Tarasenko Off To Hot Start With Rangers – Is He The Missing Ingredient For The Stanley Cup?
The New York Rangers acted quicker than many may have expected to get Vladimir Tarasenko from the St. Louis Blues but he is already making an impact. Just minutes into the 31-year-old’s debut on Broadway, the Russian native tallied his first goal with his new team. While Tarasenko will need some time to adapt to a new system, it certainly helps playing with other star players in Mika Zibanejad and fellow countryman Artemi Panarin. The trade that sent the Rangers Tarasenko in exchange for multiple draft picks also included a much-needed third-pairing defenseman in Niko Mikkola. The good news wi…