Tarasenko (illness) will be in the lineup on Friday.
Tarasenko missed Wednesday's practice, but was back on the ice for Thursday's session and skated in the morning skate. He is feeling better and will play tonight. He will skate on a new line with Paul Stastny and Jori Lehtera.
Tarasenko (illness) returned to practice on Thursday.
Tarasenko missed Wednesday's practice session with an illness, but was back on the ice this morning. The Blues don't play until Friday, so his return to practice today is a good sign that he will be in the lineup tomorrow.
Tarasenko missed Saturday’s game because of a lower-body injury, but he will be back in the lineup on Tuesday versus the Kings. Tarasenko has 10 points (6G / 4A) and 46 shots on goal in 10 games this season.
Tarasenko (lower-body) returned to practice on Monday.
Tarasenko missed Saturday’s game with a lower-body injury, but his return to practice on Monday is a good sign that Tarasenko could play on Tuesday vs. the Kings. Monitor his status after practice and during Tuesday’s morning skate.
Tarasenko took a “maintenance day” on Sunday, but is taking part in the Blues optional skate this morning which means he should be in the lineup tonight. He has 21 goals and 17 assists (38 points) in 35 games this season so make sure you have him active.
Tarasenko has scored six goals in his last four games.
Tarasneko remained red-hot on Monday, scoring one goal and one assist to give him eight points (6G / 2A) in the last four games and seven goals and six assists in 11 games on the season. He scored a goal-of-the-year candidate last night vs. the Rangers, proving he is playing with a tremendous amount of confidence right now.
Blues' head coach Ken Hitchcock said that Tarasenko had a few rough days battling illness, but feels good enough to play tonight. Tarasenko skated on with Jori Lehtera and Alex Steen in practice this morning, so expect to see him there tonight. He has one goal and four assists in seven games.