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Vladislav Namestnikov | Center

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (22) / 11/22/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 171

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Vladislav Namestnikov recorded three points in a game for the first time in his career during Monday's 5-3 win over Montreal.
Namestnikov had a great night. He won 64% of his draws, played 3:26 on the power play, and even laid out a hit. His two goals were pretty as he froze Carey Price both times with a deke before beating him short-side. The markers give him nine goals and 16 points through 38 games this season. Mar 30 - 11:26 PM

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Look for Vladislav Namestnikov to play Saturday afternoon against Detroit if Brenden Morrow is not ready to suit up.

Namestnikov was an emergency call up in case Morrow, who is dealing with an upper-body injury, can't go on Saturday. Although the 24-year-old has some talent, he has no real fantasy value at the moment.
Mar 28 - 9:29 AM

Vladislav Namestnikov scored a goal in Thursday's loss to Nashville.

He has seven markers and 13 points in 36 games with the Lightning this season. He's still up with team on an emergency basis because of an injury to Brenden Morrow. Tampa Bay got Cedric Paquette back on Thursday, but they wanted to keep Namestnikov around.
Mar 27 - 10:27 AM

Vladislav Namestnikov will stay up with the Lightning for now.

He is up with the big club on an emergency basis and has played well. Namestnikov has three goals and five points in his last nine outings. If Tampa Bay wants to keep him on the roster then the team will need to use the third of four alotted post-deadline recalls.
Mar 26 - 12:45 PM

Vladislav Namestnikov notched a goal and an assist in Sunday's 5-3 win over Boston.

He has three goals and five points in his past eight games and 12 points in 34 appearances with the Lightning this season. Namestnikov skated with Ryan Callahan and Valterri Filppula for most of the match.
Mar 23 - 12:47 PM

Vladislav Namestnikov will take the right wing along side Nikita Kucherov and Tyler Johnson on Saturday night versus the Winnipeg Jets.

A seemingly minor maneuver by Coach Cooper who is trying to figure out how best to deal with Ondrej Palat's absence. Namestnikov has put up five goals, nine points, and 26 hits through 30 games this season.
Source: Corey Long
Mar 14 - 5:51 PM

Vladislav Namestnikov scored his fifth goal of the 2014-15 campaign in Thursday's 3-2 shootout loss to Boston.

He started the game on the third line, but replaced Jonathan Drouin on the second unit with Tyler Johnson and Nikita Kucherov. Namestnikov has nine points in 30 games with the Lightning.
Mar 13 - 11:09 AM

Vladislav Namestnikov was brought up from the minors on an emergency basis Thursday.

He filled in for J.T. Brown against Toronto. His fourth goal of the season turned out to be the game winner after the Leafs scored late in the third. Namestnikov has eight points in 27 games this season.
Mar 6 - 10:29 AM

Tampa has re-assigned Vladislav Namestnikov to Syracuse of the AHL.

With the return to health of Cedric Paquette, Namestnikov was no longer needed in Tampa. Although the 23-year-old forward won't be much of a fantasy factor this season, he does have some offensive potential for the future.
Feb 14 - 12:02 PM

The Tampa Bay Lightning have promoted Vladislav Namestnikov.

Namestnikov has three goals and seven points in 25 games with Tampa Bay this season. He's got far more offensive upside than those numbers suggest, but we don't expect him to start reflecting that until 2015-16 at the earliest.
Feb 11 - 5:40 PM

Vladislav Namestnikov has been returned to the minors.

He has seven points in 25 games for the Lightning this season. Tyler Johnson was able to play Thursday, but Namestnikov was still kept in the lineup at the expense of Jonathan Drouin. He got to play in two games during his latest NHL stint.
Jan 16 - 5:56 PM

Vladislav Namestnikov will center Tampa Bay's second line between Ondrej Palat and Nikita Kucherov on Tuesday night against Boston.

The former 27th pick of the 2011 NHL Draft, Namestnikov has only seven points through 24 games with Tampa this season. However, he has 17 points in just 16 games with AHL Syracuse. Still just 22 years old, the young Russian is an exciting talent to bear in mind for a short-term pick up in normal leagues and a must in deep dynasty leagues.
Jan 13 - 5:54 PM

Vladislav Namestnikov has been called up by the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Tampa Bay needed an extra forward because Tyler Johnson (lower body) won't be available on Tuesday. Namestnikov has three goals and seven points in 24 games with the Lightning this season.
Jan 13 - 1:03 PM

Vladislav Namestnikov to sit Tuesday night against Flyers.

Midway through December, Namestnikov has appeared in just one game this month and has only seven points in his 23 games this season. He hasn't had a point in four weeks, either. The talent is there, but has not yet blossomed for you deep poolies.
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 06:06:00 PM

Vladisalv Namestnikov will once again be a healthy scratch Monday versus the Penguins.

The 22-year-old Russian forward hasn’t seen game action since December 2nd and will be on the sidelines once again Monday in Pittsburgh. He has seven points (3 G, 4 A), a plus three rating, and four penalty minutes in 23 games for the Lightning this season.
Mon, Dec 15, 2014 05:20:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Steve Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Valtteri Filppula
4Brian Boyle
5Vladislav Namestnikov
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Cedric Paquette
4Brenden Morrow
5Jonathan Marchessault
RW1Ryan Callahan
2Nikita Kucherov
3Jonathan Drouin
4J.T. Brown
D1Victor Hedman
2Jason Garrison
3Anton Stralman
4Matt Carle
5Braydon Coburn
6Andrej Sustr
7Mark Barberio
8Nikita Nesterov
9Luke Witkowski
10Mattias Ohlund
G1Ben Bishop
2Andrei Vasilevskiy