Namestnikov scored a power-play goal on three shots in Wednesday's 3-2 overtime win over the Rangers.
Namestnikov got a little revenge against the team he started the year with -- his second-period tally gave the Avalanche a 2-1 lead. The Russian winger now has 31 points in 65 games this season. He's added 108 hits, 98 shots on net and a minus-5 rating.
Namestnikov scored a goal, dished an assist, served up three hits and went plus-2 in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Sharks.
Namestnikov and linemates Nathan MacKinnon and Gabriel Landeskog combined for eight points in the game. The 27-year-old Namestnikov is up to 30 points in 61 outings this year -- five of those points have come in seven games with the Avalanche after he was traded from the Senators. The Russian is seeing top-line minutes right now, which makes him a solid addition to fantasy squads.
Namestnikov potted a goal on two shots and added two PIM in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Ducks.
The winger picked up his second goal in as many games, and his 15th of the year. Namestnikov has settled in with three points in five games since joining the Avalanche -- he got a favorable deployment alongside Nathan MacKinnon and Gabriel Landeskog on Wednesday. For the season, Namestnikov has 28 points, 91 shots and 101 hits in 59 outings.
Namestnikov scored a goal in Monday's 2-1 win over the Red Wings.
Namestnikov is on his third team this year. He's posted a goal and an assist through four contests with the Avalanche. He's up to 14 tallies and 27 points in 60 outings when factoring in his time with the Senators and Rangers. The Russian winger has added 101 hits, 92 shots and a minus-6 rating this season.
Namestnikov was acquired by the Avalanche from the Senators on Monday in exchange for a 2021 fourth-round pick, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
The writing was on the wall for Namestnikov after he was held out of Ottawa's last two contests. The injury to Mikko Rantanen (upper body) likely forced Colorado into this move in order to shore up its forward depth. The winger could certainly factor into the top-six for the Avs, though he likely would be a better fit in a third-line role.
Namestnikov (not injury related) won't dress for Thursday's game against the Jets, Darren Dreger of TSN reports.
Namestnikov will likely be on the move ahead of Monday's trade deadline, so the Senators will keep him out of the lineup until they find a suitable trade partner. The 27-year-old forward has notched 13 goals and 25 points in 56 games this campaign.
Namestnikov (lower body) will rejoin the lineup for Saturday's game against the Jets, per the NHL's official media site.
Namestnikov missed Thursday's loss to the Avalanche due to a lower-body injury, but he was never expected to be sidelined for long. The 27-year-old forward will return to a featured role Saturday, skating on Ottawa's second line and top power-play unit against Winnipeg.
Namestnikov (lower body) won't be available for Thursday's clash with Colorado, but he's hoping to be ready for Saturday's matchup with Winnipeg, NHL.com's Callum Fraser reports.
Namestnikov is still dealing with soreness after blocking a shot during Tuesday's loss to the Ducks, but if he's able to return to practice Friday, he'll have a good shot at returning to action against the Jets. The 27-year-old forward has notched 11 goals and 22 points in 50 games this campaign, making him a low-end fantasy option at best.
Namestnikov (lower body) is considered questionable for Thursday's matchup with the Avalanche, Brent Wallace of TSN.ca reports.
Namestnikov is bogged down in a four-game pointless streak and was forced out of Tuesday's clash with Anaheim after just 9:10 of ice time. The Russian should get back over the 30-point mark for the third straight season if he avoids an extended stint on the sidelines. If Namestnikov is unable to give it a go, Nick Paul (ankle) figures to get back into the lineup.
Namestnikov suffered a lower-body injury and won't return to Tuesday's game against Anaheim.
The specifics surrounding the injury remain unclear, but Namestnikov skated in just 9:10 of ice time, suffering the injury in the second period. For the remainder of Tuesday's game, the team will roll with 11 forwards and look for Artem Anisimov to see a bump up to the second power-play unit. Expect the team to update Namestnikov's status ahead of Thursday's game against Colorado.
Namestnikov scored a goal and added an assist Saturday in a 5-2 win over the Flames.
He actually has points in two straight games. That's a modest streak, but a streak nonetheless. Namestnikov really struggled on Broadway, but he seems to be fitting in well in Canada's capital. Still, it takes a pretty deep league to find value in a somewhat one-dimensional, 37-point (projected) forward.
Namestnikov has 18 points through 35 games as the calendar turns to January.
Here's a weird stat: Namestnikov has only eight goals this season, but four of those are against Western Conference opponents. Based on that, it might be worth taking a chance on him for Jan. 16, when the Senators meet Vegas. Most of the time, he's not worthy of a starting spot unless you're in a pretty deep league.
Namestnikov registered two helpers, two hits, two PIM and a plus-3 rating in Monday's 5-2 win over the Bruins.
Namestnikov's assists were on key goals for the Senators. He helped out on Chris Tierney's second-period tally and Jean-Gabriel Pageau's insurance marker in the third. Namestnikov has a goal and three helpers over his last three appearances. For the year, the 27-year-old has 16 points, 42 hits and 50 shots on goal through 28 games.
Namestnikov scored a goal and dished a power-play assist in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Oilers.
Namestnikov found Artem Anisimov for the Senators' first goal of the game, in the final second of a second-period power play. Namestnikov then capped the scored at 11:47 of the third. The Russian winger is up to 14 points, 45 shots on goal and 37 hits in 24 contests this season. The pair of points Wednesday were his first in four games since returning from a lower-body injury.
Namestnikov (lower body) will return from injury Friday against the Wild, according to Craig Medaglia's Game Day Notes for NHL.com.
Namestnikov is back in the lineup for the first time since Nov. 20. The early-season trade acquisition from the Rangers has six goals and six assists in 20 games played for Ottawa.
Namestnikov (lower body) returned to practice Thursday, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Namestnikov missed the past three games with a lower body injury, but he was back at practice in a normal jersey ahead of Friday's game against the Wild. Given his presence at practice, it wouldn't be surprising to see the 26-year-old return to the ice Friday after totaling 12 points and 29 hits over his first 22 games this season.
Namestnikov (lower body) will miss at least a week due to a tailbone injury, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Namestnikov was already expected to miss the next three games after being designated for injured reserve, but fantasy owners now have a slightly more definitive timeline. With Namestnikov on the shelf, the Senators will move Colin White to the wing while recent call-up Jean-Christophe Beaudin will slot into a bottom-six role.
Ottawa placed Namestnikov (lower body) on injured reserve Friday, Steve Lloyd of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
The Senators have yet to release any details in terms of an expected timetable for Namestnikov's recovery, but he'll miss the team's next three games at a minimum. The recently recalled Jean-Christophe Beaudin will round out Ottawa's depth up front while Namestnikov is on the shelf.
Namestnikov suffered a lower-body injury during Wednesday's game against the Canadiens and won't return.
Namestnikov took a hard hit from Montreal's Cale Fleury in the first period and struggled to get to the locker room. Considering how quickly he was ruled out for the night, his status is questionable for Friday's game against the Rangers.
Namestnikov scored a power-play goal on three shots and added an assist in Monday's 6-2 win over the Rangers. He also had four hits and two PIM against his former squad.
Namestnikov closed out the scoring early in the third period with his fifth goal of the year and first with the man advantage. He also assisted on Tyler Ennis' power-play tally in the first period. Namestnikov, 26, has produced nine points in 11 games since being acquired from New York.
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