 with two PIM and two shots in the contest.
Analysis: Vladimir Tarasenko made Stars' captain Jamie Benn look pretty silly as he opened the scoring. His 67 points ranks seventh in the NHL while he is fourth in goals and plus/minus. Tarasenko has emerged as superstar who should always be in your lineup.

3/10/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL Goal, Assist For Blues' Tarasenko

Vladimir Tarasenko

Goal, Assist For Blues' Tarasenko

News: Vladimir Tarasenko hiked up his season goal and assist totals by one apiece Tuesday in a 5-4 win over the Jets.
Analysis: He assisted on Jaden Schwartz's power-play tally and scored at even strength himself. Now on a four-game point streak, Vladimir Tarasenko's doing an admirable job of keeping his goals and assists balanced -- he's got 33 of each to go with his plus-29 rating.

3/7/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL Blues' Tarasenko Climbing Scoring Charts

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Climbing Scoring Charts

News: Vladimir Tarasenko scored a goal and added an assist in Saturday's win over Toronto. He has four points, including three assists, on his current three-game point streak.
Analysis: He has 64 points on the season -- 32 each of goals and assists -- and he just keeps moving up the top-10 scoring list. You know what to do.

3/6/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Picks Up Assist In Loss

News: Vladimir Tarasenko picked up his 31st assist of the year Thursday in a 3-1 loss to Philadelphia. He was plus-1, took four shots, and added a hit in the contest.
Analysis: The multi-point efforts have slowed for Vladimir Tarasenko, who has just three since February 1, but he keeps getting on to the scoresheet on a regular basis. He leads the Blues with 62 points in 64 games - good for ninth in the league. As for his evolution as a top player in real and fantasy hockey, he took 136 shots in 64 games last year, while putting 219 pucks on net in the same number of games this year. Roll him every night.

3/2/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Picks Up Assist In Loss

News: Vladimir Tarasenko picked up an assist Sunday in a 6-5 shootout loss to the Canucks. He added three shots on net in the game.
Analysis: His 30th assist of the year puts him with Islanders star John Tavares as the only two players with 30 goals and assist on the year. He is a stud, roll with him.

2/25/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL Blues' Tarasenko Picks Up Assist In Loss

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Picks Up Assist In Loss

News: Vladimir Tarasenko picked up an assist Tuesday in a 5-2 loss to Montreal. He was minus-1 with two shots on goal in the contest.
Analysis: Since Feb. 1, Vladimir Tarasenko has 12 points in 12 games and has a three-game point streak in play at the moment. The young Russian has a reputation as a goal scorer, but he has 29 assists among his 60 points on the year, which ranks him seventh in the NHL scoring race. His emergence this year as an elite player has rewarded owners that went after him earlier than the competition. Set it and forget it with Tarasenko.

2/22/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Tallies Two Assists In Loss

News: Vladimir Tarasenko picked up two assists in Saturday's loss to Pittsburgh.
Analysis: The good times continue to roll for the 23-year-old, who has put up back-to-back multi-point games. Vladimir Tarasenko now has 31 goals, 59 points and a plus-28 rating in 59 games. He's emerged as an elite fantasy threat on a Blues team that is projected to make a deep playoff run. You know what to do.

2/20/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Strikes Twice Against Boston

News: Vladimir Tarasenko hit the 30-goal mark for the first time in his career Friday, netting a power-play goal and an even-strength marker in a win over the Bruins.
Analysis: The 23-year-old now has 57 points and a plus-27 rating in 59 games on the season. He's third in the NHL goal-scoring race and had fired a fantasy relevant 203 shots on goal this season -- sixth most in the league. Vladimir Tarasenko is simply an automatic roll every game.

2/16/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Has Assist In Win

News: Vladimir Tarasenko picked up an assist and scored in the shootout Sunday in a 2-1 win over Florida. He was plus-1, took five shots, and added a hit in the contest.
Analysis: Vladimir Tarasenko continues to do a bit of everything in addition to his prodigious scoring feats. He is tied for the league lead in plus-minus at plus-27 and ranks sixth in shots with 198. Keep rolling him in your lineup as the leap to star status is for real.

2/13/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL Blues' Tarasenko Scores In Win

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Scores In Win

News: Vladimir Tarasenko scored an empty-netter for his 29th goal of the season Thursday in a win over Tampa Bay. He took five shots and added a blocked shot in the contest.
Analysis: Vladimir Tarasenko has five goals in his last seven games after scoring just twice in January. While he has fallen just off a point-per-game pace, he leads the Blues in scoring and is still firmly in the top 10 of the league in his breakout season.

2/8/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL Blues' Tarasenko Pots Goal In Loss

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Pots Goal In Loss

News: Vladimir Tarasenko netted his 28th goal of the season in Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Blackhawks.
Analysis: Vladimir Tarasenko has been hot all season long, and he's on a roll now as he's scored in four of his last five contests. The 23-year-old moved into a tie for fourth in the league in goals with the tally, and his 53 points and plus-25 rating are also among the best in the league.

2/4/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Scores In Win

News: Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 26th goal Tuesday against Tampa Bay to tie the game late in the third period. He was plus-2 and took three shots in the contest.
Analysis: Vladimir Tarasenko is heating up again with points in three of his past four games. He ranks eighth in NHL scoring with 51 points and tied for third with a plus-25 rating.

2/1/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Gets Two Points In Win

News: Vladimir Tarasenko tallied a goal and an assist in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Capitals.
Analysis: It took just 49 games for Vladimir Tarasenko to reach the 50-point plateau as he has an even 25 split in goals and assists. He's an elite fantasy option on the wing, and is on pace to eclipse the 80-point mark by the end of the season.

1/30/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Picks Up Assist In Victory

News: Vladimir Tarasenko recorded an assist but went minus-2 in Thursday's win over the Predators.
Analysis: Vladimir Tarasenko was held without a point in his final two games before the All-Star break, but it's not anything to worry about for fantasy owners. Even in those scoreless games, he still fired off 12 shots on goal, demonstrating that he has no intention of slowing down.

1/13/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL Points Flowing Again For Blues' Tarasenko

Vladimir Tarasenko

Points Flowing Again For Blues' Tarasenko

News: Vladimir Tarasenko scored a goal, assisted on another and went plus-1 Tuesday against the Oilers.
Analysis: He now has goals in consecutive games and points in three straight -- with two goals, three assists and a plus-5 rating to show for that span. Vladimir Tarasenko had cooled from his earlier superstar level to a merely respectable pace from middle-late December into the first full week of January, but it looks like he's heating up again. The points should come streaming in once more.

1/11/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Named To All-Star Team

News: Vladimir Tarasenko and teammate Kevin Shattenkirk were named to the 2015 All-Star Team to represent the Blues.
Analysis: Vladimir Tarasenko earned the spot with 23 goals, 44 points and a plus-23 rating. Those marks rank third, eighth, and third in the NHL respectively as the young Russian has emerged as a superstar.

1/11/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Scores In Win

News: Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 23rd goal of the season in the third period Saturday to tie the game in an eventual shootout win over Carolina. He was plus-2, took two PIM, and eight shots on goal in the win.
Analysis: Vladimir Tarasenko is third in goals and eighth in points with a gaudy plus-23 rating as his emergence as a superstar continues. Tarasenko's pace has slowed somewhat after the blistering start he had to the season, but he still has five points in five games in 2015.

1/8/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Keeps Producing

News: Vladimir Tarasenko picked up a pair of assists and went plus-2 in Thursday's win over the Sharks.
Analysis: Despite having cooled from his torrid pace earlier in the year, the young Russian continues to pour the points on steadily, and his plus-21 rating makes owning him that much sweeter.

1/4/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL Blues' Tarasenko Picks Up Assist Saturday

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Picks Up Assist Saturday

News: Vladimir Tarasenko picked up an assist Saturday in a win over San Jose. He was plus-1, had two PIM, and five shots on net on the night.
Analysis: Vladimir Tarasenko has four points in his last five games and 41 in 39 games. Even those who saw Tarasenko as a breakout star coming into the season could not have predicted this level of success.

1/3/2015

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Picks Up Assist In Loss

News: Vladimir Tarasenko picked up an assist on the power play Friday in a loss to Anaheim. He added two shots on net in the contest.
Analysis: Vladimir Tarasenko continues to produce consistently - this is his third points in his past four games - even as his pace slows a bit. He has 40 points in 38 games, good for 10th in league scoring, and his plus-18 rating is second best among the top 10 scorers and fifth best overall.

12/30/2014

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Finishes Off Avs

News: Vladimir Tarasenko notched an unassisted goal in the third period of Monday's 3-0 win over the Avalanche.
Analysis: The young Russian has only mustered one shot attempt in both of his last two games, but has been fortunate to find on both attempts. He's now notched 22 goals on the season, good for third in the league behind Tyler Seguin (25) and Rick Nash (23).

12/19/2014

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL Blues' Tarasenko Extends Streak; Stays Hot

Vladimir Tarasenko

Blues' Tarasenko Extends Streak; Stays Hot

News: Vladimir Tarasenko picked up an assist in a loss to the Kings on Thursday to extend his point streak to seven games. He was plus-1 and added three shots and four hits in the contest.
Analysis: It seemed impossible that Vladimir Tarasenko would keep pace with his 17-point November, but he has now registered 11 points this month to move into the top five in the scoring race with 37. The young Russian seems to be making the leap into the upper echelons of NHL players.

12/16/2014

Vladimir Tarasenko, RW, STL Another Monster Game For Blues' Tarasenko

Vladimir Tarasenko

Another Monster Game For Blues' Tarasenko

News: Vladimir Tarasenko picked up his second hat trick of the year Tuesday, adding a power-play assist and a plus-2 rating in a win over the Kings.
Analysis: The hat-trick goal -- his 20th of the season -- came into an empty net, but we're not judging the young superstar for that. He's now registered on the scoresheet in six consecutive games, racking up six goals and four assists in that span. There haven't been many better players around the league this year than the 23-year-old Vladimir Tarasenko.