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Tony Tanti

Born:September 7, 1963Draft:1981 Blackhawks 12th Overall
Hometown:Toronto, OntarioPosition:Left Wing
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Retired

Anthony Tanti (born September 7, 1963) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He was a left winger and played the majority of his career in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Vancouver Canucks. Originally selected 12th overall by the Chicago Black Hawks in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft, he was traded to the Canucks in January 1983. Tanti achieved the 40-goal mark on three occasions during his seven-year tenure with Vancouver.

Tony Tanti Vancouver Canucks
Tony Tanti, Vancouver Canucks, Nov. 8, 1986 (Photo by Graig Abel Collection/Getty Images)

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  • NHL All-Star Game (1984, 1986)
  • IIHF World Championships Silver Medal (1985)
  • IIHF World Championships Bronze Medal (1986)
  • No. 22 Jersey Retired by Oshawa Generals
  • OHL Record: Goals In a Rookie Season (81 in 1980-1981)
  • Vancouver Canucks Record: Most Career Hat Tricks (10, tied with Markus Naslund)