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Western Pacific Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
28-14-5 61
29-17-3 61
27-17-6 60
27-18-4 58
23-16-9 55
19-26-3 41
14-25-10 38
14-29-5 33

2022 Stats

STATS A
Assists
P
Points
+/-
Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
TOI/G
Time On Ice Per Game
PM
Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 7 8 -2 19:51 6

Top Christopher Tanev News

  • Flames' Chris Tanev: Will miss next two games

    Tanev (undisclosed) won't play Thursday versus Chicago or Friday against the Kraken, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.

    Tanev will set his sights on returning to action Feb. 6 against the Rangers. With Tanev on the shelf, look for Connor Mackey to enter the lineup Thursday against the Blackhawks.

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  • Flames' Chris Tanev: Exits early

    Tanev (undisclosed) did not finish Monday's game versus the Blue Jackets.

    Tanev was hit in the first period and appeared to have some issue with his shoulder or arm, though the Flames didn't confirm if that was what caused him to leave the game. If he can't play Thursday versus the Blackhawks, Nikita Zadorov would see an increased role and Connor Mackey would likely enter the lineup.

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  • Flames' Chris Tanev: First goal a game-winner

    Tanev scored the game-winning goal and added a power-play assist in Saturday's 6-5 victory over the Stars.

    The veteran blueliner potted his first goal of the season late in the second period, giving Calgary what seemed to be nothing more than an insurance tally in a 6-1 rout, but Dallas stormed back with four goals over the final 21 minutes of play to make things close. The helper was also Tanev's first power-play point of the season, and through 36 games the stay-at-home defender has just seven points, albeit with 74 blocked shots and a plus-3 rating.

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  • Flames' Chris Tanev: Collects helper in win

    Tanev notched an assist and went plus-2 in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Canucks.

    Tanev kept a puck in at the blue line and set up MacKenzie Weegar's first tally as a Flame in the second period. The assist was Tanev's first point in six games since returning from an upper-body injury that cost him three contests. The 33-year-old defenseman is up to six helpers, 28 shots on net, 68 blocked shots and a minus-3 rating through 30 appearances. Saturday was just the second time all season he failed to block a shot.

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  • Flames' Chris Tanev: Activated from IR

    Tanev (head) was activated from injured reserve Tuesday, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.

    This paves the way for Tanev to return to the lineup Tuesday against San Jose following a three-game absence. The 33-year-old defender has five assists, 22 shots on goal, 55 blocks and 20 hits in 24 games this season.

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  • Flames' Chris Tanev: Surfaces on IR

    Tanev (head) was placed on injured reserve Sunday, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.

    Tanev will miss his third straight game Sunday against San Jose after taking a puck to the head Monday versus Montreal. It is unclear at this time if he will ready to return for Tuesday's rematch versus the Sharks.

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  • Flames' Chris Tanev: Unavailable Friday

    Tanev (head) will not play Friday against St. Louis, per the NHL's media site.

    Tanev will miss a second straight game after taking a puck to the head Monday against the Canadiens. The veteran blueliner is reportedly making progress and should be considered day-to-day ahead of Sunday's game in San Jose.

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  • Flames' Chris Tanev: Progressing well

    According to Canucks beat writer Irfaan Gaffar, all of Tanev's (head) "scans are good" and he's progressing well in his recovery.

    Tanev exited Monday's loss to Montreal after taking a puck to the head in the second period, but it appears as though he's avoided a major injury. The 32-year-old defender won't be available Wednesday versus Vancouver, but he hopes to return to the ice with his teammates soon. For now, Tanev can be considered day-to-day.

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  • Flames' Chris Tanev: Cleared to travel

    Tanev (undisclosed) left Monday's game against Montreal after blocking a shot. He was cleared to travel back to Calgary with the team.

    Tanev appeared to take a shot off the head in the second period and stayed down on the ice before being attended to by the training staff. The 32-year-old will be reevaluated Tuesday and his status for Wednesday against the Canucks is uncertain.

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  • Flames' Chris Tanev: Contributes assist in win

    Tanev notched an assist, two shots on goal and two hits in Monday's 3-2 win over the Coyotes.

    This was Tanev's second assist in as many games and his fourth helper in the last eight. The 32-year-old has five assists, 47 blocked shots, 19 hits, 19 shots on net and a plus-2 rating through 20 contests. Point production is often limited for the veteran defenseman, but he can be a boost in deep formats that reward blocks.

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  • Flames' Chris Tanev: Deals helper in Saturday's win

    Tanev registered an assist and went plus-2 in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Capitals.

    Tanev didn't appear set to be rewarded for a steady showing Saturday, but he ended up getting the secondary assist on Elias Lindholm's empty-net tally. The helper snapped a four-game point drought for Tanev, who now sits at four assists, 17 shots on net, 46 blocked shots and a plus-2 rating through 19 outings this season. He'll continue to see top-four minutes on the Flames' blue line.

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  • Flames' Chris Tanev: Hands out assist Wednesday

    Tanev logged an assist, four hits, four blocked shots and two shots on goal in Wednesday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Penguins.

    Tanev has helpers in consecutive contests for the first time this year after setting up a Dillon Dube goal. It wasn't an easy game for Tanev, who twice looked to take the brunt of an impact on a blocked shot, though there was no word after the game that he was injured. The 32-year-old defenseman is a tough one, and he now has three assists, 15 shots on net, 15 hits and 38 blocked shots through 14 outings this season.

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  • Flames' Chris Tanev: Adds helper in win

    Tanev notched an assist and blocked four shots in Monday's 5-2 win over the Flyers.

    Tanev set up Trevor Lewis for an empty-net tally in the third period. The assist was Tanev's first point in five games since returning from an upper-body injury that kept him out of action for five contests. Offense remains a secondary concern for the 32-year-old -- he has two assists, 34 blocked shots, 13 shots on net, 11 hits and a minus-2 rating through 13 appearances while playing in a defensive role.

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  • Flames' Chris Tanev: Returns to lineup

    Tanev executed two blocks during Saturday's 3-2 victory over the Jets.

    Tanev, who had been sidelined with an upper body injury, dressed for the first time in five games Saturday. The 32-year-old defenseman received 17:32 of ice time in his return. In nine appearances, Tanev has compiled one assist and a minus-2 rating.

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  • Flames' Chris Tanev: Slated to play Saturday

    Tanev (upper body) will make his return Saturday versus Winnipeg, according to Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan.

    Tanev is playing for the first time since Nov. 1. He has an assist in eight games this season. Tanev's projected to skate on the third pairing with Connor Mackey.

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  • Flames' Chris Tanev: Missing out Thursday

    Tanev (upper body) is not expected to play Thursday versus the Bruins, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.

    This will be Tanev's fifth game in a row out of the lineup. The 32-year-old defenseman's absence will again be covered by Nick DeSimone and Dennis Gilbert, while Nikita Zadorov figures to pick up most of Tanev's minutes on the second pairing. It's unclear if Tanev will be ready to return Saturday versus the Jets, but his presence on the Flames' current road trip suggests he shouldn't have too much time left on his recovery.

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  • Flames' Chris Tanev: Not playing Tuesday

    Tanev (upper body) remains out Tuesday versus the Devils, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.

    Tanev remains injured and is not in the conversation as the Flames potentially go to seven defensemen for Tuesday's contest. The 32-year-old is still considered day-to-day for now, but there has been little information regarding his timeline to return. The Flames' next game is Thursday in Boston.

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  • Flames' Chris Tanev: Unavailable Monday

    Tanev (upper body) will not play Monday against the Islanders, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.

    While the details of Tanev's injury are still mostly unknown, Gilbertson notes that it's not related to the surgery he had on his shoulder this offseason. The veteran blueliner will miss his third consecutive contest Monday and his status for Tuesday's tilt in New Jersey is unclear.

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  • Flames' Chris Tanev: Remains out

    Tanev (upper body) isn't in Saturday's projected lineup versus the Devils, per Derek Wills of Sportsnet 960 The Fan.

    Tanev's upper-body injury resulted in the rugged two-way defenseman missing Thursday's clash with the Predators, with the Flames ultimately losing, 4-1, in that one. Rookie Connor Mackey should see extended rink run in Tanev's absence.

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  • Flames' Chris Tanev: May not play Thursday

    Tanev (undisclosed) is questionable to play Thursday against Nashville, according to Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan.

    Tanev has not practiced since Tuesday's 5-4 loss to Seattle. He picked up his first point in eight games this season Tuesday and will be a game-time decision.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 197 lbs
Birthplace: Toronto, ON
Age: 33
Experience: 12
Shoots: Right