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July 5,2014(ISN) – Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Canucks General Manager, Jim Benning announced today that the club has re-signed Chris Tanev to a one-year contract.

Tanev, 24, collected a career high 17 points (6-11-17) and 8 penalty minutes in 64 games with the Canucks in 2013.14. He also tied for first on the Canucks in blocked shots (136). The 6’2”, 194-pound defenceman has accumulated 27 points (8-19-27) and 20 penalty minutes in 156 career NHL games.

The Toronto, Ontario native has played 10 career playoff games over the course of two postseason appearances, including three Stanley Cup Final games against Boston in 2011. Prior to his NHL career, Tanev led the R.I.T. Tigers of the Atlantic Hockey Association (AHA) to their first appearance in the NCAA Tournament and the Frozen Four Semi-Final.Tanev was signed by Vancouver as a free agent on May 31, 2010.

CHRIS TANEV’S CAREER STATISTICS

                                         — Regular Season —  —- Playoffs —-

Season   Team                        Lge    GP    G    A  Pts  PIM  GP   G   A Pts PIM

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2006-07  Durham Fury                 OPJHL  40    0    9    9    8

2007-08  Durham Fury                 OPJHL  19    1    6    7   12

2007-08  Stouffville Spirit          OPJHL   4    0    0    0    0

2007-08  Markham Waxers              OPJHL  26    1    9   10   12

2008-09  Markham Waxers              OJHL   50    4   37   41   33

2009-10  R.I.T.                      AHA    41   10   18   28    4

2010-11  Manitoba Moose              AHL    39    1    8    9   16  14   1   2   3   4

2010-11  Vancouver Canucks           NHL    29    0    1    1    0   5   0   0   0   0

2011-12  Vancouver Canucks           NHL    25    0    2    2    2   5   0   0   0   0

2011-12  Chicago Wolves              AHL    34    0   14   14    6  —  —  —  —  —

2012-13  Chicago Wolves              AHL    29    2   10   12    6  —  —  —  —  —

2012-13  Vancouver Canucks           NHL    38    2    5    7   10  —  —  —  —  —

2013-14  Vancouver Canucks           NHL    64    6   11   17    8  —  —  —  —  —

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         NHL Totals                        156    8   19   27   20  10   0   0   0   0

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