November 22, 1992 |
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)|
|NHL team (P)
|Tampa Bay Lightning
Syracuse Crunch (AHL)
|NHL Draft||27th overall, 2011
Tampa Bay Lightning
Vladislav Namestnikov (born November 22, 1992) is a Russian ice hockey player who plays for the Syracuse Crunch in the American Hockey League. He was selected 27th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Tampa Bay Lightning.
His father, Evgeny Namestnikov, was a player for the Vancouver Canucks and also played for Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod; his mother is Vyacheslav Kozlov's sister. His uncle Ivan Novoseltsev is also a hockey player. The family emigrated to the United States in 1993 when Vladislav was eight months old, initially arriving in Salt Lake City. When he was eight, he returned to Voskresensk to hone his skills eventually playing in the Russian Major League with Khimik Voskresensk at age 16. He was picked by the London Knights 20th in the 2010 Ontario Hockey League entry draft, and was also selected 11th overall in the Kontinental Hockey League draft by Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod, but has said "I'm not going back there to play."
Regular season and playoffs
|2013–14||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||4||0||0||0||4||—||—||—||—||—|
- Dalla Costa, Morris (2010-10-26). "Knights rookie quiet but deadly". lfpress.com. Retrieved 24 June 2011.
- Morreale, Mike G. (2011-02-07). "Namestnikov blends Russian, North American styles". nhl.com. Retrieved 24 June 2011.
- Pyette, Ryan (June 9, 2011). "Namestnikov rides first-round bubble". lfpress.com. Retrieved June 24, 2011.
- Pyette, Ryan (2010-08-25). "The Russians are (almost) coming". lfpress.com. Retrieved 24 June 2011.
- Pyette, Ryan (2010-07-02). "Grabbing Russians gamble by Hunter". lfpress.com. Retrieved 24 June 2011.
- "Lightning double up Red Wings". National Hockey League. 2014-02-08. Retrieved 2014-02-08.
- Vladislav Namestnikov's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Vladislav Namestnikov's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
|Tampa Bay Lightning first round draft pick
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