Vladimir Tarasenko

Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 219
Birth Place: Yaroslavl, Russia
Draft: 2010 1st round (16th pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • NBC Sports

    Blues add Darryl Sydor as assistant coach

    The St. Louis Blues continued to assemble the coaching staff for Mike Yeo on Wednesday when they announced the hiring of former NHL defenseman Darryl Sydor. Sydor previously served as an assistant on Yeo’s staff for several years when he was the head coach of the Minnesota Wild. Before joining the Blues, Sydor was an assistant coach for the AHL’s Chicago Wolves this past season.

  • Yeo, Blues bring Sydor on board as assistant coach
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    Yeo, Blues bring Sydor on board as assistant coach

    After parting ways with three assistant coaches earlier this month, the Blues took a step to replenishing Mike Yeo’s staff Wednesday, hiring former NHL defenseman Darryl Sydor. Sydor, 45, who played 18 seasons, including his final one with the Blues, agreed to a three-year contract. The move seemed likely for multiple reasons. Sydor has worked under Yeo at two other stops, first with the American Hockey League’s Houston Aeros when the team won the league title in 2010-11 and later in the NHL with the Minnesota Wild from 2011-16. “I am excited to have Darryl back on my staff,” said Yeo in a statement from the team. “He was an outstanding teacher during our time in Minnesota and will add a wealth