Pearson has served his suspension and will play on Tuesday.
Pearson has served his four-game suspension (two preseason games, two regular season games) and is set to return to the lineup on Tuesday. The Kings are very thin upfront, so Pearson’s return is huge for their top-6. He had 15 goals and 21 assists (36 points) last year and should build off of that this season. Teddy Purcell will sit with Pearson coming back into the fold.
Pearson has been suspended for the first two games of the regular season.
Pearson was suspended for the final two games of the preseason and the first two games of the regular season for his hit on Oilers’ defenseman Brandon Davidson. Pearson is set to be a key member of the Kings’ top-6, but they will be without him for the first two games.
The Kings have signed Tanner Pearson to a two-year, $2.8 million contract extension.
Pearson, 21, was set to become a restricted free agent at the end of the season, bus is now signed through the 2016-17 season. Pearson has been out since January 10th because of a broken ankle, but has 12 goals and four assists (16 points) in 42 games this season.
Pearson was injured in Saturday’s loss to the Jets. He slid awkwardly into the boards and had is legs bend underneath him, ultimately breaking his ankle. Expect the Kings to release a more detailed timetable in the next 24 hours.
The Kings have recalled Tanner Pearson from Manchester (AHL).
Pearson, 21, has appeared in eight games with the Kings this season, recording one point (his first career NHL goal). Pearson has also played in 41 games with Manchester this season, recording 32 points (17G /15A) and 18 penalty minutes. His 17 goals with the Monarchs are tied for the team lead.
Left wing Tanner Pearson was recalled has been recalled by the Los Angeles Kings.
Pearson is eligible to play in tonight’s game against the Minnesota Wild, he took shifts alongside Colin Fraser with a rotating right wing during line rushes, which could be an indication that he won’t play. Pearson has recorded one goal and a minus-1 rating in six games with the Kings this season. He is third in points with Manchester having totalled 25 points (13G / 12A) in 30 games.
The Los Angeles Kings have recalled Tanner Pearson from Manchester (AHL).
Pearson, 21, made his NHL debut in Game 3 of the second round series between Los Angeles and San Jose and appears to be capable of providing value to the Kings, who selected him with the final pick of the first round of the 2012 NHL Draft. In 15 games with Manchester this season, the 6-foot, 205 pound forward has recorded 11 points (7-4=11) in 15 games while taking 52 shots.
The Los Angeles Kings have sent Tanner Pearson to Manchester (AHL).
Pearson was selected with the 30th pick in the 2012 NHL Draft. He was always a good offensive player but he has turned himself into a reliable two-way forward which is why he was expected to crack the Kings opening day roster. He and Tyler Toffoli should enjoy a lot of success in the AHL and will likely find themselves in a Kings uniform at some point this year.