St. Louis Post-Dispatch "A year ago the Blues’ Vladimir Tarasenko was ready to make his NHL debut. The league however wasn’t ready preparing to stage another lockout and delay the start of the 2012-13 season. The development inconvenienced many but for Tarasenko the No. 16 overall pick in 2010 it was especially..." August 22
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "When the Blues broke for the offseason, Vladimir Tarasenko headed back to Russia with a message from the club. “We’ve given him a clear mandate on what we expect when he gets back here, what we’re going to see from him on a conditioning level, the grind that he’s going to have to do," Blues..." June 11
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Vladimir Tarasenko's English is getting much better. Reporters have spent the last few months posing their questions to Tarasenko slowly and with easy-to-understand words. Continuing down that road today, the Russian rookie was asked simply about being excited to make his NHL playoff debut in..." May 06
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Now that Vladimir Tarasenko is back in the Blues’ lineup, the team’s goal is to keep him healthy. But that will require an increasing awareness on the ice for the Russian rookie who is playing on the smaller North American ice surface for the first time in his career. Even before Colorado’s..." March 17
Vladimir Tarasenko will return to the lineup tonight.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko is experiencing concussion symptoms stemming from Wednesday's hit by Colorado's Mark Olver. “He’s got a pretty severe facial laceration, (and) some form of concussion," Blues coach Ken Hitchcock said. "We really don’t know yet … the severity of it." The Blues..." February 22
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues may have lost rookie Vladimir Tarasenko for a bit after Wednesday's 1-0 loss to Colorado. Tarasenko took a shot to the head on a check in the third period. He had to be helped from the ice and television replays suggested he was significantly stunned. He was taken to a nearby..." February 21