Heading into the NHL All-Star break, the Phoenix Coyotes have assigned defensemen Chris Summers and Maxim Goncharov and forward Marc-Antoine Pouliot to their AHL affiliate in Portland, Maine.
The moves were announced Wednesday by Coyotes general manager Don Maloney.
Summers has played in nine games with Phoenix this season and has three assists. He was a first-round pick of the Coyotes in the 2006 draft.
Goncharov has been called up twice by the Coyotes this season, but has yet to register a point.
Pouliot has played in nine games with Phoenix and has two assists.