Phoenix Coyotes re-sign defenseman Chris Summers

Jul 5, 2013, 9:07 PM | Updated: 9:07 pm

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Coyotes said Thursday they had re-signed defenseman Chris Summers to a one-year deal.

“We are pleased to sign Chris to a one-year contract,” said Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney in a press release. “Chris is an excellent skater and continues to improve each season. He adds depth to our blueline corps and we look forward to having him back in our lineup this season.”

Summers has appeared in a total of 29 games with the Coyotes. In those games, he is 0-3-3 with 24 penalty minutes.

“I’m very excited to continue my career with the Phoenix Coyotes,” said Summers in the release. “Today is a very exciting day for me and my family. I am looking forward to a great season.”

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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