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Kyle Cumiskey | Defenseman

Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Age / DOB:  (28) / 12/2/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 185

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Kyle Cumiskey was recalled from AHL Rockford to Chicago on Sunday evening.
Since making his NHL debut during the 2006-07 season with Colorado, Cumiskey has seen just 139 NHL games (all but seven with Colorado) while registering nine goals and 35 points with 48 PIMs. In 54 games with Rockford this season, he posted two goals and 20 points so don't expect to see him unless an injury to the defense occurs. Apr 12 - 8:48 PM

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The Chicago Blackhawks demoted defenseman Kyle Cumiskey to the minors.

Cumiskey isn't a fantasy factor so JFYI.
Feb 28 - 4:59 PM

Kyle Cumiskey is a healthy scratch in Sunday's game against Boston.

Joining him in the press box are Tim Erixon and Ben Smith.
Feb 22 - 3:36 PM

Kyle Cumiskey will play in his third straight game for the Blackhawks Wednesday night against Detroit.

Since being called up from the AHL, Cumiskey continues to see ice time on the blue line. He has been paired up with Brent Seabrook for his last two games but has yet to pick up a point. With Cumiskey dressing, David Rundblad and Tim Erixon have been healthy scratches.
Feb 18 - 5:13 PM

Chicago has brought up Kyle Cumiskey.

Tim Erixon is day-to-day with a lower-body injury, so Cumiskey will provide the Blackhawks with a healthy extra body on the back end. He hasn't played in the NHL since the 2010-11 campaign with Colorado.
Feb 13 - 10:38 AM

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.
Thu, Oct 16, 2014 12:13:00 PM

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.
Wed, Jul 2, 2014 01:16:00 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

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4Marcus Kruger
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6Joakim Nordstrom
LW1Patrick Sharp
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3Bryan Bickell
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RW1Patrick Kane
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D1Duncan Keith
2Brent Seabrook
3Kimmo Timonen
4Niklas Hjalmarsson
5Johnny Oduya
6David Rundblad
7Michal Rozsival
8Kyle Cumiskey
G1Corey Crawford
2Scott Darling
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