Vladimir Tarasenko's rookie season was surrounded by big hype and even bigger expectations. When the doors closed on the 2012-13 season, Tarasenko's first year in the NHL was a mixed bag. He started with a bang, but faded and soon suffered a concussion which forced him out of the regular lineup. The final line for Tarasenko was eight goals and 11 assists (19 points) in 38 games.
How would you label Tarasenko's first year? According to the man himself, his first season was, "good, but average."no comments