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Vladimir Tarasenko
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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

Great players need great players to play with. That's why we'll have a training camp and we'll find who the best two guys are suited to play with Stamkos.

— Tampa Bay Lightning associate coach Rick Bowness on Steven Stamkos' potential linemates for the 2014-15 season