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Tanner Pearson | Winger | #70

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (24) / 8/10/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 208
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (30) / LA
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Tanner Pearson picked up his seventh goal of the season during Saturday's 4-2 win over the Devils.
Make that seven goals on 36 shots for a 19.4 shooting percentage. He won't continue to clip at that rate forever, but ride the wave while he does. Pearson now has 10 points in 17 games this season. Nov 19 - 8:50 PM

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Tanner Pearson picked up his sixth goal of the season during Sunday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Jets.

Make it six goals and nine points in 14 games for the youngster, who is looking to build off of his 36-point campaign last season in 76 games.
Nov 13 - 6:26 PM

Tanner Pearson scored a goal and an assist in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over the Dallas Stars.

Pearson was suspended for the first two games of the regular season, but he's put together back-to-back multi-point efforts in his first two contests. He picked up the primary assist on Jeff Carter's second period goal and his goal gave the Kings a 3-2 lead heading into the third period. Pearson finished the game with a plus-3 rating and three shots on goal in 16:07 of ice time. The 24-year-old has three goals and one assist in two games. Alec Martinez scored the game-winner in overtime.
Oct 21 - 12:13 AM

Tanner Pearson scored a pair of goals in Los Angeles' 6-3 loss to the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night.

Not a bad regular season debut for Pearson, as he returned to the lineup after serving a two-game suspension for an illegal hit to the head. He opened the scoring just 50 seconds into the game and added his second of the night in the third period to cut the Wild lead to 5-3. Pearson finished the game with a plus-1 rating, four shots on goal and one hit in 16 minutes of ice time. Anze Kopitar also scored for the Kings on Tuesday night. Los Angeles is now 0-3-0 this season.
Oct 19 - 12:02 AM

Tanner Pearson is eligible to return to the lineup on Tuesday night.

He has finished serving his two-game suspension. Pearson skated with Jeff Carter and Devin Setoguchi at Monday's practice.
Oct 17 - 3:59 PM

Tanner Pearson has been suspended for the rest of the preseason and the first two games of the regular season.

He is being punished for an illegal check to the head on Edmonton's Brandon Davidson. Pearson will be eligible to return on Oct. 18 when the Kings visit Minnesota.
Oct 5 - 2:12 PM

Tanner Pearson will have a phone call with the Department of Player Safety for his illegal check to the head of Edmonton's Brandon Davidson.

Which means Pearson's suspension will be no longer than five games. Certainly not an ideal way to kick off the season, but the timing of the infraction won't be a hindrance to Pearson or the Kings' season.
Oct 3 - 6:39 PM

Tanner Pearson scored at 3:47 of the first overtime period to win the game 2-1 for the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night.

The goal was Pearson's first of the series. Dustin Brown and Vincent Lecavalier assisted on Pearson's game winning goal. Anze Kopitar was the other goal scorer for the Kings.
Apr 19 - 1:59 AM

Tanner Pearson picked up an assist during Thursday's Game 1 loss to San Jose.

Pearson's scoring rates in the playoffs are far superior than in the regular season. Now through 26 career postseason games, he has nine assists and 13 points. Whereas during the regular season he has 59 points in 146 games. Some guys can just turn it up a notch at the next level.
Apr 15 - 1:44 AM

Tanner Pearson capped his sophomore season in style, with the 15th goal of the season.

Pearson finished with 36 points across 79 games, 20 points better than his rookie year. The 23-year-old has had trouble with consistency, but the talent is there without a doubt.
Apr 10 - 2:58 AM

Tanner Pearson (personal) will make his return on Thursday.

Pearson was unavailable for Tuesday's game. He's projected to play alongside Tyler Toffoli on Nic Dowd.
Mar 24 - 4:03 PM

Tanner Pearson will be scratched from Tuesday's match for "personal reason."

Well, that's ominous. Hopefully everything works out for him. Through 70 games this season Pearson has put together a nice season as a 23-year-old. He's posted 13 goals and 33 points with 98 hits.
Mar 22 - 8:19 PM

Tanner Pearson has been an offensive force of late with eight points in his last nine games.

Pearson also has six goals in his last 13 contests. He has been a solid performer of late and that has impressed coach Darryl Sutter. "Five-on-five he’s given us a more solid game, and obviously he’s scored, probably in our last 10 games, he’s probably got, what, six or seven? We need that. We need him to get his game back up, and with Tanner, he’s got to work from small parts of the game first, and then he has success the other way. When he stops working in the hard areas, then it looks like he’s not involved. Hey, he had to sit out a game because of that."
Source: lakings.com
Mar 12 - 7:35 AM

Tanner Pearson's three game goal scoring streak ended Saturday.

Pearson has tied his career best mark of 12 goals as he had four goals during the streak. He has some fantasy value as he sees second line duty but gets little time with the man-advantage.
Source: lakings.com
Mar 6 - 8:43 AM

Tanner Pearson is heating up.

With his tally during Thursday's 3-2 win over Montreal, Pearson is riding a three game goal streak with four total biscuits in the basket over that span. He's now matched his career high of 12 set last season.
Mar 4 - 2:05 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Anze Kopitar
2Jeff Carter
3Nick Shore
4Andy Andreoff
5Trevor Lewis
6Nic Dowd
LW1Tanner Pearson
2Teddy Purcell
3Dwight King
4Kyle Clifford
RW1Tyler Toffoli
2Marian Gaborik
3Dustin Brown
4Jordan Nolan
5Devin Setoguchi
D1Drew Doughty
2Jake Muzzin
3Alec Martinez
4Brayden McNabb
5Matt Greene
6Tom Gilbert
7Derek Forbort
8Kevin Gravel
G1Peter Budaj
2Jeff Zatkoff
3Jonathan Quick