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Tanner Pearson's recovery aided by Kopitar family

Tanner Pearson is recovering just fine from his ankle surgery after being taken care of at Hotel del Kopitar.  Pearson was insistent that he could take care of himself after fracturing his fibula back on Jan. 10. The 22-year-old Kings forward had injured his ankle before, he knew the drill. But trying to do it all on his own proved to be a little much. He took up teammate Anze Kopitar...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Kings score enough without Tyler Toffoli, Tanner Pearson?

The Los Angeles Kings have announced that winger Tanner Pearson has been placed on injured reserved due to a broken fibula. Pearson suffered the injury during the Kings’ 5-4 loss to the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night. Pearson was skating with Jay Harrison until he was bumped behind the Jets’ net.  Pearson fell and his […] The post Can Kings score enough without Tyler Toffoli...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

LA Kings' Tanner Pearson out with broken left leg

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Los Angeles Kings rookie forward Tanner Pearson is out indefinitely with a broken left leg. The Kings confirmed Pearson's injury on their website Sunday. Pearson was hurt when he crashed feet-first into the boards while skating with Winnipeg's Jay Harrison during the second period of the Kings' 5-4 shootout loss to the Jets on Saturday. Pearson is the Kings...
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January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Kings F Pearson suffers broken ankle against Jets

Los Angeles Kings rookie forward Tanner Pearson is out after reportedly suffering a broken ankle during Saturday night's 5-4 loss to the Winnipeg Jets. Earlier Saturday, Pearson was selected as one of six rookies to compete in the All-Star skills competition on Jan. 24 at Columbus. He suffered the injury during the second period on Saturday night. He went into the end boards while...
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January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Turnover Allows Tanner Pearson To Give Kings Early Lead (Video)

The Los Angeles Kings are defending Stanley Cup champions, so chances are good that they’ll capitalize if their opponent makes a mistake. That’s what happened in the first period of Tuesday night’s game against the Boston Bruins, as a turnover by Bruins forward Gregory Campbell left Boston’s defense scrambling in its own zone. Shortly after picking Campbell’s pocket along...
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

RECAP: LA Kings hold off Carolina 3-2 for 10th home win

Although Tanner Pearson claims he never played baseball growing up in Canada, he fooled his fellow Los Angeles Kings with a home run swing on the decisive goal against Carolina. And credit Jonathan Quick with the save in the Kings' latest impressive work at home. Pearson ended his 11-game goal drought with the tiebreaking score, and Quick stopped 25 shots in the Kings' NHL-best 10th...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings left wing Tanner Pearson named NHL Rookie of Month

Los Angeles Kings left wing Tanner Pearson, who's added seven goals and nine points in the 11 games so far this season, was named the NHL Rookie of the Month for October. Pearson, the 30th overall pick by the Kings in the 2012 NHL Draft, scored Los Angeles' first goal of the season on Oct. 11 vs. Arizona and ended the month with his second career multi-goal game on Oct. 26 vs. Columbus...
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November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Tanner Pearson scores gorgeous goal

A big part of the reason the Los Angeles Kings are the reigning Stanley Cup champions is because of “That 70s Line.” The trio of Tanner Pearson, Jeff Carter and Tyler Toffoli teamed up in the postseason and immediately became a force for the Kings. So far in this young season they have continued that success, and might be the best line in hockey right now. On Sunday they dominated...
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October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Week 2 Roundup: Early Surprises and Disappointments

We’re only two weeks in to the NHL season, and some of the league’s more passionate fans are already panicking. A few teams, specifically the Boston Bruins, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, and Colorado Avalanche, have gotten off to relatively disappointing starts to their seasons. However, with each of these teams only playing five or six games, it would be wise for these...
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings' youngsters proving they belong with the big boys

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Late in March, with the Kings still jockeying for playoff position, a reporter from the Minneapolis Star looked at the Los Angeles roster. "Tyler Toffoli? I've never heard of this guy," he said. "Tanner Pearson?" Further confused by the pronunciation of Pearson's name (he pronounced it pare-son), he continued to ponder the Kings' two anonymous forwards. Just...
Via Fox Sports West
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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