Player Evaluations

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Player evaluation: Pearson

TANNER PEARSON This season: 79 games, 15 goals, 21 assists, 36 points, 18 penalty minutes, +11 rating, +1.7% CF%Rel, 14:28 time on ice The good: Possessing a quick release and equipped with the ability to shoot accurately off the rush, Tanner Pearson proved to be a highly reliable weapon in the ... Read More
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Player evaluation: Shore

NICK SHORE This season: 68 games, 3 goals, 7 assists, 10 points, 32 penalty minutes, -10 rating, +6.7% CF%Rel, 12:24 time on ice The good: The Los Angeles Kings had the top four play-drivers in the National Hockey League, and surprise! Nick Shore led the group. The NHL’s leader in Corsi-for, th... Read More
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Player evaluation: Lewis

TREVOR LEWIS This season: 75 games, 8 goals, 8 assists, 16 points, 20 penalty minutes, -10 rating, -1.1% CF%Rel, 14:33 time on ice The good: Can we start a petition to re-brand the antiseptically named “Unsung Hero” award the “Trevor Lewis Award?” The versatile, team-first, defensively attuned f... Read More
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Player evaluation: Andreoff

ANDY ANDREOFF This season: 60 games, 8 goals, 2 assists, 10 points, 76 penalty minutes, +1 rating, -6.8% CFRel%, 8:34 time on ice The good: In an evaluation of Andy Andreoff’s rookie season last spring, it was written that “if he’s able to make a leap from an 18-game body of work to a 60-somethi... Read More
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Player evaluation: Toffoli

TYLER TOFFOLI This season: 76 games, 23 goals, 26 assists, 49 points, 37 penalty minutes, +25 rating, 14:35 time on ice The good: Consider this: Tyler Toffoli led the Kings in plus-minus (+25), five-on-five points per 60 minutes (2.46) and shots per 60 (10.93; seventh in the NHL), ranked second ... Read More
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Player evaluation: Nolan

JORDAN NOLAN This season: 60 games, 6 goals, 3 assists, 9 points, 54 penalty minutes, -6 rating, 9:58 time on ice The good: After enduring sporadic usage throughout the first half of the season, Jordan Nolan played in the final 41 games and surpassed the 26 consecutive game streak from 2012-13 ... Read More
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Player evaluation: Pearson

TANNER PEARSON This season: 42 games, 12 goals, 4 assists, 16 points, 14 penalty minutes, +14 rating, 13:18 time on ice The good: Tanner Pearson can put the puck in the net. Maintaining an unsustainable (but really cool!) shooting percentage of 17.6% in the 42 games he was healthy, Pearson racke... Read More
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Player evaluation: Regehr

ROBYN REGEHR This season: 67 games, 3 goals, 10 assists, 13 points, 45 penalty minutes, +10 rating, 20:20 time on ice. The good: Averaging 83 hard seconds of ice time more than the season prior, Regehr appeared in 67 games and while healthy provided a Kings blue line a stabilizing veteran figure... Read More
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Player evaluation: Shore

NICK SHORE This season: 34 games, 1 goal, 6 assists, 7 points, 10 penalty minutes, 0 rating, 11:05 time on ice. The good: The Shore Boy made his NHL debut in mid-January, and, like Tanner Pearson the season prior, recorded his first NHL marker on a game-tying goal at Nassau Coliseum during a com... Read More
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Player evaluation: Quick

JONATHAN QUICK This season: 4,184 minutes, 36-22-13 record, 2.24 goals-against average, .918 save percentage, 6 shutouts The good: Jonathan Quick was the Kings’ workhorse in 2014-15, and by virtue of his dominance early and the Kings’ tight playoff race late, hardly ceded any consistent swaths o... Read More
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Player evaluation: Jones

MARTIN JONES This season: 775 minutes, 4-5-2 record, 2.25 goals-against average, .906 save percentage, 3 shutouts The good: Jones added shutouts against Minnesota, Arizona and Toronto to the four from his rookie season, giving him an impressive haul of seven clean sheets in 29 career starts. He’... Read More