Brandon Tanev practices with Penguins, inches toward return for playoffs

May 7—The playing style and on-ice demeanor of Brandon Tanev suggest the appearance of a player who’s difficult to hold back from taking the ice for each shift. Now, imagine keeping Tanev out of games for more than a month. But Tanev’s measured, patient manner — in speaking with media of video conference call, at least — belies that of a man who’s raring to get back on the ice for the …