The Canucks are hopeful Tanev (undisclosed) will play on Saturday.
Tanev suffered an injury in Wednesday's season opener that forced him to miss practice on Thursday, but he was back on the ice Friday and could be in the lineup when they take on the Oilers. Tanev will be evaluated tomorrow and then a decision will be made.
Tanev (undisclosed) missed practice Thursday and will be reevaluated on later today.
Tanev suffered an undisclosed injury in Wednesday's season opening 4-2 win over the Flames. Head coach Willie Desjardins did not shed any light onto Tanev's situation but hopes he is back for their next game which comes on Saturday. Tanev finished Wednesday's game with two assists, two shots and a minus-1 rating in 19:45 TOI. Note that Tanev had just 11 assists in 64 games last season.
Tanev missed the last seven games with a thumb injury, but will return tonight vs. the Wild. There is no official word as to who will come out of the lineup for Tanev. The Canucks could elect to go with seven defensemen like they have many times this season. Tavev has 14 points (5G / 9A) with a plus-8 rating in 54 games this season.
Tanev is out tonight and day-to-day with an upper-body injuries.
There are reports that Tanev is more like week-to-week and will be out until after the Olympic break. Yannick Weber wil return to regular shifts on defense while Dale Weise draws back into the lineup .