MAC names Tarasenko 'Sports Personality of the Year' - KMOV.com

MAC names Tarasenko 'Sports Personality of the Year'

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Vladimir Tarasenko (Credit: AP) Vladimir Tarasenko (Credit: AP)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Vladimir Tarasenko has been named the 2016 winner of the Missouri Athletic Club’s “Sports Personality of the year” award.

The St. Louis Blues forward had 40 goals throughout the season, making him fourth in the league, helped the team reach the Western Conference final and won a trip to the NHL All-Star game.

The “Sports Personality of the Year” award was established by Jack Buck in 1970 to honor the top sports figure in St. Louis annually.

Previous Blues players to win the award are Mike Liut (1981), Brett Hull (1990), Curtis Joseph (1993), Brendan Shanahan (1995), Al MacInnis (1999) and T.J. Oshie (2014).

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