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Chris Summers | Defenseman | #55

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (29) / 2/5/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 207
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 1 (29) / ARI
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The Pittsburgh Penguins have assigned Chris Summers to the AHL.
The 29-year-old hasn't suited up in any NHL games this season. He won't have any fantasy value at any point this season. Oct 17 - 7:08 PM

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Chris Summers will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Summers was called up from the minors earlier this week, but he still hasn't played in a game this season. He spent all of last season in the minors. Summers last played in the NHL two years ago. Josh Archibald and Scott Wilson will also be scratched against the Bolts.
Oct 12 - 7:22 PM

Chris Summers has been called up by Pittsburgh.

Summers earned 12 points and 71 penalty minutes in 74 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the AHL last season. He has nine points and 51 PIMs in 70 career NHL appearances.
Oct 10 - 5:29 PM

Chris Summers has signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Summers will come with a $650,000 cap hit if he plays in the NHL. He had 12 points and 71 penalty minutes in 74 AHL contests in 2016-17. The 29-year-old is an organizational depth defenseman.
Source: NHL.com
Jul 1 - 5:52 PM

Chris Summers has been placed on waivers by the New York Rangers.

He suited up in three games with the Rangers last season, while spending most of the year in the AHL with Hartford. New York also assigned Calle Andersson, Chris Brown, Steven Fogarty, Ryan Gropp, Tommy Hughes, Philip McRae, Michael Paliotta, and Adam Tambellini to Hartford.
Tue, Oct 4, 2016 01:24:00 PM

The New York Rangers re-signed Chris Summers to a one-year, two-way contract.

Summers will make $600,000 if he plays in the NHL and $350,000 if he suits up in the AHL. The 28-year-old had no points, four penalty minutes and a minus-2 rating in three games with the Rangers in 2015-16. He added three goals and 11 points in 74 games in Hartford (AHL). Summers was acquired from Arizona on March 1st, 2015 as part of the trade that saw Keith Yandle join the Rangers. Summers will likely serve as organizational depth in the minors next season.
Tue, Jun 14, 2016 08:18:00 PM

Chris Summers has been called up by the Rangers.

Summers had three goals and 11 points in 74 AHL games in 2015-16. Don't expect him to get any ice time in the playoffs.
Thu, Apr 21, 2016 11:26:00 AM

Chris Summers has been sent to the minors.

Summers was brought up on Dec. 18 on an emergency basis. He had no points and a minus-two rating in three games with the Rangers during this stint.
Wed, Dec 23, 2015 03:26:00 PM

Chris Summers has been promoted by the New York Rangers.

Summers has three assists and 23 penalty minutes in 27 AHL contests in 2015-16. The 27-year-old has played in 67 career NHL games.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 12:22:00 PM

The New York Rangers have sent defenseman Chris Summers to the minors.

The Rangers also sent Luke Adam, Mat Bodie, Ryan Bourque, Brian Gibbons, Ryan Graves, Magnus Hellberg and Brady Skjei to Hartford of the AHL. Summers will be an occasional callup when injuries occur during the season.
Sun, Sep 27, 2015 07:33:00 AM

Chris Summers has been called up by the New York Rangers.

Summers was promoted because the Rangers want to rest Marc Staal on Thursday. Summers has three assists in 18 games with Arizona and New York in 2014-15. He was acquired as part of the Keith Yandle trade.
Thu, Apr 9, 2015 11:19:00 AM

Chris Summers has been sent to the minors.

Summers was called up prior to Sunday's game. He had a minus-one rating and logged 15:00 minutes of ice time in the Rangers' 5-2 loss to Washington.
Mon, Mar 30, 2015 10:07:00 AM

The New York Rangers recalled Chris Summers from the minors.

With Matt Hunwick (upper-body) out on Sunday, the Rangers needed a replacement for him on the roster. Summers was acquired from Arizona in the Keith Yandle trade.
Sun, Mar 29, 2015 01:29:00 PM

Chris Summers has been traded to the New York Rangers as part of the Keith Yandle trade.

The Rangers have acquired both players and a 4th round pick from the Coyotes in exchange for prospect Anthony Duclair, John Moore, a 2016 first round pick and a 2015 2nd round pick. Summers, 27, has never been a full-time NHLer in his career. He is just a minor part of a huge trade. He will serve as organizational depth for the Rangers. He has three assists in 17 games with Arizona this season.
Sun, Mar 1, 2015 04:48:00 PM

Chris Summers has been returned to the minors by Arizona.

Summers has three assists in 17 games with Arizona in 2014-15. The 27-year-old defenseman has played in 64 career NHL contests.
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 10:39:00 AM

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