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John Mitchell

John Mitchell  #7

NUMBER: 7 BIRTHDATE: January 22, 1985  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Oakville, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 204 DRAFTED: TOR / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 5th   (158th overall)
- Has missed eight of the last 10 games due to an oblique injury. - Missed four games due to an oblique injury, Nov. 3-10. - Opened the year with a four-game goal streak, becoming the first Colorado Avalanche player to score goals in each of the first four games of a season. - Was the third player in franchise history to score in each of the team s first four games, joining Quebec's Michel Goulet (1983-84) and Mats Sundin (1992-93). - Mitchell's four-game goal streak was a career high. - Scored in the season opener on Oct. 8 vs. Minnesota, the fourth time in as many years with Colorado that Mitchell has scored in his first game of the season.
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.
Quote of the Day

Yeah, I guess so. That empty-netter was pretty lucky, but I'll take it.

— Senators forward Mike Hoffman when asked if his two-goal game was a good way to celebrate his 26th birthday
World Cup of Hockey 2016