Chris Summers
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Position Defense
Shoots Left
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
205 lb (93 kg)
NHL Team (P)
Cur. Team
Phoenix Coyotes
Portland Pirates (AHL)
Born February 25 1988 (1988-02-25) (age 32),
Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.
NHL Draft 29th overall, 2006
Phoenix Coyotes
Pro Career 2010 – present

Chris Summers (born February 5, 1988 in Ann Arbor, Michigan) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League.

Playing careerEdit

A native of Milan, Michigan, graduating Milan High School in 2005, Summers was drafted by the Phoenix Coyotes in the first round, 29th overall, in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. Drafted from the USA Hockey National Team Development Program in Ann Arbor, Summers was recruited to play collegiate hockey with the University of Michigan.

After his senior year in 2009-10 Chris signed a two-year entry level contract with the Coyotes on March 31, 2010.[1] He was then assigned to AHL affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage on an amateur try out contract for the remainder of the season.

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 U.S. National Development Team USDP 44471130 71010
2005–06 U.S. National Development Team USDP 596111787
2006–07 University of Michigan CCHA 41681458
2007–08 University of Michigan CCHA 412111365
2008–09 University of Michigan CCHA 414131740
2009–10 University of Michigan CCHA 404121628
2009–10 San Antonio Rampage AHL 61010
2010–11 San Antonio Rampage AHL 75191054
2010–11 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 20004
NHL totals 2 0 0 0 4


  1. Coyotes sign Summers to entry level contract. Phoenix Coyotes (2010-03-31). Retrieved on 2010-06-28.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Peter Mueller
Phoenix Coyotes first round draft pick
Succeeded by
Kyle Turris

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