February 7, 1968|
Livonia, Michigan, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
Detroit Red Wings
San Jose Sharks
|National team||United States|
1989 NHL Supplemental Draft|
Christopher William "Tank" Tancill (born February 7, 1968) is an American former professional ice hockey right winger.
Tancill was drafted by the Hartford Whalers in the 1989 NHL Supplemental Draft. After playing four seasons at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Tancill made his professional debut with the American Hockey League's Springfield Indians in the 1990–91 season and was one of the stars leading the team to the Calder Cup championship in that year. He also made his NHL debut with the Whalers that same season, appearing in nine games, scoring one goal and adding one assist.
Tancill was traded to the Detroit Red Wings during the 1991–92 season in exchange for Daniel Shank. For the 1993–94 season, he joined the Dallas Stars. After one season with the Stars, he spent three with the San Jose Sharks organization.
Tancill played in two more NHL games with the Dallas Stars during the 1997–98 season. He then went to Switzerland and spent six seasons in Nationalliga A. He retired following the 2003–04 season.
Awards and honors
|All-NCAA All-Tournament Team||1990|||
- Chris Tancill career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Chris Tancill career statistics at EliteProspects.com
|Awards and achievements|
| NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player
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