Bill Mitchell (ice hockey)

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Bill Mitchell
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Billy Mitchell pictured with the Stratford Kroehlers circa 1946
Born (1930-02-22)February 22, 1930
Port Dalhousie, ON, CAN
Died April 1, 2014(2014-04-01) (aged 84)
Toledo, OH, USA
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Detroit Red Wings
National team  Canada
Playing career 1952–1973

William Richard Mitchell (February 22, 1930 – April 1, 2014) was a Canadian professional ice hockey defencemen. He played in one National Hockey League game for the Detroit Red Wings during the 1963–64 NHL season. He also played for the Canadian national team, winning a silver medal at the 1962 World Ice Hockey Championships.[1] He died at a hospice in Toledo, Ohio in 2014, of kidney failure.[2]

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Bill Mitchell started his coaching career with the University of Toledo hockey team in 1966 where they were 1967 Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association Champions.[3][4]

Team Year League Regular Season Post Season
G W L T OTL SOL Pts Finish Result
University of Toledo 1966–67 MCHA 23 22 1 0 0 0 44 MCHA Champions MCHA Tournament Champions
Toledo Blades 1969–70 IHL 72 32 33 7 0 0 71 NA Lost in 1st Round
Toledo Hornets 1970–71 IHL 72 17 44 11 0 0 45 NA Did Not Qualify
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Total 1966-71 167 71 78 18 0 0 - - -

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