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Coyotes Recall Summers, Assign Rundblad to AHL

Tuesday, 02.5.2013 / 4:14 PM MT / News
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Coyotes Recall Summers, Assign Rundblad to AHL

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have recalled defenseman Chris Summers and assigned defenseman David Rundblad to the Portland Pirates, the Coyotes American Hockey League affiliate (AHL).

Chris Summers

The 6-foot-2, 209-pound Summers has played in 41 games for Portland this season collecting 2-8-10 and 45 PIM. He was selected to represent the Pirates at the AHL All-Star Game in Providence, Rhode Island. Summers won the AHL’s fastest skater contest, setting a new AHL record in the skills competition with a time of 13.324.

In 2011-12, Summers appeared in 21 games with the Coyotes posting 0-3-3 with 11 PIM. The Ann Arbor, Michigan native played in 28 games for Portland last season collecting 0-2-2 and 37 PIM.

The 6-foot-2, 189-pound Rundblad has played three games for the Coyotes this season. In 32 games with Portland, Rundblad has collected 6-17-23 and 10 penalty minutes (PIM). At the time of his recall, Rundblad ranked fifth on the Pirates in scoring and led all Pirates defensemen in points.

Rundblad was originally drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the first round (17th overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. is the official Web site of the Arizona Coyotes. The Arizona Coyotes and are trademarks of IceArizona Hockey Co LLC, NHL, NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL Logos and marks NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 2016 The Arizona Coyotes and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | AdChoices | Contact Us