Vladimir Tarasenko - "Russian tank". Biography forward, "St. Louis"

Russian forward Vladimir Tarasenko - world class hockey player for several seasons successfully played in the National Hockey League. "Russian tank" as nicknamed American commentators Russian, quickly rose from a junior pro, and now earns his asset performance sunglasses as the ocean, and in the national team of Russia.

Getting in the "Siberia"

December 13, 1991 was born Vladimir Tarasenko. Biography of the young hockey player began in Novosibirsk, where he attended the Youth "Chkalovets". For a long time the main trainers were his father and grandfather - both the professional hockey players. At youth tournaments, the young sportsman regularly demonstrated high effectiveness, appearing among the top scorers that could not be seen on the part of professional clubs, and in the 2007/2008 season Tarasenko became a part of the farm club of the Novosibirsk "Siberia" - "Siberian Snipers".

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Speaking in the MHL, soon he became one of the best scorers in the championship, proving himself a real sniper. Debut in the main team for Tarasenko has happened in the fall of 2008 - appeared for the first change of the match against the capital "Dynamo", the young striker opened the scoring the goals in the Russian hockey elite. In the 2011/2012 season, "Siberia" it is hard to imagine without the jet striker, who became the leader in the clubhouse. Over 39 championship games, he marked 38 points, but because the team misses the playoffs decided to look for another team.

Half SKA

In January 2012, Vladimir Tarasenko was traded to the St. Petersburg SKA Vyacheslav Solodukhina. And in the "army" who collected the progress forward played just half a season. During this time he took part in 15 meetings, scored 16 points. And in June of the same year, received an offer from the "St. Louis Blues", has signed a contract with the club from the NHL, despite the large supply from the Gazprom team.

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Moving overseas

Because of the lockout in the NHL for several months, Vladimir Tarasenko stayed as part of the St. Petersburg club, showing high performance and beating the record for the most successful games in a row - on account of Russians eventually scored 12. At the end of the lockout hockey player in the first match, "St. Louis "I came out on the ice, and twice struck the gate," Detroit Red Wings ". Due to successful performance in January Tarasenko was named the best rookie of the month. Total for the season Russians appeared 38 times in the game with 19 points.

The following season for the Russians emerged even more productive - regularly going out on the ice, Russian at the end of the championship was in the top five goalscorers, scored 43 points. Since Vladimir Tarasenko hockey player whose performance was sometimes questionable coaching staff, "musicians", he became the leader of the "St. Louis." Russians continued to raise its own bar, and the next season scoring player only grew. The Championship 2014/2015 hockey player scored 73 points in the regular championship, and another 7 points taken in the framework of the playoffs, and a year later, signing a new contract with the club for 8 years, was in the asset 74 and 15 points, respectively, becoming the 4- m scorer in the league.

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In addition, 2015 was marked by the Russians for one more achievement - in July, Vladimir engaged to his wife, Jana Besedina, which in May 2016 gave birth to the son of an athlete, which the pair called Alexander.

In the current championship Vladimir Tarasenko again strives to surpass himself, and regularly scores himself and assists his partner. Confident game "Russian tank" allows the "St. Louis" consistently score points, hoping to get into the playoffs.