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13 Brandon Tanev LW

Pittsburgh Penguins

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February 26, 2021 02:12 AM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Pockets SHG in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev scored a short-handed goal on three shots in a 5-2 loss to Washington on Thursday. He also led the team with five hits and four blocks.

Tanev got the Penguins on the board 4:22 into the third period, carrying the puck deep into the Washington zone and outwaiting netminder Vitek Vanecek for his fifth goal of the year. The 29-year-old has seven points through 18 games in his bottom-six role.

February 14, 2021 06:52 PM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Provides go-ahead tally
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev scored a goal on two shots and levied three hits Sunday in a 6-3 win over Washington.

Tanev cleaned up a Cody Ceci rebound in front of the Washington net to give the Penguins a 2-1 lead 11:01 into the first period. It was the fourth goal of the season for the third-line winger, who has chipped in with a point in three of his last five games.

January 30, 2021 11:32 PM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Bulges twine in road win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev scored a goal on two shots to go with a team-leading four hits Saturday in a 5-4 overtime win over the Rangers.

Tanev ended a six-game point drought with his first-period goal, deflecting a Teddy Blueger shot in the slot to give the Penguins a 2-1 lead. Tanev had collected two goals and an assist over Pittsburgh's first two games of the season before enduring the dry spell he carried into Saturday night. The 29-year-old had 11 goals and 25 points in 68 games in 2019-20.

January 13, 2021 09:52 PM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Two-point effort in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev scored a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the Flyers.

The Pens' third line of Tanev, Mark Jankowski and Jared McCann ended up being their most consistent source of offense on the night, combining for two goals and five points. Tanev has delivered double-digit goals and 25-plus points in back-to-back seasons, and while his Opening Night performance was a great start to this campaign, the 29-year-old isn't likely to improve significantly on that output given his current assignment.

August 6, 2020 12:12 AM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Produces assist Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev managed an assist, four hits and three blocked shots in Wednesday's 4-3 loss to the Canadiens in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers.

Tanev rushed into the zone around Canadiens defenseman Victor Mete, then set up a shot for Zach Aston-Reese. Teddy Blueger converted on the rebound to give the Penguins a 3-1 lead. While not an elite scorer -- Tanev had 25 points in 68 games in the regular season -- the speedy winger put 244 hits and 95 shots. In formats that reward physicality, Tanev is a solid depth option.

March 5, 2020 06:40 PM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Good to go
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev (illness) will be in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Sabres.

Tanev missed Tuesday's matchup with Ottawa due to an illness, but he's evidently feeling well enough to gut it out Thursday. The 28-year-old winger will skate with Evan Rodrigues and Teddy Blueger on Pittsburgh's fourth line against Buffalo.

March 5, 2020 11:56 AM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Officially labeled game-time call
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev (illness) will officially be a game-time decision versus Buffalo on Thursday, Michelle Crechiolo of Pens Inside Scoop reports.

The fact that Tanev made the trip to the Queen City should be an indication he is close to suiting up after missing Tuesday's matchup with Ottawa. If Tanev is in the lineup, it figures to be a bottom-six role, likely on the fourth line. Sam Lafferty will be on standby if either Tanev or Nick Bjugstad (abdomen) can't give it a go.

March 4, 2020 01:40 PM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Traveling with team
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev (illness) will be with the Penguins for the club's trip to Buffalo on Thursday, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

While Tanev was held out of Wednesday's practice session, the fact that he will make the trip to Buffalo bodes well for him being back in the lineup. Sam Lafferty figures to be the odd man out with Tanev healthy.

March 3, 2020 05:24 PM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Will miss Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev will sit out Tuesday's game versus the Senators due to illness, Wes Crosby of reports.

Tanev's absence shouldn't make waves in many fantasy leagues, but he does provide some scoring (25 points in 64 games) in addition to the enforcer mentality (234 hits). He'll aim to rejoin the lineup Thursday against the Sabres.

February 27, 2020 09:24 AM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Pointless streak drags on
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev failed to register a point in Wednesday's clash with Los Angeles, bringing his pointless streak to five games.

It's been even longer since Tanev tickled the twine, dating back to Feb. 2 versus Washington (a stretch of 10 games). The winger currently finds himself slotted into a third-line role with Patrick Marleau, though line combinations figure to remain fluid as coach Mike Sullivan tries to fit Pittsburgh's three deadline additions into the lineup.

February 2, 2020 03:40 PM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Pots game-winner late
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev scored the game-winning goal and had three shots with two hits in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Capitals.

Tanev scored with 2:33 remaining in regulation to put the Penguins up 4-2, benefiting from a fortunate bounce when his shot from the slot deflected off the stick of a Washington defender and went up and over Capitals goalie Ilya Samsonov. Tanev hadn't scored in his previous six games and had failed to generate more than one shot in all but one of those games. The third-line winger has 11 goals and 23 points in 52 games in his first year as a Penguin.

January 20, 2020 11:00 AM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Grabs helper in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev picked up an assist in Sunday's 4-3 win over Boston.

Tanev's helper on Jack Johnson's shorthanded goal helped even up the game on Pittsburgh's way to a comeback victory. The winger remains in a four-game goalless streak but is seeing plenty of ice time (14:57 per game) over that stretch. Even with the return of Sidney Crosby, coach Mike Sullivan continues to give his fourth line plenty of minutes.

January 13, 2020 08:48 AM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Sends game into OT
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev scored a goal on his only shot of the game and added a pair of hits in a 4-3 shootout win over Arizona on Sunday.

Tanev knotted the game at 3-3 when he buried a rebound chance with three minutes remaining in regulation. It was his 10th goal of the season and his third in the last five games. The 28-year-old now has 21 points in 45 games after collecting 29 in 80 last season with Winnipeg.

January 8, 2020 01:52 AM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Lights lamp Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev potted a goal on two shots, dished five hits and blocked two shots in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Golden Knights.

Tanev's third-period goal wound up being the game-winner. He reached the 20-point threshold with the goal -- the 28-year-old has nine tallies and 11 assists through 43 games this year. He's added 166 hits (fourth in the league) and 65 shots on goal. The high-end physicality is enough to warrant a look in deeper formats, and it helps that Tanev's on pace for a career year.

January 6, 2020 09:48 AM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Scores game-winner
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev scored the overtime, game-winning goal in Saturday's victory over Montreal.

Tanev broke a five-game goalless streak with hsi tally and helped Pittsburgh earn the additional point versus the Habs. In 42 appearances this year, the winger has notched eight goals, 11 helpers and 63 shots. Slotted into a third-line role right now, the 27-year-old could be a sneaky value play and should continue to provide Pittsburgh with depth scoring moving forward.

December 15, 2019 10:48 AM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Dishes out eight hits
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev led the team with eight hits against the Kings on Saturday.

Tanev has handed out 32 hits in his last six contests but is also chipping in offensively with three points over that stretch. The winger is currently slotted into a third-line role, alongside Teddy Blueger and Alex Galchenyuk. If he continues to perform well, the Toronto native could step into a top-six role.

November 20, 2019 01:12 AM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Lights lamp twice in OT loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev scored two goals in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Islanders.

He found the back of the net with his only two shots of the evening while adding four hits and two blocked shots to his ledger. Tanev has posted back-to-back two-point performances, but on the year the 27-year-old has just five goals and 11 points in 21 games.

October 23, 2019 11:48 PM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Collects second goal
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev scored a goal on his only shot in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Lightning.

Tanev got the Penguins on the board five minutes into the second period with a terrific individual effort, tallying his second goal of the season. The first-year Penguin has five points in his first 11 games with Pittsburgh, a pretty solid pace for a player who scored a career-high 29 points in 80 games last season with the Jets.

October 13, 2019 02:28 AM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Assist in 200th game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev registered an assist and two hits in Saturday's 7-4 win over the Wild.

Tanev, skating in his 200th career game, had the secondary assist on Kris Letang's second-period tally. The 27-year-old winger had a career-high 29 points in 80 games with the Jets last year, and he's started with two helpers through five appearances with his new team. Tanev has also posted 23 hits and 10 blocked shots -- he finished 2018-19 with 278 hits, ranking third in the league.

September 14, 2019 06:12 PM
Penguins' Brandon Tanev: Opens camp on Malkin's line
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tanev is skating on the second line with Evgeni Malkin and Alex Galchenyuk to open camp, Dave Molinari of DK Pittsburgh Sports reports.

This could just be the Penguins trying to save face after signing Tanev to a six-year, $21-million contract that was largely derided as a substantial overpayment, but perhaps they truly see something in Tanev that the rest of the league doesn't. Either way, an extended stint by Malkin's side would do wonders for Tanev's production, as he would have a great chance to finally crack the 30-point mark for the first time.

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02/28@ NYIL 0-2000017:50
02/27@ NYIW 4-3 (OT)000-114:22
02/25@ WASL 2-5101016:06
02/23@ WASW 3-2 (OT)000013:28
02/20vs NYIW 3-2000+116:53
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