Tanner Pearson

Sheng Peng

2015-10-30

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Tanner Pearson, LW

Shoots: L

Height: 6-1

Weight: 200

Born: 1992-08-10

Hometown: Kitchener, Ontario

Drafted: 30th overall by Los Angeles in 2012

 

 

 

 

 

Observations:

October 2015 – Pearson was a victim of the Kings' early struggles, as he was moved off his regular line with Jeff Carter and Tyler Toffoli. He hasn't proven the ability to carry a scoring line yet, so the speedy winger needs to be grouped with skilled players to be productive. With just one goal in nine games, he might be a solid buy-low candidate; recently, he has been playing with Anze Kopitar. Sheng Peng

September 2015 – Heading into October, Pearson appears to have recovered fully from his broken leg. If the speedy winger can stay healthy, his elite linemates (Carter and Toffoli) should help him threaten the 20-goal mark. Sheng Peng

February 2015 – Hope reigns for Pearson's return (broken leg) before the playoffs. However, outstanding production shouldn't necessarily be expected. His current 17.6 Sh % sits well above his career 11.0 (AHL/NHL) before this season, so expect some regression. Before his injury, he might have been a sell-high candidate. Sheng Peng

January 2014- Tanner Pearson got his first taste of regular season NHL hockey this season when he was called up for six games. He is leading the AHL’s Manchester Monarchs in goals (11) but managed just one point with the Kings (1-0-1). If Pearson’s debut year in the AHL was a good one (19-28-47), this season may be disap