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Vladislav Namestnikov | Center | #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 scored his ninth goal of the year in a 3-2 loss to Calgary on Thursday.
He gave the Lightning a 1-0 lead going into the second period, but then the Flames scored three straight goals. Namestnikov has scored a goal in three straight games. Feb 24 - 9:46 AM

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Vladislav Namestnikov had two assists in Tuesday's 5-0 win over Los Angeles.

He had the primary helper on both goals by Nikita Kucherov. Going into Tuesday's contest, Namestnikov had posted just one goal in 10 games. He has 20 points this season through 50 matches.
Feb 8 - 10:43 AM

Vladislav Namestnikov and Ondrej Palat scored in the third period, but their rally was insufficient to lift the Lightning as they lost 5-3 to the Coyotes Saturday.

The Bolts entered the third period with a 5-1 deficit and might have fared better if they had managed to get on the board earlier. Namestnikov scored at the 9:45 mark with an assist from Palat and Valtteri Filppula. Palat’s goal came at the 14:18 mark during a power play. This was Namestnikov’s sixth goal of the season and the 10th for Palat.
Jan 22 - 12:53 AM

Vladislav Namestnikov has a three-game point streak.

He has collected one goal and two assists during that span. Namestnikov has been centering Tampa Bay's top line between Nikita Kucherov and Ondrej Palat.
Jan 13 - 9:19 AM

Vladislav Namestnikov produced a power-play goal in Sunday's 6-2 loss to Pittsburgh.

He has chipped in three points in four games since returning from an upper-body injury. Namestnikov has five goals and 11 assists in 38 matches this year.
Jan 9 - 11:03 AM

Vladislav Namestnikov returned to action Saturday night against the Hurricanes.

He missed Thursday's game against Toronto with an upper-body injury. Saturday night Namestnikov went plus one and took four shots on goal in 13:01 of playing time. Needless to say, Namestnikov is safe to activate.
Jan 1 - 11:50 AM

Vladislav Namestnikov has an upper-body injury.

Namestnikov is regarded as day-to-day as a result. The timing is particularly unfortunate because he just returned to the Lightning's lineup on Wednesday after missing two contests with an illness.
Thu, Dec 29, 2016 12:18:00 PM

Vladislav Namestnikov is expected to be back in the lineup Wednesday night.

He skipped two games last week because of an illness. Namestnikov is projected to skate alongside Alex Killorn and Brayden Point.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 04:44:00 PM

Vladislav Namestnikov missed Thursday's game versus St. Louis because of an illness.

It's unclear right now if he will be back in the lineup for Friday night. Consider him day-to-day for the time being.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 09:05:00 AM

Vladislav Namestnikov will be scratched against the Blues on Thursday.

Namestnikov has recorded three points in his last five outings to give him 13 points on the year.
Thu, Dec 22, 2016 07:17:00 PM

Vladislav Namestnikov snapped a 15-game goalless drought Tuesday.

He gave the Lightning a 4-0 lead during the second in a 4-1 win against Detroit. Namestnikov has recorded three points in his last five outings to give him 13 points on the year.
Wed, Dec 21, 2016 11:06:00 AM

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.
Thu, Dec 1, 2016 07:00:00 PM

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."
Tue, Nov 29, 2016 02:38:00 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.
Wed, Nov 16, 2016 11:19:00 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.
Tue, Oct 25, 2016 06:31:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Tyler Johnson
2Valtteri Filppula
3Vladislav Namestnikov
4Cedric Paquette
5Steven Stamkos
LW1Jonathan Drouin
2Ondrej Palat
3Alex Killorn
4Brian Boyle
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Ryan Callahan
3Brayden Point
4J.T. Brown
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Jason Garrison
4Braydon Coburn
5Andrej Sustr
6Luke Witkowski
7Jake Dotchin
G1Ben Bishop
2Andrei Vasilevskiy