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Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko: A star in the making

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Mere minutes remain in regulation, the Blues are either down a goal or tied and all eyes inside Scottrade Center are searching for No. 91.

"Really?" says Vladimir Tarasenko, who wears the numerals and the pressure well.

In his ...

NHL plans World Cup '16

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Not yet ready to expand beyond 30 franchises but eager to pull in more dollars and fans, the NHL on Saturday announced it will stage three of its popular and profitable outdoor games next season and will revive the World Cup ...

Sharks' Burns more than his hair and beard

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- His 6-foot-5, 230-pound body is a heavily tattooed, multi-colored canvas. But the illustration that might mean the most to Brent Burns is the somber, charcoal-gray scene on his upper left biceps.

There's a World War II-era ...