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Blues rookie Tarasenko returns tonight vs. Anaheim

Mar 16, 2013, 12:31 PM EDT

Vladimir Tarasenko AP

They’re in the middle of a hot streak that’s seen them win four of their last five games and now they’re about to get their exciting star rookie back in the lineup.

The Blues announced Vladimir Tarasenko will be back on the ice for tonight’s game at home against Anaheim after missing 10 games with a concussion. He skated on a line with Jaden Schwartz and Vladimir Sobotka this morning and gives the Blues an offensive weapon they’ve missed of late.

Tarasenko took the season by storm with a blistering start helping the Blues storm out of the gate. While the team had struggled for a bit recently, their latest hot streak has them up to fourth place in the Western Conference.

  1. charleslouis99 - Mar 16, 2013 at 12:59 PM

    Hopefully he actually produces. The 6-1 stretch to start was really the only time when he made noticeable plays then started to tail off in his play.

  2. coffee1977 - Mar 16, 2013 at 3:34 PM

    As a blues fan would you take Simon Despres for Chris Stewart?

  3. zwilhelm16 - Mar 16, 2013 at 5:41 PM

    Last year yes. This year no.

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