Tanner Pearson

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Tanner Pearson
Tanner Pearson WJC12 press conference.jpg
Born (1992-08-10) August 10, 1992 (age 22)
Kitchener, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team Los Angeles Kings
NHL Draft 30th overall, 2012
Los Angeles Kings
Playing career 2012–present

Tanner Pearson (born August 10, 1992) is a Canadian ice hockey player. He is currently playing with the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL). Pearson was drafted 30th overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft by the Los Angeles Kings.[1]

Playing career[edit]

He played for Canada at the 2012 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, where he was a part of the bronze medal winning team.[2]

In August 3, 2012, Pearson signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Los Angeles Kings.

In 2013, the Kings recalled Pearson after completion of his first professional season with affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League, to be one of their "black aces" on their taxi squad during the Stanley Cup playoffs.[3] On May 18, 2013, he played right wing on the Kings fourth line in his first NHL game in a playoff game against the San Jose Sharks.[4] On December 3, 2013, Pearson was sent back down to Manchester.[5] On June 13, 2014 Pearson helped lead the Kings to a Stanley Cup victory over the New York Rangers

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Waterloo Siskins GOJHL 52 15 33 48 28 15 5 4 9 16
2009–10 Waterloo Siskins GOJHL 51 29 41 70 78 11 5 11 16 20
2010–11 Barrie Colts OHL 66 15 27 42 35
2011–12 Barrie Colts OHL 60 37 54 91 37
2012–13 Manchester Monarchs AHL 64 19 28 47 14 4 0 1 1 4
2012–13 Los Angeles Kings NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2013–14 Manchester Monarchs AHL 41 17 15 32 18
2013–14 Los Angeles Kings NHL 25 3 4 7 8 24 4 8 12 8
NHL totals 25 3 4 7 8 25 4 8 12 8
Medal record
Competitor for  Canada
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Bronze 2012 Edmonton/Calgary

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2012 Canada WJC 3rd 6 1 5 6 6
Junior totals 6 1 5 6 6

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
Subway Super Series - Team OHL 2011 [6]
OHL Second Team All-Star 2011–12
Stanley Cup Champion 2014

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Derek Forbort
Los Angeles Kings first round draft pick
2012
Succeeded by
Adrian Kempe