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Mitch Wheaton

Mitch Wheaton  #71

Detroit Red Wings  Defenseman
NUMBER: 71 BIRTHDATE: February 6, 1995  (AGE 19)
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Sherwood Park, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: DET / 2013 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 5th   (139th overall)    Prospect Bio
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday