Tanner Pearson

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Tanner Pearson
Born (1992-08-10) August 10, 1992 (age 21)
Kitchener, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Los Angeles Kings
Manchester Monarchs (AHL)
NHL Draft 30th overall, 2012
Los Angeles Kings
Playing career 2012–present
Medal record
Competitor for  Canada
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Bronze 2012 Edmonton/Calgary

Tanner Pearson (born August 10, 1992) is a Canadian ice hockey player. He is currently playing for the Manchester Monarchs in the American Hockey League. He 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]

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
NHL totals 1 0 0 0 0

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
Subway Super Series - Team OHL 2011 [6]
OHL Second Team All-Star 2011–12 [7]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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