|Born:||December 20, 1989||Draft:||2010 Canucks, Undrafted|
|Hometown:||East York, ON, CAN||Position:||D|
|National Team:||Canada||Current Team:||Calgary Flames|
Christopher Tanev (born December 20, 1989) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman for the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League (NHL). He previously played for the Vancouver Canucks.
Unselected in the NHL Entry Draft, he was signed by the Canucks as a free agent after his freshman year with the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers. In his only college season, he was named Atlantic Hockey’s Rookie of the Year, in addition to receiving All-Tournament and Third All-Star Team honours, while helping the Tigers to a conference championship. Prior to college, he played three seasons in the Ontario Provincial Junior Hockey League.
Chris Tanev Statistics
- Flames’ Tanev Proving to Be a Steady Presence on Back End
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- Canucks 12 Days of Hockeymas: Successful History With Undrafted Players
- NCAA (AHA) All-Rookie Team — 2009-10
- NCAA (AHA) Champion — 2009-10
- NCAA (AHA) Regular Season Champion — 2009-10
- NCAA (AHA) Rookie of the Year — 2009-10
- NCAA (AHA) Third All-Conference Team — 2009-10
- World Championship Gold Medal — 2015-16
- Alternate Captain (Canucks) — 2016-2020