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Tarasenko left limping after Blues loss

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - MARCH 05: Vladimir Tarasenko #91 of the St Louis Blues looks on against the Philadelphia Flyers on March 5, 2015 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images)

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The St. Louis Blues must wait at least another night to clinch a playoff spot, but that was far from the most troubling news from a 4-1 loss against the Vancouver Canucks.

The severity of the injury is currently unclear, but fans are in high alert over the condition of Vladimir Tarasenko, who suffered a lower-body issue on Monday. We may not know more about the situation until Tuesday (or maybe later).’s Lou Korac noticed the Russian star walking with a limp:

Information from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Jeremy Rutherford wasn’t much rosier:

It stands as a cause for concern, although walking with a limp is probably better than not walking at all.

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