Brandon TanevLW | Penguins

Kraken's Brandon Tanev: Headed to the Pacific NorthwestJuly 21, 2021 | 05:48 PM

Tanev was grabbed by the Kraken from the Penguins in Wednesday's Expansion Draft, Pens Inside Scoop reports. Tanev was left exposed in favor of veteran Jeff Carter, a decision that no doubt was impacted by the potential absence of Evgeni Malkin (knee) to start the upcoming season. While the 29-year-old Tanev's role with his new club is likely fluid, his speed and tenacity could see him challenge for a top-six spot and he figures to be a mainstay on the penalty kill. Regardless of where he lands on the depth chart, the Toronto native should be capable of pushing for the 25-30 point threshold, making him a solid mid-range fantasy option.
Source: CBS Sports

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