Which Detroit Red Wings Could Play at the Olympics?

US' forward Dylan Larkin celebrate scoring during the IIHF Men's Ice Hockey World Championships Group A match between Germany and USA on May 19, 2019 in Kosice, Slovakia. (Photo by JOE KLAMAR / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP via Getty Images)
US' forward Dylan Larkin celebrate scoring during the IIHF Men's Ice Hockey World Championships Group A match between Germany and USA on May 19, 2019 in Kosice, Slovakia. (Photo by JOE KLAMAR / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP via Getty Images) /
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Vladislav Namestnikov is a longshot to make the Russian Olympic team.  A great start to the NHL season, and Namestnikov will likely be considered to play in a bottom six forward role.

Namestnikov has represented Russia in three World Championships.

In 2008-09, Namestnikov played in the WHC-17 and scored eight goals and 10 points in five games.

The next year, Namestnikov played in the WJC-18 scoring five goals and seven points in seven games.

In 2016-17, Namestnikov played for Russia in the World Cup and the World Championships.  The Russian team won the Bronze Medal at the World Championships and Namestnikov scored six points in 10 games.