Chris Summers (D)
||Ann Arbor, MI
CAREER NOTES: 2012-2013: Chris Summers was named Assistant Captain of the Portland Pirates and appeared in 60 games for the Pirates. Summers also skated in 6 games for the Phoenix Coyotes. 2011-12: Summers recorded his 1st career multi-point game(0-2-2) vs. COL, Jan. 16th. He collected his 1st career NHL point (assist) vs. COL, Jan. 16th. 2010-11: Summers appeared in his 1st full professional season with San Antonio(AHL) and made his NHL debut with the Coyotes on Jan. 20th at LAK. 2009-10: In his senior season at Michigan(CCHA), Summers served as team captain. He helped Michigan win the CCHA Tournament and reach the Quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament. He made his professional debut for the San Antonio Rampage(AHL) on Apr. 2nd at Texas and scored his 1st professional goal vs. Rockford, Apr. 10th. 2008-09: Summers was a finalist for CCHA Defensive Defenseman of the Year and earned All-CCHA honorable mention status. He set the single-season career high for points(17), assists(13), and multi-point games(3). He was ranked 2nd among Michigan defensemen in points, assists, plus/minus(+21), blocked shots(36) and power-play points(1-6-7). He also earned Michigan’s Vic Heyliger Award(outstanding defenseman) and CCHA Defenseman of the Week on Dec. 29th. 2007-08: Summers represented the United States at the 2008 IIHF World Junior Championship where he served as alternate captain and helped Team USA to a 4th place finish. Summers recorded 2-11-13 in 41 games for Michigan and helped the Wolverines win the Great Lakes Invitational, CCHA regular season, CCHA tournament and reach NCAA Frozen Four. He posted career high for plus/minus(+27). 2006-07: As a freshman at Michigan, Summers earned CCHA All-Rookie team honorable mention as well as helping Michigan to the CCHA tournament. 2005-06: Summers skated in 59 games for the US National U-18 development team. He also won a gold medal with Team USA at 2006 IIHF World Under-18 Championship. He skated in all six games, tallying the GWG in the gold medal game. 2004-05: He skated in 51 games for the US National U-17 development team.