- 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.