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Chris Tanev | Defenseman | #8

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (27) / 12/20/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 195
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Chris Tanev (upper body) will play Tuesday night.
He exited Saturday's game versus Calgary with an upper-body injury, but he is ready to play against Nashville. Jan 10 - 6:44 PM

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Chris Tanev (upper body) won't play Saturday against the Flames.

He's still considered day-to-day. The next chance he'll get to play will be Tuesday in Nashville.
Jan 7 - 1:26 PM

Chris Tanev exited Friday's game against Calgary with an upper-body injury.

He logged just 4:04 of ice time before leaving in the first period. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Jan 7 - 10:35 AM

Chris Tanev (foot) is ready to rejoin the Canucks.

Tanev has been out since Nov. 2. He has an assist in seven games this season.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 03:07:00 PM

Chris Tanev (foot) isn't expected to return during Vancouver's road trip.

The Canucks don't play at home again until Dec. 16 against Tampa Bay. Tanev has already missed the last 16 games and he has been limited to seven appearances this season.
Wed, Dec 7, 2016 02:19:00 PM

Chris Tanev (foot) hasn't resumed skating yet.

Tanev hasn't played since November 2nd. He's expected to miss at least another week and a half.
Tue, Nov 15, 2016 11:25:00 AM

Chris Tanev's lower-body injury is something more significant than day-to-day.

That's vague, but it's what we have to work with right now. Tanev has an assist in seven games this season.
Fri, Nov 4, 2016 02:30:00 PM

Chris Tanev (lower body) won't play Thursday.

He logged 20:47 of ice time in his return to the lineup on Wednesday against Montreal. It's unclear if he's simply being rested or if he aggravated his lower-body ailment, but it sounds like the latter.
Thu, Nov 3, 2016 05:46:00 PM

Chris Tanev (lower body) will be a game-time decision Wednesday.

He has sat out the last three games because of a lower-body injury and coach Willie Desjardins is hoping to have him back against Montreal. The Canucks sent defensemen Troy Stecher and Tom Nilsson to the minors earlier, so Tanev appears to be likely to play.
Wed, Nov 2, 2016 06:15:00 PM

Chris Tanev (lower body) was seen in a walking boot on Wednesday.

That's obviously not encouraging, but the Canucks described it as precautionary rather than a sign that his injury is significant. With that in mind, he remains day-to-day.
Wed, Oct 26, 2016 04:44:00 PM

Chris Tanev is dealing with a lower-body injury.

Tanev is questionable for Tuesday's contest as a result. He has an assist in six games this season.
Tue, Oct 25, 2016 09:43:00 AM

Chris Tanev (undisclosed) returned to Vancouver's lineup on Thursday.

He finished with a plus-1 rating in 22:18 of ice time against San Jose. Tanev missed six straight games with an undisclosed ailment.
Fri, Apr 1, 2016 03:10:00 AM

Chris Tanev returned to practice (undisclosed injury) on Sunday afternoon, but he won't play against Chicago.

Tanev has missed the last four games, and seven of the previous 10 due to his ailment. The young defender has put forth another quality season, posting 17 points and 160 blocks in 63 games. It's unclear if, or when, he'll return this season but it may behoove both parties to not risk further injury.
Sun, Mar 27, 2016 02:39:00 PM

Chris Tanev will be scratched against the Blues on Saturday night.

He's considered day-to-day with an undisclosed ailment. Through 63 games this season Tanev has posted 17 points and 160 blocks.
Sat, Mar 19, 2016 09:58:00 PM

Chris Tanev (upper body) returned to action on Monday March 14.

Tanev was absent from three consecutive games. He had an assist and logged 22:34 minutes of ice time in his return.
Tue, Mar 15, 2016 01:58:00 AM

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D1Alexander Edler
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