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John Mitchell  #7

NUMBER: 7 BIRTHDATE: January 22, 1985  (AGE 29)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Oakville, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 204 DRAFTED: TOR / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 5th   (158th overall)
- Has missed nine of the last 10 games due to a leg injury. - Was placed on IR, Dec. 11 (retroactive to Nov. 29). - Scored 1:15 into the first period on Nov. 4 vs. Vancouver. - Was activated from the Injured Non-Roster list on Oct. 16 and scored a short-handed goal in his season debut that night in Ottawa. - The goal was Mitchell's first career short-handed tally and marked the third time in as many seasons with Colorado that he's scored a goal in his first game of the year. - Began the season on the Injured Non-Roster list, forcing him to miss the first four games of the year. - Set career highs in assists (21) and points (32) while appearing in 75 games for Colorado last season. - His 11 goals were one shy of his career best set with Toronto in 2008-09.
Traded to NY Rangers by Toronto for NY Rangers' 7th round choice (Viktor Loov) in 2012 Entry Draft, February 28, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 1, 2012.
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When I first became captain here, Monsieur Beliveau came to me and said, 'You're going to be fine. You don't have to change, you got selected because of who you are.'

— Saku Koivu on Thursday, recalling what he was told by the late Jean Beliveau when he was named Canadiens captain in 1999
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