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      The Canadiens have acquired Tanner Pearson and a 2025 third-round pick from the Canucks for Casey DeSmith.

      Pearson had one goal, four assists, 17 SOG, 21 PIMs and a -9 plus/minus through 14 games with Vancouver in 2022-23 and has been traded to Montreal alongside a 2025 third-round pick for Casey DeSmith. The 31-year-old left-winger carries a cap hit of $3,250,000 into the 2023-24 season and has 133 goals and 272 points across 590 career games for three different organizations (LAK, PIT, VAN).

      Source: Frank Seravalli 09/20/23, 2:02 am EST

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      The Canucks have acquired Tanner Pearson from the Penguins for Erik Gudbranson.

      Pearson got off to a nice start in Pittsburgh but dropped down the depth chart after they added Nick Bjugstad and Jared McCann. Overall, Pearson has nine goals and six assists (15 points) in 61 games between the Kings and Penguins. He has a much better chance to play in the Canucks top-6 and could slot onto the top line with Bo Horvat right away.

      Source: Bob McKenzie 02/25/19, 6:18 pm EST

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      The Penguins have acquired Tanner Pearson from the Kings for Carl Hagelin.

      Pearson has recorded back-to-back 40-plus point seasons, but has struggled in the first 17 games of the season. Pearson has just one assist and 24 shots this season and carries a 49.1 CorsiFor%. With Hagelin going back the other way, that opens the door for Pearson to play on a line with Evgeni Malkin. Pearson is in the second year of a four-year contract that carries a $3.75M AAV cap-hit.

      Source: Bob McKenzie 11/14/18, 12:14 pm EST

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      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.

      Source: Jon Rosen 10/18/16, 10:09 am EST

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      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.

      Source: Jon Rosen 01/7/14, 8:47 am EST

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      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.

      Source: Jon Rosen 11/13/13, 10:52 am EST

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