Adam Mitchell (ice hockey)
December 1, 1982 |
Port Elgin, ON, CAN
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)|
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). Born in Port Elgin, Ontario, he was granted German citizenship in September 2014.
Mitchell played collegiately at Colgate University, serving as team captain as a senior. 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. 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. On June 20, 2013, out of contract from Adler Mannheim, Mitchell was signed to a one-year contract with the Hamburg Freezers. He eventually stayed with the Freezers until May 2016, when the organization folded. On June 2, 2016, Mitchell inked a deal with fellow DEL club Straubing Tigers.
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- Germany, idowa, Straubing,. "Straubing Tigers: Adam Mitchell und Nikolaus Hartl wechseln an den Pulverturm - idowa". idowa.de (in German). Retrieved 2016-06-02.
- Adam Mitchell's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Adam Mitchell's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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