ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-signed right wing Garrett Mitchell to a two-year, two-way contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.
Mitchell, 23, registered eight points (four goals, four assists) and 121 penalty minutes in 64 games with the Hershey Bears (AHL) in 2014-15. He earned two points (one goal, one assist) on Feb. 28 against Albany and ranked tied for fourth on the team in penalty minutes. The 5’11”, 183-pound right wing has served as an alternate captain for the Bears in each of the last two seasons (2013-15). Mitchell has earned 55 points (25 goals, 30 assists) and 349 penalty minutes in 224 career AHL games with Hershey.
Mitchell recorded 112 points (51 goals, 61 assists) and 465 penalty minutes in 264 games with the Regina Pats (WHL) from 2006-11 and served as the team’s captain during the 2010-11 season. The Regina, Saskatchewan, native was drafted by the Capitals in the sixth round, 175th overall, in the 2009 NHL Draft.