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Vladimir Tarasenko drafted by St. Louis Blues

Vladimir Tarasenko drafted by St. Louis Blues

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Vladimir Tarasenko drafted by St. Louis Blues (Photo © Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America) With the 16th overall pick the St. Louis Blues picked during the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. Tarasenko was the second Russian player picked in the first round after Alexander Burmistrov, picked up by Atlanta with the 8th pick. Tarasenko, 18, had two excellent seasons in the KHL. This year he scored 24 points with Sibir Novosibirsk. Tarasenko has already announced that he's going to spend the 10-11 season back home in Russia, but it looks like the Blues weren't scared about this. Tarasenko is under contract until 2012.
Announcing Russian Prospect.com

Announcing Russian Prospect.com

Russian Prospects Profiles, Reports and News
Announcing Russian Prospect.com (Photo © Getty Images) We have started a new site dedicated to Russian prospects, RussianProspect.com. We have compiled a list of Top Russians for the upcoming draft along with players' profiles (History, Talent Analysis and Future). 1. , 9D 2. , 8.5B 3. , 8.5B 4. , 8.5C 5. , 8B 6. , 8C 7. , 7.5B 8. , 7.5C 9. , 7C 10. , 7C 11. Nikita Gusev, 7D For now the site has profiles for the top Russian players available for the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, but during the summer the site will be upgraded and it will have profiles of older and younger players, news, interviews and more scout reports, to give our readers the best coverage of Russian prospects available on the internet. The "Prospects" section of Russian Hockey Fans will be shut down.
ISS Final Rankings: Tarasenko #4, Burmistrov #14, Kuznetsov #19, Galiev #24

ISS Final Rankings: Tarasenko #4, Burmistrov #14, Kuznetsov #19, Galiev #24

Russian Prospects Profiles, Reports and News
ISS Final Rankings: Tarasenko #4, Burmistrov #14, Kuznetsov #19, Galiev #24 (Photo © sportbox.ru) The International Scouting Services announced its final rankings for the upcoming 2010 NHL Entry Draft. , playing for Sibir of the KHL, is the highest ranked European, having the 4th spot in the rankings. There are three more Russian prospects in the Top 30, they are: 14. (OHL, Barrie Colts) 19. (KHL, Traktor Chelyabinsk) 24. (QJMHL, Saint John Sea Dogs) The notorious has fallen out of the Top 30.
Prospects » Vladimir Tarasenko: “I’m under contract for the next season”

Prospects » Vladimir Tarasenko: “I’m under contract for the next season”

Russian Prospects Profiles, Reports and News
Vladimir Tarasenko: "I'm under contract for the next season" (Photo © Bruce Bennet/Getty Images) Vladimir Tarasenko, one of the top Russian players eligible for the upcoming 2010 NHL Entry Draft, confirmed that he is under contract for the 2010/11 season. RussianHockeyFans.com offers you a translation of the most interesting quotes from an interview recently appeared on Sibir Novosibirsk's official site. Vladimir, let's talk again about the recent WJC. There was a lot of speculation about the conflict between the team's head coach, Vladimir Plyuschev, and the team's captain, Nikita Filatov. If there is no team then there can't either be results. Do you agree? Vladimir Tarasenko: Yes, there was no team spirit. We couldn't work as a true team and I don't know who's to blame. But there are...
Prospects » Team Russia to face Switzerland in WJC quarterfinals

Prospects » Team Russia to face Switzerland in WJC quarterfinals

Russian Prospects Profiles, Reports and News
Team Russia to face Switzerland in WJC quarterfinals (Photo © fhr.ru) After finishing the group stage with nine points in four games, Team Russia earned the second seed of the B Group and thus is going to face in the World Junior Championships quarterfinals the third seed of the A group, team Switzerland, who managed to skate past Slovakia 4-1 despite being without their top two defensemen, Luca Sbisa and Roman Josi. The game is scheduled for Saturday, January 2nd at 4 PM local time. In the last two group stage games Team Russia faced Team Sweden and Team Czech Republic. The match against Tre Kronor wasn't good for Plyuschev's guys, as they were down 2-0 already after the first period. During the second period Team Russia tried to react and scored a goal with Kirill Petrov, but it wasn't ...
Kuznetsov scores two, Russia downs Austria 6-2 in WJC opener

Kuznetsov scores two, Russia downs Austria 6-2 in WJC opener

Russian Prospects Profiles, Reports and News
Kuznetsov scores two, Russia downs Austria 6-2 in WJC opener (Photo © La Presse Canadienne) 2010 eligible Evgeny Kuznetsov scored two goals, Kirill Petrov, Vladimir Tarasenko, Maxim Chudinov and Maxim Trunev contributed with one goal each as Russia downed Austria 6-2 in WJC first game for both teams. The match was pretty much decided after the first period as Russia was up 4-1 after the goals scored by Trunev, Chudinov, Kuznetsov, Tarasenko, this last one was particularly eye-catching. Team's captain Nikita Filatov has been silent and left out the score sheet. Plyuschev's team didn't had their best game even if they controlled the flow of the game with relative ease thanks to its forward's superior skating, probably they tried to save energy for the upcoming matches. Goalkeeper Igor Bobko...
Prospects » WJC Final roster released

Prospects » WJC Final roster released

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WJC Final roster released (Photo © fhr.ru) On December 25th, Russian national junior team head coach Vladimir Plyuschev named the final roster for the World Junior Championships. He took some drastic decisions as he decided not to call goalkeeper Alexander Pechursky, defenseman Kirill Yuriev, forwards Mikhail Fisenko and Dmitry Kugryshev. This is how the final roster looks like: Goalkeepers Igor Bobkov, Metallurg Magnitogorsk, 1991 Ramis Sadikov, Erie Otters, OHL, 1991 Defensemen Anton Klementyev, Bridgeport Sound Tigers, AHL, 1990 Dmitry Orlov, Metallurg Novokuznetsk, 1991 Maxim Chudinov, Severstal Cherepovets, 1990 Dmitry Kostromitin, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies, QMJHL, 1990 Nikita Zaitsev, Sibir Novosibirsk, 1991 Nikita Pivtsakin, Avangard Omsk, 1991 Alexander Tarasov, HC MVD, 1990 Forwards ...
Extended WJC roster for Team Russia released

Extended WJC roster for Team Russia released

Russian Prospects Profiles, Reports and News
Extended WJC roster for Team Russia released (Photo © Shaun Best/Reuters) Today coach Vladimir Plyuschev released the extended list of the players called for the WJC. Nikita Filatov is there, as well as Evgeny Grachev, who recently has been ruled out by the Rangers. isn't part of the roster. The team will start the training camp in Novogorsk on December 7th and will go on until December 18th. This is how the roster appears to be: Goalkeepers Igor Bobkov, Metallurg Magnitogorsk, 1992 Alexander Zalivin, Dinamo Moscow, 1991 Ramis Sadikov, Erie Otters, OHL, 1991 Alexei Trifonov, Lada Togliatti, 1990 Defensemen Anton Klementyev, Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 1990 Dmitri Orlov, Metallurg Novokuznetsk, 1991 Maxim Chudinov, Severstal Cherepovets, 1990 Dmitri Kostromitin, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies, QMJHL, ...