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Vladimir Tarasenko  #91

St. Louis Blues  Right Wing
NUMBER: 91 BIRTHDATE: December 13, 1991  (AGE 22)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Yaroslavl, Russia
WEIGHT: 219 DRAFTED: STL / 2010 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (16th overall)    Prospect Bio
Reg. Season Career as a Blue: 102GP, 29-33-62, 22 PIM
2013-14 Season Stats: Home: 32GP, 12-12-24  Road: 32GP, 9-10-19
2013-14 Postseason: 5GP, 4-0-4, 0 PIM
Quick Hits
-Shares the League lead with 4 playoff goals (Jamie Benn)
-His third period game-tying goal with 6.4 seconds remaining in reg. of Game 2 was the latest such goal in club history
-During the reg. season, shared 24th among all forwards with +20 rating (+1 in his rookie year last season)
-4th player in Blues history to score in first two NHL games...5 pts in first two NHL games equaled the most by a Blues rookie in his first two NHL games (Wayne Babych, 1978)
-Became 14th player in Blues history to score in his NHL debut and the second to score two goals (Doug Palazarri, 74') in last season's opener vs. DET
-In 2010, became the Blues' first ever Russian-born first round draft pick
Signed as a free agent by St. Petersburg (KHL), September 24, 2012.
Quote of the Day

When we started our journey we made a commitment to our fans to be relevant and to see the Chicago Blackhawks become the best professional hockey organization. There are not two finer symbols of that than Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane. The commitment we have made to these incredible young men is equal to the commitment they have made to our team, our fans, our entire organization and the city of Chicago.

— Chicago Blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz on signing Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane to contract extensions