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Encyclopedia > Evgeny Namestnikov

Evgeny "John" Namestnikov (b. 9 October 1971 in Novgorod, Russia) was a professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League. October 9 is the 282nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (283rd in leap years). ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... Velikiy Novgorod (Russian: ) is the foremost historic city of North-Western Russia, situated on the M10(E95) federal highway connecting Moscow and St. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The modernized NHL shield logo debuted in 2005, replacing the orange and black shield, which had been used since the leagues inception. ...

  • Postion: Defence
  • Shoots: Right
  • Height: 5 ft 10 in
  • Weight: 189

Playing career

Evgeny Namestnikov was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft in the 6th round, 117th overall. After being drafted, he continued to play in Moscow for the CSKA Moscow until the 1993-94 season when he joined the Canucks for 17 games. Upon joining the Canucks, he was nicknamed "John" due to the difficulties in pronouncing his first name, "Evgeny". Although he spent most of his North American playing in the minor leagues, he did see 16 games in the 1994-95, one playoff game in the 1996 NHL playoffs, and two games in the 1996-97 season as a Canuck. The Vancouver Canucks are a professional National Hockey League (NHL) ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... The 1991 NHL Entry Draft was held on June 22th at the Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, New York. ... For other uses, see Moscow (disambiguation). ... HC CSKA Moscow (Central Sports Army Club Moscow, Russian: ХК ЦСКА Москва) is a Russian ice hockey club, often referred to as Red Army for its past affiliation with the Soviet Army. ... The classic NHL shield logo The 1993-94 NHL season was the 77th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The 1994-95 NHL season was the 78th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The 1995-96 NHL season was the 79th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The classic NHL shield logo The 1996-97 NHL season was the 80th regular season of the National Hockey League. ...


After four seasons in Vancouver, the New York Islanders signed him as a free agent on the 21st of July, 1997. He played only six games as an Islander in 1997-98. Just over two years later, the New York Rangers signed him as a free agent on the 9th of August, 1999. Before the season even started, the Vancouver Canucks picked him up off of waivers less than two months after the Rangers signed him. Less than two weeks later, on the 5th of October, the Rangers reclaimed him from Vancouver off of waivers. Namestnikov, though, would never suit up for the Blue Shirts as he was traded to the Nashville Predators on the 3rd of February, 2000 for Jason Dawe. He suited up for Nashville for two games in the 1999-00 season and hasn't played in the NHL since and has spent the last five seasons playing in Russia. The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, New York. ... The 1997-98 NHL season was the 81st regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The New York Rangers (NYR) are a professional ice hockey team based in New York City, New York, USA. They play in the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The Nashville Predators are a professional ice hockey team based in Nashville, Tennessee. ... Jason Dawe was a presenter on the Top Gear television show on its first season after it was relaunched. ... The classic NHL shield logo The 1999-00 NHL season was the 83rd regular season of the National Hockey League. ...


See also

National Hockey League The list of National Hockey League (NHL) players is divided into the following lists: By specific groups Current players List of every NHL player List of members of the Hockey Hall of Fame List of members of the United States Hockey Hall of Fame List of NHL... A list of National Hockey League seasons since inception of the league: 1917-18 | 1918-19 | 1919-20 | 1920-21 | 1921-22 | 1922-23 | 1923-24 | 1924-25 | 1925-26 | 1926-27 | 1927-28 | 1928-29 | 1929-30 | 1930-31 | 1931-32 | 1932-33 | 1933-34 | 1934-35 | 1935-36...

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