The Rangers have recalled Chris Summers from Hartford (AHL).
Summers, 27, did not record a point in his Rangers debut on March 29th. In 13 games with Hartford he has one assist and a plus-3 rating. He could play tonight as the Rangers gear up to rest some players after clinching the President’s Trophy on Tuesday.
Summers has been recalled and he will make his Rangers debut on Sunday.
Summers has one assist in 10 games since being traded to the Rangers organization. He had three assists in 17 games with the Coyotes earlier this season. He will replace Matt Hunwick who is out with an upper-body injury.
The Rangers have acquired Chris Summers, Keith Yandle and a 2015 4th round pick from the Coyotes for Anthony Duclair, John Moore, a 2016 1st round pick and a 2015 2nd round pick.
Summers, 27, is a former first round pick (29th overall) in 2006. He is not known for his offence, but is capable of being a strong shutdown D-man. He has three assists in 17 games with the Coyotes this season.
Summers (upper-body) will return to the Coyotes lineup on Thursday.
Summers has not been in the lineup for the last six games; he missed four due to an upper-body injury and two as a healthy scratch. He will replace Zbynek Michalek, who is out with an upper-body injury.
The Coyotes have assigned defenseman Chris Summers to the Portland Pirates, the Coyotes AHL affiliate.
The 6-foot-2, 209-pound Summers has played in six games with the Coyotes this season. He has also appeared in 47 games with the Pirates in 2012-13 collecting 2-9-11 and 47 PIM. Summers has posted 0-3-3 and 24 PIM in 29 career NHL games.
GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have recalled defenseman Chris Summers from the Portland Pirates, the Coyotes American Hockey League affiliate (AHL).
Expect Summers to fill in on the bottom defensive pairing. The rookie has three assists through nine games.
GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have assigned defensemen Chris Summers and Maxim Goncharov as well as forward Marc-Antoine Pouliot to the Portland Pirates, the Coyotes American Hockey League affiliate (AHL).
Summers will get another look if Derek Morris is still hurt. He has three assists through nine games.