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Chris Summers | Defenseman

Team: Arizona Coyotes
Age / DOB:  (26) / 2/5/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 209
Contract: view contract details

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Chris Summers will indeed play Sunday night against the Winnipeg Jets.
He's replacing Zbynek Michalek who's out with an upper body injury. Summers has no fantasy value, however. Jan 18 - 6:59 PM

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Chris Summers successfully cleared waivers.

The Coyotes haven't demoted Summers yet and they might not do so. He has three assists in 15 games this season.
Jan 15 - 9:00 AM

Chris Summers and Brandon McMillan are expected to play Tuesday night against San Jose despite being placed on waivers earlier in the day.

In fact, Summers will skate with Connor Murphy on Arizona's third defensive pairing and McMillan will play the left wing on the third line next to Joe Vitale and David Moss. There isn't much fantasy value to speak of here, but it is an interesting turn of events nevertheless.
Jan 13 - 8:59 PM

Chris Summers has been placed on waivers by the Arizona Coyotes.

Summers has three assists and a minus-12 rating in 14 contests in 2014-15. He's missed some time due to an upper-body injury this season, but he's also been frequently listed as a healthy scratch.
Jan 13 - 12:29 PM

Chris Summers had an assist in a 4-1 win against Winnipeg.

Summers has just three points in 13 games this season. He's a depth defenseman for Arizona and you would consequently need to be in a very deep league to justify having him on your fantasy roster.
Jan 9 - 10:22 AM

Chris Summers will skate with Keith Yandle on Arizona's top pairing Thursday night against the Jets.

He still cannot be recommended for your fantasy squad, however.
Jan 8 - 8:18 PM

Chris Summers will sit out Tuesday night against Columbus Blue Jackets.

He has no fantasy value.
Jan 6 - 8:53 PM

Chris Summers (upper body) was activated from the injured reserve list on Saturday but was a healthy scratch.

Summers was injured on December 21. He has two assists and a minus-eight rating in 12 games so his fantasy value is nil.
Jan 4 - 6:04 AM

Chris Summers (upper body) has been placed on the injured reserve list.

The Coyotes used the freed roster spot to recall Tyler Gaudet. Summers won't participate in Monday's game and should be regarded as day-to-day beyond that.
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 10:19:00 AM

Chris Summers missed his second straight game with an upper body injury.

Summers was injured on Monday in Vancouver. He has only two assists and a minus-eight rating in 12 games so he should not be in your fantasy lineup even when healthy.
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 06:50:00 AM

Chris Summers won't play Tuesday because of an upper-body injury.

Brandon Gormley is back from injury to replace him in the lineup. Summers doesn't have an fantasy value.
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 04:55:00 PM

Chris Summers will draw into the Coyotes lineup Monday night to take on the Oilers.

David Schlemko had previously held the sixth defensive spot for the Coyotes, but Summers will get his chance Monday against the Oilers. Summers has just one assist in six games played this season. Forwards Kyle Chipchura and Brendan Shinnimin will join Schlemko as healthy scratches Monday night.
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 08:09:00 PM

Chris Summer is a healthy scratch on Thursday.

The Coyotes are playing the Stars tonight. David Schlemko will take Summers' place in the lineup.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 08:40:00 PM

Chris Summers was back playing with Connor Murphy after being a healthy scratch on Wednesday.

Summers is a depth defenseman who will get into 40-45 games this season. He is not worth owning in standard pools although Murphy could be worth a look.
Sat, Oct 18, 2014 04:59:00 AM

Chris Summers has inked a two-year extension with Phoenix.

Summers had two goals and an assist in 18 games with the Coyotes in 2013-14. He also had nine points and 47 penalty minutes in 48 AHL contests.
Mon, May 12, 2014 02:24:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Antoine Vermette
2Martin Hanzal
3Joe Vitale
4Kyle Chipchura
LW1Mikkel Boedker
2Lauri Korpikoski
3Martin Erat
4Lucas Lessio
5Tobias Rieder
6Brandon McMillan
RW1Shane Doan
2Sam Gagner
3B.J. Crombeen
4David Moss
D1Oliver Ekman-Larsson
2Keith Yandle
3Zbynek Michalek
4Michael Stone
5Connor Murphy
6Chris Summers
G1Mike Smith
2Mike McKenna