June 22, 2012 9:02 pm

Multimedia look at Tanner Pearson

Tanner Pearson, the Kings’ first-round draft pick tonight, will be eligible to play in the American Hockey League next season or could return to the Ontario Hockey League for an over-age season. I’ll have some quotes posted shortly from Pearson and from Mike Futa, the Kings’ co-director of amateur scouting, who has kept tabs on Pearson for the past two years. First, here’s a couple articles and videos about Pearson, who is recovering from a broken leg he suffered in March. Pearson said he would be at full strength for the start of Kings training camp in September…

Broken leg ends season for Barrie’s Pearson (NHL.com)

2012 NHL Draft Profile: Tanner Pearson (New England Hockey Journal)

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