When Tanner Pearson got off to a hot start this season, he didn’t have any illusions that it would be like that the rest of the way.
Pearson scored four goals in his first three games in an almost identical start to two seasons ago, and that took an awful turn. He scored only eight more times in the ensuing three months before his season ended because of a fractured fibula
“I learned my lesson a couple years back,” Pearson said.
Not that Pearson is a sage veteran at 24, but that experience taught him that consistency is elusive and seasons can change drastically.
Since this season’s opening outburst, he had scored only four goals in 31 games going into Saturday’s...