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Chris Tanev is a player that the Calgary Flames could move on from

Chris Tanev is currently a bit beat up but he will be back for the Calgary Flames. He is a defenseman in the final year of his contract. These types of players are highly sought after ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline.

There are going to be a lot of teams checking on him as the weeks go along. The Flames won't get a rebuild-defining return for him but they could get a nice asset back for a pretty good defensive player.

Tanev spent the first 10 years of his career with the Vancouver Canucks. He is now in his fourth season with the Calgary Flames and it appears to be his last. He is 33 years old but will turn 34 later this month.

Every team in the league that believes they will be in the playoffs needs depth on the blue line. Tanev will be one of the bigger names on the market.

He only has one goal and six assists for seven points but offense isn't a big part of his game. He is solid in his own end so he could be very valuable in the right situation.