Dmitri Tarasov was born on February 13, 1979 in Khabarovsk, Russian SFSR.
Tarasov is a professional ice hockey player who is best known for being a left wing player of Amur Khabarovsk since 2011. However, he used to be a member of HC Sibir Novosibirsk from 2009 up until June 2011. Although he already transferred teams, Tarasov still plays in the KHL or the Kontinentalen Hockey-Liga.
During his youth, Tarasov was recognized by one of the top clubs in his hometown and was soon signed with Amur Khabarovsk. He was soon able to be a part of the first team by 1998, where he stayed until 2006. Tarasov then transferred to Salavat Ufa Julajew, but his stay with the club was short lived and he transferred to another team before landing at HC Sibir Novosibirsk in 2009.