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Chris Tanev | Defenseman | #8

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (28) / 12/20/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 195
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Chris Tanev (knee) will be out for the rest of the season.
Tanev suffered a sprained knee last Friday against St. Louis. His 2017-18 campaign ends with 11 points, 70 blocks and a plus-7 rating in 42 appearances. Mar 27 - 3:05 PM

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Chris Tanev (knee) won't play Sunday night.

Tanev is dealing with a knee injury and coach Travis Green isn't sure when the defenseman will be available to return. He played in just four games during his latest return from injury. Tanev has been limited to 42 games this season.
Mar 25 - 5:48 PM

Chris Tanev appears to have picked up injuries to both of his legs in last night's loss to the St. Louis Blues.

Tanev appeared in the dressing room post-game with big icepacks strapped to both of his legs and reportedly had a hard time walking. With the Canucks calling-up Ashton Sautner on an emergency basis today, we don't expect to see Tanev in the lineup tomorrow against the Dallas Stars.
Mar 24 - 3:40 PM

Chris Tanev has confirmed he'll play tonight against the San Jose Sharks.

Tanev has missed 17 games due to a leg injury and we'll be looking to break a goalless drought that spans all the way to Oct. 12. He's a solid top-four defenseman that should be left on the waiver wire.
Mar 17 - 1:55 PM

Chris Tanev (leg) is expected to be back in the lineup tonight.

Tanev has missed the last seventeen games due to his leg injury. He has two goals and 11 points in 38 games this season but hasn't scored since October 12 against the Winnipeg Jets. Consider his status as a game-time decision for now.
Mar 17 - 1:05 PM

Chris Tanev (leg) is very close to returning.

Tanev is at the point when he should be considered day-to-day after missing a little over a month. He has two goals and 11 points in 38 contests this season.
Mar 16 - 6:30 PM

Chris Tanev (leg) will not play Wednesday night.

Tanev has been out of the lineup since Feb. 8 because of a leg issue. He has been limited to 38 games this year and he has produced 11 points.
Mar 14 - 3:22 PM

Chris Tanev is a "possibility" for Wednesday night, according to coach Travis Green.

Tanev has already been ruled out for games on Sunday against Arizona and Monday versus Los Angeles. He has been sidelined since Feb. 8 due to a leg injury.
Mar 11 - 6:57 PM

Chris Tanev (leg) is expected to miss around two more weeks.

Tanev last played on Feb. 8. He has two goals and 11 points in 38 contests this season.
Feb 28 - 3:09 PM

GM Jim Benning is not looking to trade Chris Tanev.

Benning thinks that Tanev is a part of the Canucks future. "I’m not looking to trade Chris," stressed Benning. "General managers call and I wouldn’t be doing my job if I didn’t listen, but he’s an important guy who will help our young guys develop." Tanev could be back this week from his leg injury. He has two goals and 11 points in 38 games.
Feb 19 - 8:50 AM

Chris Tanev (leg) is believed to be a week away from being available to play again.

Tanev sat out Friday's game against Carolina after he was injured on Thursday against Tampa Bay.
Feb 11 - 2:11 PM

Chris Tanev (leg) won't play in Friday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Tanev played just 14 minutes in last night's game against the Lightning, and now we know why. He's considered day-to-day at this point. Tanev has two goals and 11 points in 38 games this season. The Canucks will also be without Brock Boeser (hand) on Friday night.
Feb 9 - 7:08 PM

Chris Tanev finished with three assists, a plus-2 rating, a blocked shot and a minor penalty in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime win against the Avalanche.

Tanev's performance was certainly a shock, as he entered with just two goals, six assists and a plus-6 rating over his first 33 outings. He has chipped in with 48 blocked shots over 34 contests to make him useful in deeper fantasy pools, but avoid him everywhere else despite the big performance.
Jan 31 - 2:32 AM

Chris Tanev (mouth) will return to the Canucks' lineup on Friday.

Tanev missed two straight games after being struck in the mouth by the puck. He has two goals and six points in 27 contests in 2017-18.
Jan 12 - 12:28 PM

Chris Tanev (mouth) won't be back in the lineup on Tuesday.

Tanev might be available to return on Friday versus Columbus. He was hit in the mouth by a puck on Saturday against Toronto.
Jan 9 - 1:08 PM

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