ESPN Insider Craig Custance offers a look into the resurgence of Jaroslav Halak, who makes the St. Louis Blues a contender and is driving up his offseason price tag.
Craig Custance, Frank Provenzano, Neil Greenberg, Corey Pronman, Robert Vollman and Ryan Schwepfinger rank every NHL team based on how well they're set up for future success.
With some of the veterans starting slowly as they ramp up to full speed after the lockout, a number of rookies are making some big impressions early, including the Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko.
Craig Custance examines St. Louis Blues prospect Vladimir Tarasenko and why the future appears bright ... but if things go wrong, the Blues could be left with nothing.
The St. Louis Blues and Russian prospect Vladimir Tarasenko have agreed in principal to a contract which he'll sign in July as soon as the CBA allows.