Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 3 Days

Tarasenko dished out three assists -- two on the power play -- and had seven shots on goal in Saturday's blowout win over the Coyotes.

The Blues' third line of Tarasenko, Jaden Schwartz, and Jori Lehtera was red hot Saturday, combining for 10 points in the win. Tarasenko now has a goal, four assists, and an impressive 20 shots on goal in five games this season. Considering he managed 21 goals and 43 points in only 64 games last season, this 22-year-old stud is most likely in for a career-year in 2014-15.

Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 10 Days

Tarasenko notched his first goal of the season Saturday against the Flames. He took five shots on the night.

Tarasenko has found some early chemistry with newcomer Paul Stastny, as they combined for a goal on Thursday as well. The two could form a potent duo with Stastny feeding Tarasenko to take advantage of his quick release.

Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 17 Days

Tarasenko will start the year on a line with newcomer Paul Stastny and fellow sniper Alex Steen, according to coach Ken Hitchcock, reports Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Tarasenko will get plenty of opportunity for a breakout season this year and playing with Stastny and Steen will help with that. His high-end skill will make an impact in fantasy this year.

Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 19 Days

Tarasenko set up the winning goal and added three shots Thursday against the Wild. He earned more than 20 minutes of ice time in the contest, including more than four minutes on the power play.

Tarasenko has a great sophomore season in which he netted 21 goals despite missing a month with a hand injury. He only got slightly more than 15 minutes of ice time and two minutes on the power play per game, however, and if he sees an increased time this year it could yield a big production boost.

Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 21 Days

Tarasenko scored and took four shots in more than 16 minutes of ice time Tuesday in a pre-season win over Carolina.

Tarasenko now has four goals in three pre-season games as he looks to build on his 21 goal sophomore season. If he gets more ice time than he did last year (15:10 TOI/G), the young Russian could see his production jump as his all-world talent and puck possession skills continue to improve.

Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 6 Months

Vladimir Tarasenko will miss the World Championships to rehab an injured thumb.

The 22-year-old Tarasenko had a good season with 21 goals and 43 points in 64 games and also potted four goals in the first round of the playoffs. The Blues think he has a chance to be a top-notch first line player and want him to be ready for the start of the 2014-15 season, rather than playing for Russia at the Worlds. "He played with a cast on his hand in the playoffs and now we need to get that 100 percent healthy," GM Doug Armstrong said. "In three weeks to a month he'll have full strength. It wasn't 100 percent when he played. We need him to become an impact player and he's certainly tracking that way." Expect big things next season as he could hit the 30-35 goal mark.

Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 6 Months

Vladimir Tarasenko will play on St. Louis' top line on Friday.

Tarasenko has four goals in four games in the 2014 playoffs. His linemates will be Vladimir Sobotka and Alexander Steen.

Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 6 Months

Vladimir Tarasenko scored two goals in St. Louis 4-3 overtime loss to Chicago Wednesday night at United Center and the playoff series is now tied at 2-2.

Tarasenko scored his third and fourth goal of this year's Stanley Cup Playoffs, but it wasn't enough for the Blues. Maxim Lapierre also scored for the Blues in the loss.

Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 6 Months

Vladimir Tarasenko scored with just 6.4 seconds left in regulation time to send Game 2 against Chicago to overtime.

That led to St. Louis earning its second straight overtime victory against Chicago. Tarasenko is on a four-game goal scoring streak, dating back to the regular season.

Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 6 Months

Vladimir Tarasenko was excellent during his first game back in St. Louis' lineup in Game 1 on Thursday.

He scored a goal and recorded seven shots in the Blues' 4-3 triple overtime victory versus Chicago. Tarasenko was playing in his first game since Mar. 15 after being sidelined with a hand injury. He's quickly gaining a reputation across the league as a dangerous scoring threat. "He creates a lot with his speed and skill," Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford said. "He does have a really hard shot and a quick release. He's definitely a guy who I'm aware of every time he gets on the ice. I know exactly where he is."