Mitchell, 22, had two assists and 44 penalty minutes in 17 games with the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League this season, and has 47 points (21 goals, 26 assists) in 160 career AHL games. From 2006-11, he had 112 points (51 goals, 61 assists) in 264 games with the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League while serving as captain in 2010-11.
Mitchell was the Capitals' sixth-round pick (No. 175) in the 2009 NHL Draft.
So excited to be back with the Washington Capitals @washcaps organization for another year! Looking forward to a great '14-'15 season.— Garrett Mitchell (@Mitchy1_0) May 13, 2014