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Kyle Cumiskey | Defenseman

Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Age / DOB:  (27) / 12/2/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 185
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Kyle Cumiskey has been placed on waivers by the Blackhawks.
He cracked Chicago's roster out of training camp as the team's eighth defender, but he hasn't been in the lineup yet. The Hawks have received good contributions from young blueliners David Rundblad and Trevor Van Riemsdyk, so Cumiskey may head to the minors if he clears. Oct 16 - 12:13 PM

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Kyle Cumiskey has signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Blackhawks.

Cumiskey had four goals and 28 points in 45 Swedish league games in 2013-14. He also has nine goals and 35 points in 132 career NHL contests.
Jul 2 - 1:16 PM

Kyle Cumiskey reportedly wants to cut ties with the Anaheim Ducks so that he would become a free agent should he eventually choose to return to the NHL.

Cumiskey signed a one-year deal with the Swedish Elite League's Modo, but Anaheim took him to arbitration so that they could retain his NHL rights. An arbitrator handed Cumiskey a one-year, two-way contract worth $744,000 at the NHL level. Cumiskey had 29 points and 44 penalty minutes in 57 AHL games in 2011-12.
Wed, Aug 1, 2012 09:51:00 AM

Kyle Cumiskey has agreed to a one-year deal with the Swedish Elite League's Modo.

Cumiskey had 29 points and 44 penalty minutes in 57 AHL games last season. He's also scored nine goals and registered 26 assists in 132 career NHL contests.
Tue, Jul 17, 2012 09:46:00 AM

The Anaheim Ducks have called up Kyle Cumiskey.

Cumiskey has two goals and 16 points in 36 AHL games this season. He might make his NHL season debut on Tuesday.
Mon, Feb 20, 2012 12:40:00 PM

Kyle Cumiskey has been sent to the minors.

Cumiskey didn't end up playing with the Ducks during his NHL stint. He'll report to the Syracuse Crunch.
Wed, Jan 18, 2012 09:51:00 AM

The Anaheim Ducks have recalled defenseman Kyle Cumiskey from the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL.

Cumiskey, 25, is in his first season with the Anaheim organization and has two goals and 12 assists in 29 games with the Crunch. He was acquired Oct. 8 from the Colorado Avalanche for defenseman Jake Newton and a conditional 2013 seventh-round draft pick.
Tue, Jan 10, 2012 08:55:00 AM

Kyle Cumiskey has been sent down to AHL Syracuse.

The Ducks acquired Cumiskey from the Avalanche last week in exchange for a conditional draft pick and Jake Newton. Cumiskey already cleared waivers when he was with Colorado, so he doesn't have to go through that process again before being sent to Syracuse.
Wed, Oct 12, 2011 07:50:00 AM

The Anaheim Ducks have acquired Kyle Cumiskey from the Avalanche in exchange for Jake Newton and seventh-round draft pick in 2013.

Cumiskey, 24, played in only 18 games with the Avalanche last season due to concussion issues, potting a goal and adding seven assists. He is expected be in Anaheim on Monday to take a physical.
Sun, Oct 9, 2011 09:19:00 AM

Kyle Cumiskey has been placed on waivers by Colorado.

Cumiskey had been dealing with a groin injury. If he clears waivers, he'll probably start the season in the AHL.
Fri, Oct 7, 2011 12:16:00 PM

Kyle Cumiskey​ (groin) and forwards Mark Olver (head) and Brandon Yip​ (forearm) were placed on injured reserved Wednesday by the Avalanche.

Consider this an FYI, as none of them are expected to be fantasy factors this season.
Source: Denver Post
Wed, Oct 5, 2011 04:12:00 PM

Kyle Cumiskey missed Tuesday's practice due to a groin injury.

Cumiskey inked a two-way contract with the Avalanche on September 9th. He should be considered day-to-day for now.
Source: Denver Post
Wed, Sep 28, 2011 10:07:00 AM

Kyle Cumiskey has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Colorado Avalanche.

He will earn $708,000 at the NHL level and $105,000 if he plays in the minors. He was limited to 18 appearances last season after missing 35 games with a concussion and the final 28 contests of the year with a head injury. Cumiskey has some offensive upside though and he is expected to attend training camp where he will compete for a spot in the opening day lineup.
Source: Denver Post
Fri, Sep 9, 2011 03:37:00 PM

According to his agent, restricted free agent Kyle Cumiskey has completely recovered from his concussion.

Cumiskey was given a qualifying offer by the Avalanche, but the two sides have been unable to agree to terms. Cumiskey played in just 18 games last season and he's yet to play in more than 61 NHL contests in a single campaign. He's worth keeping an eye on, but we can't recommend drafting him in standard leagues.
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Sep 6, 2011 01:50:00 PM

Kyle Cumiskey got a qualifying offer from Colorado.

Cumiskey had a goal and eight points in 18 games last season. He is eligible to become a restricted free agent on Friday.
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Jun 28, 2011 10:09:00 AM

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