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The Cannon Sep 20, 2017
Preseason Game 2 Recap: Blacked Out and Blue

Preseason Game 2 Recap: Blacked Out and Blue

This would have been fun to watch First a recap, then a rant The Recap Tonight the other half of the training camp roster took to the ice for the first time. This time it was in St. Louis, against a team featuring several of the Blues regulars, including goaltender Jake Allen and star forward Vladimir Tarasenko. Tarasenko drew first blood with the only goal of the first period, on the power play. Yes, this was another game with a lot of penalties: 7 for Columbus and 8 for St. Louis. The teams combined for 8 slashing penalties (one point of emphasis) but only 1 faceoff violation penalty (a...
St. Louis Game Time Sep 16, 2017
Who will center the Blues’ lines to start the season?

Who will center the Blues’ lines to start the season?

This seems to be the big question heading into training camp. Training camp wouldn’t be training camp without questions. Who will get cut? What rookie will be the next to pull a Colton Parayko? How much faster can Vladimir Tarasenko even be? This year, the big question as camp starts seems to be who Mike Yeo will have centering his four lines. Tom Timmerman asked the question recently, and Mike Yeo appeared to answer it by having Robby Fabbri back at his old position. Fabbri was centering Tage Thompson and Magnus Paajarvi yesterday. It’s a foregone conclusion, as Timmerman points out,...
The Hockey Writers Sep 13, 2017

What to Expect from Tarasenko This Season

Vladimir Tarasenko is an elite sniper. For the past three years in St. Louis, he has consistently scored over 30 goals a season. He’s also contributed at least 30 assists in each of those years as well. At only 25-years-old he’s in the prime of his career and should be for the next five or six seasons, […]
St. Louis Game Time Sep 11, 2017
Vladimir Tarasenko talks the upcoming season, ping pong with NHL Tonight

Vladimir Tarasenko talks the upcoming season, ping pong with NHL Tonight

Only the important topics. I’m assuming that you’re either watching the Traverse City game against the Blue Jackets this afternoon, or you’re cursing the NHL.com out of market blackout. If you’re doing the latter, and you want some Blues hockey to tide you over, Vladimir Tarasenko was on NHL Tonight to discuss the upcoming season and, uh, his ping pong game against Jeremy Roenick? The NHL Media Tour is a weird thing, man. Believe it or not, they spend longer talking about his ping pong game (“I’d rather chill in the locker room when I play hockey”) and his trip in a F1 car...

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