Adam Mitchell (ice hockey)

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Adam Mitchell
Adam Mitchell 3.jpg
Born (1982-12-01) December 1, 1982 (age 34)
Port Elgin, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
DEL team
Former teams
Straubing Tigers
Hannover Scorpions
Adler Mannheim
Hamburg Freezers
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2005–present

Adam Mitchell (born December 1, 1982) is a Canadian-German professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing for the Straubing Tigers in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (German Ice Hockey League).[1] Born in Port Elgin, Ontario, he was granted German citizenship in September 2014.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Mitchell played collegiately at Colgate University, serving as team captain as a senior.[3] Upon graduation in 2005, he turned pro and started his overseas career in Germany. After spending two and a half years with minor league team EV Landsberg, he was picked up by the Hannover Scorpions of the German top-flight Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) in December 2007.[4] He won the German championship with the Scorpions in 2010.

Prior to the 2011-12 campaign, he joined fellow DEL team Adler Mannheim on a two-year deal.[5] On June 20, 2013, out of contract from Adler Mannheim, Mitchell was signed to a one-year contract with the Hamburg Freezers.[6] He eventually stayed with the Freezers until May 2016,[7] when the organization folded.[8] On June 2, 2016, Mitchell inked a deal with fellow DEL club Straubing Tigers.[9]


  1. ^ "Adam Mitchell" (in German). Deutsche Eishockey Liga. Retrieved 2013-11-22. 
  2. ^ "Neuer deutscher Staatsbürger: Freezers-Star Adam Mitchell: „Vielleicht bleiben wir für immer!"". (in German). Retrieved 2016-06-02. 
  3. ^ "Colgate University Raider Athletics - 2004-05 Team Captains". Retrieved 2016-06-02. 
  4. ^ Allgemeine, Augsburger. "Adam Mitchell wechselt nach Hannover". Augsburger Allgemeine. Retrieved 2016-06-02. 
  5. ^ EISHOCKEY.INFO. "Hannover Scorpions: Adam Mitchell wechselt nach Mannheim - Situation in Hannover zu unsicher". EISHOCKEY INFO. Retrieved 2016-06-02. 
  6. ^ "Mitchell Moves to Hamburg - ECAC Hockey". Retrieved 2016-06-02. 
  7. ^ "Adam Mitchell" (in German). Hamburg Freezers. Retrieved 2013-11-22. 
  8. ^ Clinton, Jared (2016-05-25). "Former NHLer Schubert's last-ditch effort to save Hamburg Freezers fails, DEL team folds". Retrieved 2016-06-02. 
  9. ^ Germany, idowa, Straubing,. "Straubing Tigers: Adam Mitchell und Nikolaus Hartl wechseln an den Pulverturm - idowa". (in German). Retrieved 2016-06-02. 

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