John Mitchell (ice hockey, born 1986)

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John Mitchell
Born (1986-07-10) July 10, 1986 (age 28)
Neenah, WI, USA
Height 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
Weight 223 lb (101 kg; 15 st 13 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Arizona Coyotes
Portland Pirates (AHL)
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2010–present

John Mitchell (born August 28, 1986) is an American professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing with the Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect for the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit]

Prior to turning professional, Mitchell attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison where he played four seasons of college hockey with the NCAA Division I Wisconsin Badgers men's ice hockey team.[1] On September 29, 2013, Mitchell, along with a draft pick, was traded to the Washington Capitals in exchange for forward Mathieu Perreault.[2] He was then reassigned directly to the Hershey Bears AHL training camp.

On the eve of the 2013–14 NHL trade deadline, Mitchell was included by the Capitals in the trade of Martin Erat to Phoenix Coyotes in exchange for Chris Brown, Rostislav Klesla and a fourth-round pick in 2015 NHL Entry Draft on March 4, 2014.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 Tri-City Storm USHL 12 2 1 3 16
2004–05 Green Bay Gamblers USHL 42 6 5 11 22
2005–06 Green Bay Gamblers USHL 6 0 1 1 6
2005–06 Indiana Ice USHL 14 1 1 2 4
2006–07 University of Wisconsin WCHA 18 1 2 3 21
2007–08 University of Wisconsin WCHA 40 8 5 13 49
2008–09 University of Wisconsin WCHA 40 15 11 26 118
2009–10 University of Wisconsin WCHA 41 8 11 19 54
2010–11 Syracuse Crunch AHL 60 9 10 19 64
2010–11 Elmira Jackals ECHL 3 1 1 2 0
2011–12 Syracuse Crunch AHL 50 8 10 18 23 4 1 0 1 0
2012–13 Norfolk Admirals AHL 61 10 4 14 48
2013–14 Hershey Bears AHL 20 3 3 6 18
2013–14 Portland Pirates AHL 2 0 0 0 0
AHL totals 193 30 27 57 153 4 1 0 1 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Crunch Ink Three Players to AHL Deals". OurSportsCentral.com. 2011-12-03. Retrieved 2012-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Washington Capitals trade Mathieu Perreault to Anaheim Ducks in exchange for John Mitchell, draft pick". pennlive.com. 2013-09-29. Retrieved 2013-09-29. 
  3. ^ "Caps trade disgruntled Erat to Coyotes for Klesla, Brown". The Sports Network. 2014-03-04. Retrieved 2014-03-04. 

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