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8 Christopher Tanev D

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October 10, 2020 06:56 AM
Flames' Chris Tanev: Latches on with Flames
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev signed a four-year, $18 million contract with the Flames on Friday, Rick Dhaliwal of TSN 1040 Vancouver reports.

It's the second time a former Canuck has landed with the Flames on Friday, as Tanev follows goalie Jacob Markstrom to Alberta. Tanev tied his career high of 20 points and played in 69 regular-season games last year. He added 159 blocked shots, the third-highest total of his 10-year career. The 30-year-old defenseman will likely fill the void left by Travis Hamonic on the Flames' second pairing, which would put him in position to skate with either Noah Hanifin or Mark Giordano. Tanev isn't likely to make much of a fantasy impact with his new team, as he is typically a defensive-minded player.

September 4, 2020 01:00 AM
Canucks' Chris Tanev: Registers assist
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev posted an assist, five blocked shots and a plus-3 rating in Thursday's 4-0 win over the Golden Knights in Game 6.

Tanev was his usual reliable self defensively, and he added the secondary helper on Quinn Hughes' third-period tally. The assist ended a nine-game point drought for Tanev. He's produced a goal and six helpers with 46 blocked shots and a plus-1 rating in 16 contests.

August 14, 2020 10:16 PM
Canucks' Chris Tanev: Picks up shorthanded helper
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev posted a shorthanded assist, five blocked shots and three shots on goal in Friday's 4-3 overtime win over the Blues in Game 2.

Tanev set up the first of Bo Horvat's two goals Friday. The playoffs have been kind to Tanev, who has a goal and five helpers during a four-game point streak. The Toronto native is seeing more ice time in the postseason -- he averaged 19:32 in the regular season but hasn't skated less than 20 minutes in any of his six outings in the playoffs.

August 13, 2020 04:32 AM
Canucks' Chris Tanev: Nabs power-play assist
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev picked up a power-play helper in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Blues in Game 1 of their first-round series.

Tanev had the secondary helper on J.T. Miller's goal in the final minute of the third period. The 30-year-old Tanev is on a rare hot streak with a goal and four assists in his last three games. The blueliner had 20 points in 69 regular-season contests to match his career high from 2014-15. Only one of his 20 points came on the power play this season.

August 8, 2020 02:04 AM
Canucks' Chris Tanev: Overtime hero Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev scored the game-winning goal and added two assists in Friday's 5-4 overtime win over the Wild in Game 4.

Tanev helped out on equalizers from Tanner Pearson and Bo Horvat during the contest as the Canucks were either trailing or tied with the Wild for most of regulation. Then, 11 seconds into overtime, Tanev ripped a low point shot stick-side past goalie Alex Stalock to clinch the 3-1 series win. The three-point outburst gave the veteran defenseman four points in the series. He added eight blocked shots, six shots on net and a plus-2 rating.

April 29, 2020 07:28 PM
Canucks' Chris Tanev: Cleared to play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev (lower body) has been given the green light to resume playing, according to general manager Jim Benning.

Prior to the league going on hiatus, Tanev managed to reach the 20-point mark this season for the first time since 2014-15. The Toronto native figures to remain in a bottom-six role heading into the 2020-21 campaign.

March 11, 2020 07:00 PM
Canucks' Chris Tanev: Dealing with week-to-week injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev's lower-body injury is considered week-to-week.

Tanev suffered an injury in Tuesday's contest against the Islanders and is now expected to miss at least a week. The 30-year-old blueliner has two goals and tied his career high with 20 points so far this season. Prior to the injury, Tanev had appeared in all 69 of Vancouver's contests.

March 11, 2020 11:32 PM
Canucks' Chris Tanev: Sustains injury Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev (undisclosed) will not return to Tuesday's game against the Islanders.

Tanev skated 16:16 with a hit, a blocked shot and a shot on goal before he exited Tuesday's contest. If the 30-year-old isn't ready to go for Thursday's game against the Coyotes, expect Jordie Benn to enter the lineup, while Troy Stecher would be in line for a larger role.

February 28, 2020 05:04 PM
Canucks' Chris Tanev: Drops the gloves
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev was involved in his first NHL fight during Thursday's loss to Ottawa.

It wasn't an easy game for Tanev, who also took a puck up high that drew blood. Tanev hasn't recorded a point in 10 straight contests since going on a four-game point streak. The fight however gave him five PIM, getting his name on the scoresheet in another manner.

February 2, 2020 06:44 PM
Canucks' Chris Tanev: Becoming assist machine
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev provided an assist and two blocked shots in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Hurricanes.

Tanev has five helpers over his last four games. The 30-year-old defenseman has 19 points, 120 blocks and 30 PIM in 53 games this year. Unfortunately, he has just 34 shots on goal -- Tanev isn't doing much to create his own offense, so this recent surge is likely to fizzle out in the near future.

January 30, 2020 04:00 AM
Canucks' Chris Tanev: Dishes helper Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev picked up an assist, three blocked shots, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.

Tanev contributed in a number of ways in Wednesday's win. The defenseman is up to 17 points, 115 blocks and a plus-6 rating in 51 appearances this season. The 30-year-old is one pace to easily beat his career-high 20 points from 2014-15, achieved in 70 contests that year.

January 28, 2020 12:48 AM
Canucks' Chris Tanev: Sets up pair in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev delivered two assists in Monday's 3-1 win over the Blues.

Tanev set up J.T. Miller in the second period and added the secondary helper on Bo Horvat's last-second empty-net goal in the third. The two-helper outing double Tanev's January production to four assists in 10 games. He's at 16 points, 112 blocked shots and a plus-4 rating through 50 games, which puts him on pace for the most productive season of his career.

January 14, 2020 08:40 PM
Canucks' Chris Tanev: Earns assist in victory
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev registered an assist in Sunday's win against the Wild.

He picked up the helper on Bo Horvat's empty-net goal. Tanev has points in back-to-back appearances, bringing him up to 14 points on the campaign. That sees him eclipse last year's total of 12 points, and it's the highest total he's produced since the 2015-16 season (18 points). His main contribution are his 102 blocks, so anyone depending on Tanev should be pleasantly surprised by the offense he's brought to the table.

December 24, 2019 01:12 AM
Canucks' Chris Tanev: On modest three-game point streak
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev posted an assist and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 4-2 win over the Oilers.

Tanev is on a three-game point streak and has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last six outings. He's got 12 points in 38 games this year, matching his output from 55 appearances in 2018-19. Tanev's never had more than 20 points in a single season, but the defensive specialist appears poised to challenge that mark this year. He's added 88 blocked shots and 12 PIM.

December 22, 2019 01:36 AM
Canucks' Chris Tanev: Continues to simmer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev recorded a power-play assist and four blocked shots in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Penguins.

Tanev has a goal and three assists in his last five games. The helper was his first power-play point since 2015-16 -- the defenseman is virtually never used in that situation at this point in his career. Tanev now has 11 points, 87 blocks and 27 shots on goal through 37 contests. Fantasy owners in deeper formats may want to take a look at the 30-year-old while he's running hot, although he may hold more appeal in DFS.

December 20, 2019 02:08 AM
Canucks' Chris Tanev: Unlikely hero in OT
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev scored the game-winning goal in Thursday's 5-4 overtime win over the Golden Knights.

Tanev converted his second goal of the year 1:30 into overtime to secure the win in a back-and-forth game. The defenseman had three shots on goal and three blocked shots in the contest. Tanev has 10 points, 83 blocks and 26 shots through 36 games this season.

December 15, 2019 01:28 AM
Canucks' Chris Tanev: Pockets helper Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev had an assist and two shots on goal in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Sharks.

Tanev dished to Adam Gaudette, who set up Jake Virtanen for the Canucks' first goal of the game. Tanev has played a mostly defensive role on the Canucks' second pairing, with just eight points and 77 blocked shots through 33 contests. He's not likely to be of interest to most fantasy owners.

December 4, 2019 01:16 AM
Canucks' Chris Tanev: Dishes pair of assists
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev had two helpers, two hits and two PIM in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Senators.

Both of Tanev's assists came in the first period, on goals by Tanner Pearson and Zack MacEwen. The 29-year-old defenseman has seven points and 73 blocked shots through 29 games this season. He's earned three assists in his last four outings, but he's never earned more than 20 points in season -- a scoring binge doesn't seem all that likely.

November 29, 2019 11:00 AM
Canucks' Chris Tanev: Snaps point drought
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev picked up an assist in Wednesday's 8-6 loss to the Penguins.

Tanev ended a 17-game point drought by picking up an assist on his team's third goal of the night. Prior to the drought, the defensive blueliner had four points in a six-game span. However, if you have him on your roster, chances are you're relying on his blocks. He blocked three shots during the contest, and is up to 68 on the campaign -- good for third in the NHL.

November 9, 2019 04:16 PM
Canucks' Chris Tanev: Puts body on line
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev (upper body) blocked four shots in Friday's 4-1 loss to the Jets.

Tanev briefly had to leave the game after ending up on the receiving end of a Patrik Laine shot in the second period. However, he was able to finish the contest just one day after exiting early against the Blackhawks due to injury. Tanev has four points and 49 blocks in 17 games this year. His usage is mostly defensive in nature, which allows Quinn Hughes to range forward on offense.

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