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Tanner Pearson | Winger

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (22) / 8/10/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
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Tanner Pearson scored the game-winning goal in Los Angeles' 3-2 win over Carolina.
Pearson scored the go-ahead goal at the 2:56 mark of the second period. Despite the obvious mismatch on paper, the Hurricanes were able to keep this game close. Pearson has fizzed out after a hot start to the season. The goal snaps his personal 11-game goalless drought. The 22-year-old has eight goals and 11 points in 20 games this season. Jarret Stoll and Trevor Lewis also scored for the Kings. Nov 21 - 1:14 AM

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Tanner Pearson is the NHL's rookie of the month.

He paced all rookies with seven goals and nine points in 11 games during October to earn the honor. Pearson hasn't generated a point in his past four outings, but his work in the early going was enough for him to edge out Andre Burakovsky, Filip Forsberg and Damon Severson.
Source: NHL.com
Nov 3 - 4:56 PM

Tanner Pearson scored a goal in the Kings' 2-1 win against Minnesota on Sunday.

Pearson now has five goals and seven points in six games. Combined with his linemates Tyler Toffoli and Jeff Carter, the trio has accounted for 11 of the Kings' 15 goals so far this season. That trend can't persist, but that doesn't diminish the fact that Pearson's line has displayed great chemistry and should continue to be effective together.
Oct 20 - 8:33 AM

Tanner Pearson potted two goals and added an assist in Los Angeles' 6-1 demolition of Edmonton on Tuesday.

"That 70’s line" of Pearson, Tyler Toffoli and Jeff Carter combined for four goals and seven total points in the King’s destruction of the young Oilers team. The Pearson looks to be an early favorite for the for the Calder trophy as he has notched four goals in four games. If he is somehow available in any of your leagues, we recommend a adding him to your team.
Oct 15 - 1:19 AM

Tanner Pearson had a goal and an assist in the Kings' 4-1 victory Sunday night.

Pearson now has three points in three games this season. "He's fired up," Anze Kopitar said, referring to Pearson. "He's getting some good looks, getting some ice time and well-deserved, too. They've been playing great and hopefully they can continue that way." When Kopitar says "they," he's including Jeff Carter and Tyler Toffoli into the equation. That trio has formed the Kings' best line so far this season.
Oct 13 - 10:07 AM

Youngster Tanner Pearson will likely enter training camp with a chance to secure a role on the Kings second line.

Pearson filled that second line role during the Kings playoff run this summer and showed some definite chemistry with sniper Jeff Carter in the process. Despite failing to impress with just seven points in 25 regular season contests, he elevated his game in the postseason and notched 12 points in 24 games. Both he and fellow youngster Tyler Toffoli should be popular sleeper selections in drafts this fall.
Aug 9 - 9:39 AM

Tanner 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.

Pearson 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.
Jun 18 - 9:59 PM

Tanner Pearson amassed a game-high eight shots in Wednesday's 2-1 loss to the New York Rangers.

He 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.
Jun 12 - 10:29 AM

Tanner Pearson’s six-game points streak ended in the Kings' 4-3 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks Friday night.

So 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.
May 31 - 10:00 AM

If Tanner Pearson gets a point on Friday, he will break the Kings' record for the longest playoff points streak by a rookie.

Pearson 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.
May 30 - 6:29 PM

Tanner Pearson netted his fourth goal of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final.

He 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.
May 29 - 9:32 AM

Kings forward Tanner Pearson has managed to remain productive in the Western Conference Finals despite receiving a limited amount of ice time.

Pearson 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.
May 26 - 8:45 PM

Tanner Pearson is on a four-game point streak.

Pearson had an assist in the Kings' 4-3 victory on Saturday. He has two goals and 10 points in 15 playoff contests.
May 25 - 9:30 AM

Tanner Pearson picked up two assists in Los Angeles' 6-2 win against Chicago in Game 2 of the Western Conference Final.

He 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.
May 22 - 12:13 PM

Tanner Pearson had an assist in a 3-2 loss on Thursday.

Pearson 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.
May 9 - 10:10 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Anze Kopitar
2Mike Richards
3Jarret Stoll
4Jordan Nolan
5Andy Andreoff
LW1Marian Gaborik
2Dwight King
3Trevor Lewis
4Kyle Clifford
5Tanner Pearson
RW1Dustin Brown
2Jeff Carter
3Justin Williams
4Tyler Toffoli
D1Drew Doughty
2Slava Voynov
3Jamie McBain
4Jake Muzzin
5Robyn Regehr
6Matt Greene
7Alec Martinez
8Brayden McNabb
9Andrew Bodnarchuk
G1Jonathan Quick
2Martin Jones