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Beyond Checkerdome Quick Shot: Tarasenko Signs

Because OF COURSE Army waits until we post a new show before signing our favorite Russian ....

This is how Vladdy opened his negotiations this year ....
This is how Vladdy opened his negotiations this year ....
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Hey ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages... you can exhale now. We're proud to announce that Vladimir Tarasenko has re-upped with the team for the maximum 8 years. A total value of 60 million dollars means an annual cap hit of 7.5 million, which ain't too shabby.

Our thoughts HERE

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Thanks for listening, and I'm sure you have some thoughts as well. Let's hear them below.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">DONE DEAL! Vladimir Tarasenko has signed an eight-year, $60 million deal. &gt;&gt;&gt; <a href="http://t.co/n8FNl3QgHs">http://t.co/n8FNl3QgHs</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/stlblues?src=hash">#stlblues</a> <a href="http://t.co/tQg8xBzL1p">pic.twitter.com/tQg8xBzL1p</a></p>&mdash; St. Louis Blues (@StLouisBlues) <a href="https://twitter.com/StLouisBlues/status/618464491727028224">July 7, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">If he plays like last year it will be a great deal for the Blues and Tarasenko can get expanded basic cable <a href="https://t.co/nkypygOtki">https://t.co/nkypygOtki</a></p>&mdash; John Buccigross (@Buccigross) <a href="https://twitter.com/Buccigross/status/618481108376768513">July 7, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Vladimir Tarasenko signs 8-year deal, Blues get a superstar steal, <a href="https://twitter.com/wyshynski">@Wyshynski</a> writes. <a href="http://t.co/gGXjzKLIKH">http://t.co/gGXjzKLIKH</a> <a href="http://t.co/H0mqYzrMqR">pic.twitter.com/H0mqYzrMqR</a></p>&mdash; Yahoo Sports (@YahooSports) <a href="https://twitter.com/YahooSports/status/618596918550241284">July 8, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Time to celebrate Tarasenko&#39;s signing the proper way <a href="http://t.co/8hJNZIefrI">pic.twitter.com/8hJNZIefrI</a></p>&mdash; CrossCheckRaise (@CrossCheckRaise) <a href="https://twitter.com/CrossCheckRaise/status/618586786420408320">July 8, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Cheers everyone!

Tim / CrossCheckRaise

Tyler / DonutKing