Forward «St. Louis» Tarasenko dropped out before the spring because of an injury
Striker «St. Louis» Vladimir Tarasenko was out of action for five months due to injury, reports the press service of the team. It is noted that in the near future the player will have surgery on his left shoulder.
Tarasenko got injured in the night from Thursday to Friday in the match of the regular championship of NHL against «Los Angeles» (5:2). Russian hockey player managed to hold on the ice less than five minutes midway through the first period, injured his shoulder in a collision with the defender of the opponent, Sean Walker.
Before the game with «Los Angeles» Tarasenko managed to score points in five matches of the regular championship in a row. This season, the striker is held ten meetings, in which he scored ten points with three goals and seven assists.
Last season, Tarasenko won in the «St. Louis,» the Stanley Cup. The team did it for the first time in history, beating in the final series matches «Boston» with the score 4:3.