2010-11 Senior Season
Made season debut against Massachusetts (10/9) scored his first goal of the season and was +2 at Colorado College (10/30) returned to the lineup at Michigan Tech (11/19) after missing both Wisconsin games (Nov. 5-6) with an illness.
2009-10 Junior Season
Played in all 39 games and scored all 17 of his points in conference games to rank third on the team in scoring in league games scored one of the season's most memorable goals, batting a puck out of mid-air with 26 seconds left in the third period for a 3-2 win at Michigan Tech (12/11) notched the game-winning goal and added an assist while finishing with a plus-four rating in a 5-2 win at Wisconsin (11/7) also scored power play goals in the Friday night game at Wisconsin (11/6) and the preceding game against Alaska Anchorage (11/1) for a three-game goal-scoring streak scored the game's first goal and eventual game-winner in a 3-0 victory over Colorado College (2/19) put a season-high five shots on goal against Northern Michigan (1/3) primarily played center, but also saw time at wing had NHL rights traded from Vancouver to San Jose prior to the season earned his third letter.
2008-09 Sophomore Season
Played in 36 of the team's 37 games, missing only the second game of home series against Michigan Tech (11/16) at his best late in the season with eight points over the last nine games after totaling eight points in the first 27 games of the year scored the overtime game-winner to beat Northeastern (1/3) in the Dodge Holiday Classic title game scored a goal against Brown (1/2) in Dodge Holiday Classic opener, earning all-tournament honors posted three points with a goal and two assists in loss at Michigan Tech (3/6) for his only multiple-point game of the season assisted goals in each game of series at Colorado College (2/20-21) scored game-tying goal in 4-4 draw with Michigan State (11/29) notched a goal in 2-2 tie with Minnesota Duluth (2/27) collected an assist in opening game of WCHA playoff series with St. Cloud State (3/13) six of his 13 career assists came in the final nine games split time at center and wing on second through fourth lines throughout the season earned second letter.
2007-08 Freshman Season
Appeared in all 45 games as a freshman and led the team with a plus-nine rating had two minus ratings over the final 26 games, posting a cumulative plus-five rating team was 7-0-2 when he scored a point spread his 10 points over nine different games scored a second period goal to put team ahead 2-1 in eventual 3-2 double overtime win over Minnesota State in WCHA playoffs (3/16) collected goals in each game of home series against Wisconsin (2/22-23) first career goal was the game-winner in a 4-3 victory over top-ranked Michigan (10/13) only multiple-point game came with a goal and an assist against Wayne State (1/4) did not score in 4-3 win at North Dakota (12/8), but had a plus-three rating had two three-game scoring streaks (11/9-16 and 2/22-29) scored points in each game of sweep against Minnesota State with a goal the first night and an assist the following night (11/9-10) split time at center and wing on second through fourth lines throughout the season earned first letter.
Played his prep hockey at Grand Rapids High School head coach was Bruce LaRoque finalist for the 2007 Minnesota Mr. Hockey Award named the 2006-07 Associated Press and Duluth News Tribune Player of the Year finished his senior season with scoring totals of 18-31--49 in 30 games named AP and St. Paul Pioneer Press first team all-state, Duluth News Tribune first team all-area and Iron Range all-conference led the Thunderhawks to second place at the 2007 Minnesota State High School Class AA Tournament earned all-tournament team honors played 12 games with the Tri-City Storm of the USHL following his senior season at GRHS, scoring eight goals and one assist helped Team USA capture the silver medal at the IIHF World Under-18 Championship this past April led Grand Rapids in scoring with 23-29--52 in 30 games in 2005-06 helped the the Thunderhawks to a 21-9-0 record and a runner-up finish at the Class AA State Tournament named to the all-tournament team with 5-1--6 in three games named AP all-state honorable mention, Duluth News Tribune second team all-area and Iron Range all-conference had 18-15--33 in 26 games during his sophomore season and 2-5--7 in his freshman campaign selected with the 25th overall pick in the first round by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
Management major in Carlson School of Management lists golf, ping pong and spending time on the lake as hobbies lists playing in the high school state tournament twice as his most memorable sports thrills born January 20, 1989.
Gopher Hockey Heads to Las Vegas
Minnesota will play North Dakota in the 2018 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Game at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018.
Gophers Mourn Mike Pearson
A native of Fort Frances, Ontario, Pearson was a three-year letter winner and a captain for Minnesota.
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