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Chris Summers | Defenseman | #55

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 2/5/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 209
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 1 (29) / ARI
Contract: view contract details

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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. Apr 21 - 11:26 AM

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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

Chris Summers and Alexandre Bolduc will sit against the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night.

Summers has played just four times since the calendar turned, and in 16 games overall with three points and eight penalty minutes. Meanwhile Bolduc has just five points and 44 PIMs in 65 career NHL games. Meaning neither have much of any fantasy value.
Tue, Feb 10, 2015 08:02:00 PM

Chris Summers and B.J. Crombeen are expected to be scratched once again Monday night in Chicago.

Nothing will change for the Coyotes Monday night as Summers and Crombeen will be sidelined as healthy scratches for a second consecutive game. Summers hasn't skated with 'Yotes since January 18th and has three assists and a minus 12 rating in just 16 games this year. Crombeen has a goal and two helpers in 37 games to go with 53 penalty minutes in the 2014-2015 season.
Mon, Feb 9, 2015 08:23:00 PM

Chris Summer will be a healthy scratch against the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday.

The 26-year-old has three assists in just 16 games for Arizona this season. He has suited up for just one of the Coyotes' last eight games.
Sun, Feb 1, 2015 01:00:00 PM

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.
Sun, Jan 18, 2015 06:59:00 PM

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.
Thu, Jan 15, 2015 09:00:00 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.
Tue, Jan 13, 2015 08:59:00 PM

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C1Derick Brassard
2Eric Staal
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4Oscar Lindberg
5Dominic Moore
LW1Rick Nash
2Chris Kreider
3J.T. Miller
4Daniel Paille
5Tanner Glass
6Marek Hrivik
RW1Mats Zuccarello
2Kevin Hayes
3Nicklas Jensen
4Viktor Stalberg
5Jesper Fast
6Chris Brown
7Jayson Megna
8Pavel Buchnevich
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Keith Yandle
3Dan Girardi
4Marc Staal
5Dan Boyle
6Kevin Klein
7Raphael Diaz
8Dylan McIlrath
9Mat Bodie
10Ryan Graves
11Brady Skjei
12Chris Summers
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Antti Raanta
3Magnus Hellberg