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Tonight Show Superlatives: 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs Edition (Video)

Jimmy Fallon gets NHL fans ready for the upcoming Stanley Cup playoffs with his latest edition of Tonight Show Superlatives. Fallon targets several Tampa Bay Lightning players, including Vladislav Namestnikov, whom he calls the "Russian Bieber".Video via The Tonight Show. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning sweep Canadiens, clinch playoff berth

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY SportsThe Tampa Bay Lightning regular-season sweep of the Montreal Canadiens led to a berth in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Monday. Ben Bishop made 25 saves, and Vladislav Namestnikov had two goals and an assist to help Tampa Bay beat Montreal 5-3 at Bell Centre. The Lightning (47-23-7) went 5-0-0 this season against the Canadiens, who swept Tampa...
Via Sports-Glory
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Namestnikov’s Three Points Leads Bolts Over Canadiens 5-3

Things weren’t looking great for the Lightning heading into tonight’s game in Montreal. They lost three players following Saturday’s loss in Detroit. Call ups were made and Jon Cooper put lines together with fishing line and masking tape before one of the biggest games of the season. After the horn the Lightning had secured a 5-3 victory, swept the season series with the Habs...
Via Lightning Shout
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Namestnikov scores a pair of goals as Lightning defeat Canadiens

MONTREAL (AP) -- Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop had two assists, Vladislav Namestnikov scored two goals, and the Lightning clinched an Eastern Conference playoff berth with a 5-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night. Bishop started plays that set up breakaway goals by Namestnikov and Jonathan Drouin in the second period. Nikita Kucherov and Anton Stralman also scored for...
Via AP on Fox
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Gunn: Lightning Rookies Photo Tribute

They’ve learned to live out of suitcases. They know all the good places to eat in Syracuse and Tampa. Four of the six played their first NHL game this season. They’ve handled themselves just fine, on and off the ice. They’re Cedric Paquette, Vladislav Namestnikov, Nikita Nesterov, Luke Witkowski, Jonathan Drouin and Andrei Vasilevskiy and they are the Tampa Bay Lightning rookies...
Via Lightning Shout
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning Recall namestnikov

#tblightning have recalled C Vladislav Namestnikov from @SyracuseCrunch today, not aware of any injuries, but they have 12 Fwds on roster — Erik Erlendsson (@erlendssonTBO) March 4, 2015
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning promote Namestnikov from Syracuse

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Lightning promoted center Vladislav Namestnikov from the American Hockey League's Syracuse Crunch on Wednesday. Namestnikov, 22, has three goals with seven points and a plus-3 rating in 25 games with the Lightning this season. He has appeared in 27 NHL games, all with Tampa Bay. In 126 career AHL games, he has 35 goals and 93 points. Namestnikov's promotion...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning recall Vladislav Namestnikov from Syracuse

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Lightning recalled center Vladislav Namestnikov from the American Hockey League's Syracuse Crunch on Tuesday. Namestnikov, 22, has three goals and seven points in 23 games with Tampa Bay this season. He made his season debut with the Lightning on Oct. 9 in an overtime victory over the Florida Panthers, and he last appeared with them in a shootout loss...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Cooper on reassigning Namestnikov from Bolts: 'He's a phone call away'

TAMPA, Fla. -- He remains a phone call away, but in the end, the Tampa Bay Lightning's ample depth meant another stint in Syracuse for Vladislav Namestnikov. Wednesday, the Lightning reassigned Namestnikov to the Tampa Bay's American Hockey League affiliate despite a promising start to this season for the 22-year-old center. He had three goals and seven points in 23 games with Tampa...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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