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C | Shoots: L | 6-2 | 200 | DOB: 8/23/97 | Age: 23 | Birthplace: Alpharetta, Ga. | Drafted: Detroit's 4th choice, 140th overall, in 2015 NHL Entry Draft

Season Stats

Season GP Goals Assists Points +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG SOG SOA SO % SH SH %
2019-20 Regular Season 59 8 14 22 -9 17 0.37 1 2 0 0 0.0 82 9.8
Career AHL Stats


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Third season as a Griffin…Second year pro…Signed to a two-year entry-level contract by Detroit, 3/18/19…Signed to an amateur tryout, 3/20/19…Assigned by Detroit, 10/17/19.

Career Highlights: Skated in 10 games and scored two goals during his professional debut with the Griffins in 2018-19…Named Hockey East’s best defensive forward and a Hockey East Second Team All-Star in 2018-19…Posted collegiate career highs in goals (16) and points (29) as a junior at Maine in 2018-19…Led Maine in goals and ranked second in points in 2018-19…Finished second on Maine in scoring in 2017-18 with 27 points and was named to the Hockey East All-Star Honorable Mention team and All-Academic Team…Served as Maine’s captain in his sophomore and junior seasons…Represented the United States at the 2015 World Junior A Challenge.

2018-19: In his junior campaign at Maine, and final collegiate season, posted 29 points (16-13—29), a plus-21 rating and 34 PIM in 34 games…Joined the Griffins after his college season ended and scored two goals in 10 games while making his professional debut…Named Hockey East’s best defensive forward and a Hockey East Second Team All-Star…Posted collegiate career highs in goals and points…Claimed the Frank Jones Award as the best defensive forward by the New England Hockey Writers Association…While serving as Maine’s captain, led the team with 16 goals, five power play goals, eight multi-point games and a plus-21 rating while ranking among the team’s leaders with 29 points (2nd), 13 assists (3rd), 99 shots (2nd) and two game-winning goals (T2nd)…In all games, ranked among Hockey East’s leaders in points (T16th), goals (T6th) and plus-minus rating (T6th)…In conference-only games, was one of the leaders with 20 points (14th), 10 goals (T5th), two game-winning goals (T10th) and a plus-17 rating (3rd)…Made his professional debut with the Griffins, 3/23/19 at TEX…Scored his first pro goal, 3/29/19 vs. CHI.

2017-18: Recorded 27 points (7-20—27), a plus-two rating and 42 PIM in 37 games as a sophomore…Named a Hockey East All-Star Honorable Mention and to the Hockey East All-Academic Team…Recorded a collegiate career high with 20 assists…Ranked among Maine’s leaders with 27 points (2nd), 20 assists (2nd), 103 shots (2nd) and a plus-two rating (T9th)…In all games, placed as one of the conference’s leaders in points (T19th) and assists (T9th)…In conference-only games, was one of Hockey East’s leaders with 19 points (T10th) and 15 assists (T3rd).

: Recorded 22 points (14-8—22) and 56 PIM in 36 appearances during his freshman season at Maine…One of the team’s leaders with 22 points (4th), 14 goals (2nd), five power play goals (2nd) and 82 shots (3rd)…One of four players to play in all 36 games…Notched a goal and an assist for his first collegiate points, 10/7/16 vs. RPI…Produced his first hat trick, 12/9/16 vs. AIC.

: In his final USHL season, contributed 50 points (12-38—50) and 61 PIM in 55 games with the Youngstown Phantoms…Paced the club with 38 assists while also ranking as one of the team’s scoring leaders with 50 points (2nd), 12 goals (T3rd), two game-winning goals (T3rd), five power play goals (T1st) and 131 shots (2nd)…Among all USHL skaters, placed fourth in assists and tied for 18th in points…Recorded a 10-game point streak, 12/29/15-1/23/16…Represented the United States at the 2015 World Junior A Challenge, tying for second on the team with six points (2-4—6) in five games.

: Amassed 26 points (12-14—26) and 96 PIM in 57 games with Youngstown during his first full season in the USHL…In his Clark Cup Playoff debut, showed two assists in four games…Skated in the 2014 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game, 9/25/14…Competed in the USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game, 1/13/15…Ranked among Youngstown’s leaders with 26 points (10th), 14 assists (T10th), 12 goals (8th), eight power play goals (3rd), 96 PIM (4th) and 83 shots (9th)…Among USHL rookies, tied for 19th in points, tied for 16th in goals, tied for third in power play goals and placed fifth in PIM.

: Tallied 23 points (8-15—23) and 18 PIM in 39 games with Cornwall of the CCHL…Youngest contributing player on the team, only skater born in 1997 to play in eight or more games…Ranked among the team’s leaders with 23 points (9th), 15 assists (8th), four power play goals (T5th) and nine power play assists (4th)…Tallied one assist in five CCHL playoff contests…Joined Youngstown of the USHL after the CCHL season concluded and skated in two games.

Personal: Father, Scott Pearson, played 292 NHL games with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Quebec Nordiques, Edmonton Oilers, Buffalo Sabres and New York Islanders during a North American professional career that spanned from 1988-00…Has one sister…Majored in finance at Maine…Best friend in hockey is Dillon Steh…Greatest hockey memory is getting drafted…Was a part of a championship team with the Atlanta Fire…Started playing hockey at the age of three and his first position was forward…Hockey nickname is Pierce…Hockey idol as a youth was Rod Brind’Amour…Chose his jersey number because that’s the number his dad wore when he played…Greatest influence on his playing career has been his father because he taught him the game…After his playing career, plans to be involved in real estate or finance…First job was working in landscaping…Greatest personal obstacle he’s overcome is losing his mom…Proudest accomplishment is draft day…Favorite charities are the MS Society and suicide prevention…An exciting place he’s visited is Cannes, France…An interesting fact about him is he plays guitar…If he could trade places for a day with another occupation he would be a musician…Also played soccer, lacrosse and baseball growing up…Most famous non-hockey person he’s met is Styx…Favorite quote is “luck is when preparation meets opportunity”…Favorite food is pasta…Favorite music artists are Iron Maiden and Luke Combs…Favorite movie is A Star is Born…Favorite television show is The Office…Favorite website is Instagram…Favorite book is Rich Dad Poor Dad…Favorite vacation place is Europe…Favorite sports team is the Georgia Bulldogs…Least favorite sports team is Alabama…Favorite sport to watch other than hockey is football.

Career Stats

Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2013-14 Cornwall CCHL 39 8 15 23 18 5 0 1 1 2
Youngstown USHL 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2014-15 Youngstown USHL 57 12 14 26 96 4 0 2 2 0
2015-16 Youngstown USHL 55 12 38 50 61 -- -- -- -- --
2016-17 Maine Hockey East 36 14 8 22 56 -- -- -- -- --
2017-18 Maine Hockey East 37 7 20 27 42 -- -- -- -- --
2018-19 Maine Hockey East 34 16 13 29 34 -- -- -- -- --
Grand Rapids AHL 10 2 0 2 2 -- -- -- -- --
2019-20 Grand Rapids AHL 59 8 14 22 17 -- -- -- -- --
GRIFFINS/AHL/PRO TOTALS 69 10 14 24 19 -- -- -- -- --

AHL Career Highs

  • Games Played 59, 2019-20
  • Goals 8, 2019-20
  • Assists 14, 2019-20
  • Points 22, 2019-20
  • PIM 17, 2019-20
  • Goal Streak N/A
  • Assist Streak 2, three times (MR: 2/14/20-2/15/20)
  • Point Streak 4, 1/17/20-1/24/20
  • Goals, Game 2, 11/15/19 GR vs. RFD
  • Assists, Game 2, twice (MR: 2/15/20 GR at CHI)
  • Points, Game 2, five times (MR: 2/22/20 GR vs. SA)
  • PIM, Game 5, 2/9/20 GR vs. TEX

Career Firsts

  • AHL Game 3/23/19 GR at TEX
  • AHL Point 3/29/19 GR vs. CHI (goal)
  • AHL Goal 3/29/19 GR vs. CHI (Oscar Dansk)

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