Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 6 Hrs
Tarasenko potted his 12th goal of the season in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Senators.
Can you guess who grabbed the assists? Jori Lehtera and Jaden Schwartz of course, who together with Tarasenko on the "STL" line continue to be one of the hottest trios in hockey. If Tarasenko's gaudy 23 points in 20 games weren't enough for owners, he's now second in the league with a plus-16 rating and his 79 shots are fifth best behind studs Alex Ovechkin, Claude Giroux, Joe Pavelski and Tyler Seguin. Unbelievable.
Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 3 Days
Tarasenko scored the Blues' only goal in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Canadiens.
He'd cooled over the last two games, going scoreless on the heels of his massive hot streak, but bounced back quickly to even up his goal and assist totals at 11 each on the season.
Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 9 Days
Tarasenko pushed his point streak to seven games Thursday with a goal, a power-play assist, a plus-1 rating and five PIM against the Predators.
We know, you were asking yourself, "Sure, he might be the most electrifying young player in the league, but what more can this guy do for my fantasy team?" He's not known as a fighter, but Tarasenko dropped the gloves with offensively inclined Preds defender Ryan Ellis. That's now 16 points -- nine of them goals -- in the last nine games for Tarasenko.
Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 11 Days
Tarasenko notched the primary assists on the first two goals of Jori Lehtera's natural hat trick and went plus-2 in Tuesday's win over the Sabres.
Just another strong game for Tarasenko, who now has a six-game point streak and a superbly impressive 14 points over his last eight games.
Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 14 Days
Tarasenko set up the Blues' lone goal Saturday in a loss to Nashville, which ran is point streak to five games. He was plus-1 and added a shot, a hit, and a blocked shot in the game.
Tarasenko has eight points in the streak and 12 points in his past seven games. He is off to a fabulous start and showing signs that a big breakout season is in the offing.
Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 17 Days
Tarasenko scored a goal -- his eighth in the last six games -- and added a power-play assist in Thursday's win over the Devils.
What can be said about Tarasenko that he isn't saying for himself with his play right now? The kid is a star. Ride him to glory.
Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 19 Days
Tarasenko broke a scoreless tie Tuesday with his eighth goal of the year, a power-play tally early in the third period that sent the Blues to a 1-0 win.
It's just another one for the highlight reel for Tarasenko, who pulled off a fake and then snapped a lightning-quick shot past Cory Schneider for the game-winner. He's been a man possessed lately, scoring seven goals to go with two assists in his last five contests.
Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 20 Days
Tarasenko bagged another goal and added an assist in Monday's 4-3 shootout win over the Rangers. He now has eight points in the last four games.
The 16th overall selection of the 2012 draft has been playing out of his mind for the last week, posting multiple-point efforts against Dallas, Colorado and the Rangers. It's not a complete shocker since Tarasenko has long been touted as a gifted scorer, but he's looking like a bonafide stud who's set to smash his career high of 43 points from last year. Did we mention he's fifth in the NHL with 49 shots on goal also? If you're looking for a piece of the Tarasenko pie, go see if his current centerman Jori Lehtera is available -- he has seven points of his own over the last seven games and is a major breakout candidate this season.
Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 22 Days
Tarasenko scored two goals and recorded a game-high seven shots on goal in Saturday's shootout win over Colorado.
Tarasenko has tallied five goals and six points in his last three games, recording 15 shots on goal in that span. Through 10 games on the season, the 22-year-old Russian has delivered, netting six goals and 11 points, to go with an impressive plus-8 rating. You know what to do.
Vladimir Tarasenko RW STL 26 Days
Tarasenko's hat-trick goal came on an overtime power play Tuesday, sending the Blues to a 4-3 victory over Dallas. He also added an assist to make it a four-point evening.
He shook off the illness that'd been affecting him quite effectively. And Tarasenko certainly needed this breakout after three straight games of silence. While five of his nine points have come in two of his eight games, highlighting the 23-year-old Russian's current lack of consistency, his extremely high-end offensive talent should help him accumulate plenty of points as the season goes on.