Oilers add goaltender Summerhays

TULSA, Okla. – The Tulsa Oilers, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Winnipeg Jets and AHL’s Manitoba Moose, have signed goaltender Steven Summerhays for the 2016-17 season.

Summerhays finished the 2015-16 season with the Missouri Mavericks, where he compiled a 4-3-1 record, with a 2.05 goals-against average and .921 save percentage in eight games for the ECHL’s regular-season champions. Prior to the trade that sent him to Missouri, the Anchorage, Alaska native appeared in 14 games for his hometown Alaska Aces.

The 26-year-old made his professional debut in April 2014, when he played two games for the Fort Wayne Komets, following a four-year college career and the University of Notre Dame. Summerhays appeared in 106 games for the Fighting Irish from 2010-14, and backstopped the team to a CCHA conference championship his junior season in 2012-13.

Summerhays played two seasons of junior hockey for the USHL’s Green Bay Gamblers from 2008-10, where he earned the 2009-10 USHL Goaltender of the Year and First All-Star Team honors, while leading his team to the Clark Cup Championship.