Report: Blues exploring trade options for Tarasenko

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The St. Louis Blues are exploring a trade for winger Vladimir Tarasenko, reports Daily Faceoff's Frank Seravalli.

Tarasenko has a full no-trade clause but has reportedly told St. Louis of several teams for which he'd be willing to waive it. The 29-year-old has two years remaining on his current contract with a $7.5-million annual cap hit.

Tarasenko has been limited to 34 regular-season games over the last two seasons due to a lingering shoulder injury and multiple surgeries. He skated in 24 contests this past season, recording four goals and 10 assists.

When healthy, Tarasenko has been among the league's best goal-scorers. He ranked third in the league with 182 goals from 2014-19, trailing only John Tavares and Alex Ovechkin.

Tarasenko has notched 218 goals and 224 assists in 531 career NHL games. He hit the 30-goal mark in five straight seasons before hurting his shoulder, including back-to-back 40- and 39-goal campaigns.

Report: Blues exploring trade options for Tarasenko
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