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Christopher Tanev
Christopher Tanev
Defenceman  - VAN
Number: 8
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 185
Shoots: Right
Born: 20 Dec 1989  (Age 24)
Birthplace: Toronto, ON, Canada
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Acquired: On May 31, 2010, Tanev signed as an undrafted free agent with the Vancouver Canucks.
PERSONAL
Tanev was born in East York, Ontario, Canada to Sophie Meredith and Mike Tanev. He has two brothers, Brandon and Kyle.   After graduating from high school at the East York Collegiate Institute, he enrolled in the Rochester Institute of Technology as a finance major while playing college hockey.  Enjoys playing golf, names the Buffalo Bills as his favorite NFL team, and Steve Yzerman as his favorite hockey player growing up.  Lists his first game of the Stanley Cup Final as his favorite memorable hockey moment.

NHL FIRSTS
First Game: Jan. 18/11 vs. COL
First Goal:
First Assist: Jan. 24/11 vs. DAL

PHOTO GALLERY
Frozen Moments 2011-12: Chris Tanev

FEATURES
A Day With Tanev
A Late Grower, Not A Late Bloomer

VIDEO
Tanev on Yoga
On Eating Healthy
Tanev's Hometown Tour
On-Ice with the GoPro
Plays of the Week - Tanev Jumps Up