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Vladislav Namestnikov | Winger | #90

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (24) / 11/22/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 180
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (27) / TB

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Vladislav Namestnikov will be scratched against the Blues on Thursday.
Namestnikov has posted just three goals and 10 points in 24 games this season with 10 PIMs and hits. However his time had been on the downslide lately, perhaps tonight is a good opportunity to sit back and learn. Dec 1 - 7:00 PM

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Vladislav Namestnikov has seen ice time drop in recent games.

He has logged over 12:23 of playing time once in the past five matches. Namestnikov has contributed two assists during that span and knows he has to play better. "Get in on the forecheck and be more physical," he said. "I think I've been soft lately."
Nov 29 - 2:38 PM

Vladislav Namestnikov had two assists in Tuesday's 4-3 win against Detroit.

He picked up secondary helpers on goals by Nikita Kucherov and Nikita Nesterov (power play). Namestnikov has compiled four of his eight points this season in the last four games.
Nov 16 - 11:19 AM

Vladislav Namestnikov is projected to play with Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov again on Tuesday night.

Namestnikov earned a goal and an assist during power-play situations on Saturday versus Ottawa, so it's not surprising that he is staying in prominent roles for Tuesday.
Oct 25 - 6:31 PM

Vladislav Namestnikov has signed a two-year deal with the Lightning.

His new contract is worth $1.9375 million per season. Namestnikov had an arbitration hearing scheduled for Friday, but that won't occur now. He recorded 14 goals and 35 points in 80 games last year.
Jul 27 - 8:20 AM

Vladislav Namestnikov's arbitration hearing is set for July 29.

Namestnikov was on a two-way contract that was worth $874,125 at the NHL level. He scored 14 goals and 35 points in 80 contests in 2015-16.
Jul 11 - 4:43 PM

Vladislav Namestnikov has filed for salary arbitration.

Namestnikov scored 14 goals and 35 points in 80 games last season. He was on a two-way deal that paid him $874,125 at the NHL level.
Jul 5 - 6:13 PM

Vladislav Namestnikov ended a six-game scoring slump in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final.

He contributed an assist on goal by Nikita Kucherov in a 4-3 overtime win over Pittsburgh. Unfortunately, Namestniov didn't account for a shot on goal for the sixth time in his last 10 appearances. He has three points in 15 games this postseason.
May 23 - 9:17 AM

Vladislav Namestnikov tallied his first career playoff goal in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win over the New York Islanders.

He scored early in the third period to tie Game 3 at 3-3. Namestnikov was filling for Jonathan Drouin, who was leveled by a big hit and had to be checked out before he was cleared to return. Namestnikov has two points in eight postseason contests in 2016.
May 4 - 9:58 AM

Vladislav Namestnikov was able to return in the second period after getting blindsided on a hit the Rangers' Tanner Glass on Tuesday night.

He finished the game with 9:02 of ice time. Namestnikov picked up an assist in the first period before he was temporarily knocked out of the game.
Apr 6 - 11:36 AM

Vladislav Namestnikov was on the wrong side of a Tanner Glass hit on Tuesday.

Namestnikov was blind-sided by Glass late in the first period, knocking him from the game. He also picked up his 20th assist and 34th point of the season. We'll keep you posted on Namestnikov's condition.
Apr 5 - 11:05 PM

Vladislav Namestnikov was part of a five-forward power play combination at Thursday's practice.

He skated with Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov, Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat during the session. Coach Jon Cooper wouldn't say if the unit would be used Friday night, but the Lightning need to do something to get going with the man advantage. They have gone 0-for-12 in the past five games and they rank 25th in the league on the power play with 38 goals on 227 chances.
Mar 11 - 8:17 AM

Vladislav Namestnikov was a bit of a surprise selection for Team Russia for the World Cup of Hockey.

"It's cool," Namestnikov said. "It's a big honor and I'm excited for it. It's something new and it will be a great experience for me. It will be the best players in the world." The 23-year-old has 10 goals and 27 points in 61 games this season. Namestnikov has gone cold offensively lately, picking up one assist in the last 10 contests.
Mar 3 - 9:24 AM

Vladislav Namestnikov (upper body) returned to action on Saturday.

Namestnikov picked up an assist on Saturday and now has 10 goals and 27 points this season. He has a bit of fantasy value but players like Namestnikov are a dime a dozen and you have to get lucky with them when they are on a hot streak.
Feb 21 - 3:22 AM

Lightning coach Jon Cooper believes that Vladislav Namestnikov will play in at least one of the team's games this weekend.

The Bolts play against the Penguins Saturday afternoon and against Carolina Sunday night and Cooper is confident that Namestnikov will be in the lineup Sunday if not Saturday. Get ready to activate him if you need him.
Feb 20 - 11:49 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Steven Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Valtteri Filppula
4Brian Boyle
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Vladislav Namestnikov
4Jonathan Drouin
5Cedric Paquette
6Michael Bournival
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Ryan Callahan
3Brayden Point
4J.T. Brown
5Joel Vermin
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Jason Garrison
4Braydon Coburn
5Nikita Nesterov
6Andrej Sustr
7Slater Koekkoek
8Luke Witkowski
G1Ben Bishop
2Andrei Vasilevskiy