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Torrey Mitchell

Torrey Mitchell  #17

NUMBER: 17 BIRTHDATE: January 30, 1985  (AGE 29)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Greenfield Park, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 189 DRAFTED: SJS / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 4th   (126th overall)

• Scored his first goal as a Sabre in the season finale vs. NYI (4/13)
• Missed six outings with an undisclosed injury (3/27-4/6)
• Logged 17:24 TOI and contributed four hits at VAN (3/23)
• Missed six games with a lower-body injury (3/7-3/16)
• Logged 13:24 TOI in his Sabres debut at TBL (3/6)
• Tallied nine points (1+8) over 58 games with Minnesota
• Recorded assist and season-best +2 rating vs. DAL (1/18)
• Had an assist in consecutive games (0-2=2, 12/27-12/29)
• Had a 3-game point streak (1-2=3, 11/1-11/5) one shy of career-best
• Collected first goal of season vs. NJ (11/3)
• Recorded season-high five shots at TOR (10/15)
• Registered assist and +1 rating vs. WPG (10/10)
• Missed three games with lower-body injury (11/20-25)

ECAC All-Rookie Team (2005) Missed majority of 2008-09 due to training camp leg injury, September 18, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 1, 2012. Traded to Buffalo by Minnesota with Winnipeg's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Washington Washington selected Vitek Vanecek) in 2014 Entry Draft and Minnesota's 2nd round choice in 2016 Entry Draft for Matt Moulson and Cody McCormick, March 5, 2014.
Quote of the Day

He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers