Kyle Cumiskey
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
BIRTHDATE: 12/02/1986
DRAFTED: COL: 2005-222 overall
Missed majority of 2010-11 due to post-concussion syndrome. Traded to Anaheim by Colorado for Jake Newton and Anaheim's 7th round choice (later traded to San Jose San Jose selected Emil Galimov) in 2013 Entry Draft, October 8, 2011. Signed as a free agent by MODO (Sweden), July 9, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 2, 2014.
Played the 2012-13 season with Modo of the Swedish Elite League, scoring 7-25=32 points with 30 PIM in 46 games…also earned 1-4=5 points in five playoff games with Modo…was acquired by Anaheim from Colorado on Oct. 8, 2011 and spent the 2011-12 season with Syracuse (AHL)…scored 6-23=29 points with a +1 rating and 44 PIM in 57 AHL games, co-leading Syracuse defensemen in goals and ranking second in points and assists…added one assist (0-1=1) in four AHL Playoff games…appeared in his fifth NHL season with Colorado in 2010-11, earning 1-7=8 points with 10 PIM in 18 games…missed 64 games due to a pair of head injuries, Nov. 4-Jan. 14 and Feb. 9-Apr. 10…appeared in a career-high 61 contests with the Avalanche in 2009-10, earning 7-13=20 points with 20 PIM…led team defensemen in goals…notched his first career multi-goal game (2-0=2), Jan. 18, 2010 vs. Edmonton…set a franchise record for the fastest overtime goal after scoring nine seconds into OT, Feb. 10 vs. ATL…missed five games with a head injury (Feb. 13-Mar. 6) and 16 with a foot injury (Nov. 25-Dec. 26)…made his NHL postseason debut in 2010, scoring 1-1=2 points in the club’s six CQF games vs. San Jose…led the team in playoff TOI (22:37)…appeared in his third NHL season with Colorado in 2008-09, going scoreless in six games…missed the final 33 games of the season with a shoulder injury suffered on Jan. 29 vs. TOR…underwent season-ending surgery on Feb. 18…opened the season with Lake Erie (AHL), where he earned 5-12=17 points with a +7 rating and 16 PIM in 28 games…tallied 1-1=2 points with a +6 rating for the Canadian All-Stars at the 2009 AHL All-Star Classic on Jan. 26 @ Worcester…appeared in his second NHL season with Colorado in 2007-08…scored 0-5=5 points with 16 PIM in 38 games…missed 17 games with a groin injury, Jan. 12-Feb. 18…began the season at Lake Erie, posting 1-1=2 points with four PIM in five games…appeared in his first NHL season with Colorado in 2006-07, scoring 1-1=2 points with two PIM in nine games…recorded his first career NHL assist on Jan. 13 @ ANA and his first career goal, Jan. 6 @ MIN…made his NHL debut with the Avalanche in on Jan. 1, 2007 at Nashville…also played 63 AHL games with Albany, scoring 7-26=33 points with 32 PIM…led team defensemen in scoring…made his Calder Cup Playoff debut in 2007, earning 0-2=2 points with six PIM…played 177 WHL contests for the Kelowna Rockets from 2003-06, collecting 8-67=75 points with 119 PIM and a +22 rating…was part of the Rockets’ Memorial Cup-winning team in 2004 and also helped the club advance to the tournament in 2005…represented Team Canada at the 2010 IIHF World Championship in Cologne, Germany, collecting three assists (0-3=3) in seven contests.