|Assets:||Oozes hockey sense, in particular in the offensive zone. Is a good goal-scorer and shoots the puck with aplomb. Can also play responsibly in his own end when needed.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't have ideal size for the National Hockey League, and he also is only an average skater by today's standards. Also lacks a physical dimension to his game.|
|Career Potential:||Scoring winger with some upside.|
|NHL||Stanley Cup||2013-14 (Los Angeles)|
|OHL||Second All-Star Team||2011-12|
|2/19/2014||Recalled from the Manchester Monarchs (AHL).|
|1/22/2014||Assigned to the Manchester Monarchs (AHL).|
|1/07/2014||Recalled from the Manchester Monarchs (AHL).|
|12/03/2013||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|11/13/2013||Recalled from Manchester (AHL).|
|9/29/2013||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|5/09/2013||Recalled from Manchester (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|8/03/2012||Signed by the Los Angeles Kings to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|6/22/2012||Drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round (30th overall) in 2012.|
Tanner Pearson on fantasy radar for 2014-15 | 06/18/2014 9:59 PM
NewsTanner Pearson showed he could elevate his game to the highest level during his first playoff run with the Kings this spring, and the 22 year old is one to watch regarding his future fantasy potential.
ImpactPearson went undrafted in 2011, but exploded for 91 points in 60 games during the 2011-12 OHL season and was selected at the end of the first round in 2012. The late bloomer had a productive season in the AHL this season with Manchester, amassing 32 points in 41 games, and clicked with fellow youngster Tyler Toffoli and veteran Jeff Carter on a superb second line during the playoffs. Pearson notched 12 points in 24 games during the post-season, and has the skills, speed, soft hands and drive to be a productive forward down the road.
Tanner Pearson registers 8 shots in Game 4 | 06/12/2014 10:29 AM
NewsTanner Pearson amassed a game-high eight shots in Wednesday's 2-1 loss to the New York Rangers.
Los Angeles Times
ImpactHe wasn't able to pick up a point in the contest, but he was buzzing around the Rangers' zone. Pearson was also credited with four hits in the game during his 13:15 of ice time. He doesn't have a point in his last six playoff outings.
Tanner Pearson doesn't erase Kings' record | 05/31/2014 10:00 AM
NewsTanner Pearson's six-game points streak ended in the Kings' 4-3 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks Friday night.
ImpactSo Pearson is tied him with Daryl Evans (1982) and Warren Rychel (1993) for the longest postseason point streaks by a Los Angeles rookie. Pearson has four goals and 12 points in 18 playoff games this spring.
Tanner Pearson might break franchise record | 05/30/2014 6:29 PM
NewsIf Tanner Pearson gets a point on Friday, he will break the Kings' record for the longest playoff points streak by a rookie.
ImpactPearson has recorded at least a point in six straight contests. That puts him in a tie with Daryl Evans and Warren Rychel. Pearson has four goals and 12 points in 17 playoff contests.
T. Pearson put Kings in front briefly in Gm 5 | 05/29/2014 9:32 AM
NewsTanner Pearson netted his fourth goal of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final.
Los Angeles Times
ImpactHe gave the Kings a 4-3 lead in the second period after the club had fallen behind by 2-0 and 3-1 deficits. Pearson has racked up 12 points in 17 postseason matches after he accounted for three markers and seven points in 25 outings during the regular season. The 21-year-old forward is also first in the NHL playoffs with a plus-11 rating.
Tanner Pearson producing in limited time | 05/26/2014 8:45 PM
NewsKings forward Tanner Pearson has managed to remain productive in the Western Conference Finals despite receiving a limited amount of ice time.
ImpactPearson has registered four points in three games vs. the Blackhawks despite garnering little more than 10 minutes of ice time per contest. Playing alongside, Tyler Toffoli and Jeff Carter, the youngster has given Los Angeles a surprising boost in this postseason.
T. Pearson extends point streak to 4 games | 05/25/2014 9:30 AM
NewsTanner Pearson is on a four-game point streak.
ImpactPearson had an assist in the Kings' 4-3 victory on Saturday. He has two goals and 10 points in 15 playoff contests.
Tanner Pearson earns 2 helpers in Gm 2 of WCF | 05/22/2014 12:13 PM
NewsTanner Pearson picked up two assists in Los Angeles' 6-2 win against Chicago in Game 2 of the Western Conference Final.
Los Angeles Times
ImpactHe had the primary assists on goals by linemates Jeff Carter and Tyler Toffoli in the third period. Pearson has a goal and three assists during his current three-game point streak. He has nine points and a plus-7 rating in 14 postseason matches.
Tanner Pearson has stepped up in playoffs | 05/09/2014 10:10 AM
NewsTanner Pearson had an assist in a 3-2 loss on Thursday.
ImpactPearson has recorded at least a point in three of his last four contests. He has a goal and four assists in eight playoff games after recording just seven points in 25 regular season contests.
Tanner Pearson gets ice time on scoring line | 05/07/2014 10:13 AM
NewsTanner Pearson has gotten ice time on a scoring line during the 2014 playoffs.
Los Angeles Times
ImpactPearson has been playing alongside Jeff Carter and Tyler Toffoli. "Ty and I have a lot of chemistry," Pearson said. "I know where he's going to be on the ice." Pearson had just 25 games worth of NHL experience going into the postseason, but he's taken advantage of his opportunity by scoring a goal and four points in seven contests.
Pearson slated to play with Carter, Richards | 02/26/2014 6:20 PM
NewsTanner Pearson is back with the Kings and projected to play alongside Mike Richards and Jeff Carter on Wednesday.
ImpactPearson has 32 points in 41 AHL games, but has just one goal and no assists in eight contests with the Kings. He's worth keeping an eye on as long as he's a member of that line, but we wouldn't get too excited just yet.
Tanner Pearson heads to the AHL | 01/22/2014 6:25 PM
NewsTanner Pearson has been sent to the minors.
Kings.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactPearson's NHL stint ended up lasting around two weeks. Los Angeles only dressed him in two contests over that span.
Tanner Pearson joins Los Angeles | 01/07/2014 1:11 PM
NewsThe Los Angeles Kings have promoted Tanner Pearson.
ImpactPearson has 13 goals and 25 points in 30 AHL games this season. He also has a goal in six contests with Los Angeles.
Kings call up Tanner Pearson | 11/13/2013 1:11 PM
NewsTanner Pearson has been summoned by the Los Angeles Kings.
Jon Rosen on Twitter
ImpactPearson will meet up with the Kings in New York for Thursday's game against the Islanders. He has seven goals and four assists in 14 contests with the AHL Manchester Monarchs this season.
Kings send Tanner Pearson to the minors | 09/30/2013 7:53 AM
NewsThe Los Angeles Kings have sent former first round pick Tanner Pearson, to the minors.
Los Angeles Times
ImpactPearson had a good training camp but the Kings must feel that he still needs to play a lot and will get the chance in Manchester. Pearson was the final pick in the first round in the 2012 Draft. He had 19 goals and 47 points in 64 AHL games last season and participated in a playoff game with the Kings,seeing fourth line minutes. He will likely see some NHL time this season when injuries arise.
Tanner Pearson scores twice to lead Kings | 09/08/2013 8:25 AM
NewsTanner Pearson and Andy Andreoff each scored twice to lead the Los Angeles Kings to a 6-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks Saturday.
Los Angeles Times
ImpactIt was a game between both team's rookies and Pearson made a good impression to stick with the Kings this season, albeit without any veterans in the lineup. After going two seasons without being drafted, Pearson had an amazing last season in junior hockey as he had 37 goals and 91 points in 2011-12 and the Kings selected him with the last pick of the first round. He had 19 goals and 47 points in 64 AHL games last season and participated in the playoffs for the Kings where he saw fourth line minutes (5:44) in his only game. He hopes to make the NHL this season but look for him to spend most of his time in the AHL once again.
Tanner Pearson makes NHL debut Saturday | 05/19/2013 7:48 AM
NewsTanner Pearson made his NHL debut Saturday.
Los Angeles Times
ImpactPearson played only 5:44 minutes on the fourth line with Brad Richardson and Colin Fraser. "I was coming up to be a black ace, just expecting to skate with them," Pearson said. "I guess anything can happen. . . .If you had asked me three years ago and saying I'd be playing my first NHL game in three years, I would have taken it in a heartbeat but I probably wouldn't have believed you." Pearson was the Kings first round pick in the 2012 Draft after going undrafted in his previous two years of eligibility. He had 19 goals and 47 points in 64 AHL games and looks to have a bright future in the NHL.
Pearson will likely make his debut Saturday | 05/18/2013 7:02 PM
NewsTanner Pearson is projected to make his NHL debut on Saturday.
ImpactPearson will likely skate alongside Brad Richardson and Colin Fraser on the fourth line. He had 19 goals and 47 points in 64 AHL games this season.
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|Goals||1||3 times-last:vs. Phx||last:Apr 2|
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|Points||2||vs. Phx||Apr 2|
|Penalty Minutes||2||4 times-last:vs. Min||last:Mar 31|
|Plus/Minus||2||2 times-last:vs. Phx||last:Apr 2|
|Power Play Goals||1||at NYI||Nov 14|
|Power Play Points||1||at NYI||Nov 14|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||25 times-last:at Cgy||last:Apr 9|
|Shorthanded Points||0||25 times-last:at Cgy||last:Apr 9|
|Shots||4||vs. Phx||Apr 2|
|Penalty Minutes||8||2013-14 (LA)|
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