St. Louis Blues fans: This will simultaneously impress and depress you.
That was Vladimir Tarasenko, taking a feed from Ilya Kovalchuk and abusing the Neftekhimik defense for his fourth goal in three KHL games for SKA. Now, granted, it was a power-play goal; but still, quite a beauty.
So the good news: Vladimir Tarasenko can do that.
The bad news: Who the hell knows when he'll do that for the Blues?
Alas, SKA lost to Neftekhimik, 3-2, as Nail Yakupov scored two regulation goals and then the game-deciding tally in the shootout. Here is the Edmonton Oilers pick's first goal on the KHL:
Good thing they cleared up that transfer card stuff.