Tarasenko leads early-impact rookies 

January, 24, 2013
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Vladimir TarasenkoFrederick Breedon/Getty ImagesVladimir Tarasenko has gotten off to a flying start.
During the first game of the season, Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard spotted St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko, only he didn't know it was Tarasenko, the highly touted rookie from Russia.

"I thought it was another guy from last year that they had," Howard said.