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John Mitchell
John Mitchell Toronto
Position Centre
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
205 lb (93 kg)
NHL Team (P)
Cur. Team
F. Teams
Colorado Avalanche
Lake Erie Monsters (AHL)
Toronto Maple Leafs New York Rangers Connecticut Whale
Born January 22 1985 (1985-01-22) (age 31),
Oakville, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 158th overall, 2003
Toronto Maple Leafs
Pro Career 2005 – present
John Mitchell (born January 22, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre currently playing for the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL). He was drafted in the fifth round, 158th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
Mitchell

Mitchell, During his tenture with the New York Rangers.

Playing careerEdit

Mitchell grew up in Waterloo, Ontario playing minor hockey for the Waterloo Wolves of the Alliance Pavilion League. In the 2000-01 season, Mitchell led his Waterloo Wolves Bantams to a solid season and was selected in the 1st round (19th overall) of the 2001 OHL Priority Selection by the Plymouth Whalers.

Mitchell was selected in the first round, 19th overall, of the 2001 OHL Priority Selection Draft by the Plymouth Whalers. He served as captain of the Whalers in his final season with the team.

He was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs and played for their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate Toronto Marlies for three seasons. He began the 2008–09 NHL season with the Toronto Maple Leafs of the NHL. On November 1, 2008, he scored his first two career goals against Stephen Valiquette of the New York Rangers in a 5–2 win.[1] He was also selected as the game's first star.

On February 28, 2011, Mitchell was traded from the Toronto Maple Leafs to the New York Rangers in exchange for a seventh round draft pick in 2012.[2]

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2000–01 Waterloo Wolves MHAO 42 38 34 72 26
2001–02 Plymouth Whalers OHL 62 9 9 18 23 6 1 0 1 4
2002–03 Plymouth Whalers OHL 68 18 37 55 31 18 2 10 12 8
2003–04 Plymouth Whalers OHL 65 28 54 82 45 9 6 6 12 6
2004–05 Plymouth Whalers OHL 63 25 50 75 59 4 1 1 2 0
2004–05 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 2 0 0 0 0
2005–06 Toronto Marlies AHL 51 5 12 17 22 2 0 0 0 0
2006–07 Toronto Marlies AHL 73 16 20 36 46
2007–08 Toronto Marlies AHL 79 20 31 51 56 19 8 4 12 12
2008–09 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 76 12 17 29 33
2009–10 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 60 6 17 23 31
2010–11 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 23 2 1 3 12
2010–11 Toronto Marlies AHL 10 1 4 5 2
2010–11 Connecticut Whale AHL 14 7 5 12 10 6 3 3 6 0
AHL totals 229 49 72 121 136 27 11 7 18 12
NHL totals 159 20 35 55 76


ReferencesEdit

  1. Zwolinski, Mark. "Leaf barrage sinks Rangers", Toronto Star, 2008-11-02. Retrieved on 2002-11-02. 
  2. Maple Leafs trade Mitchell to Rangers for 7th round pick. The Sports Network (2011-02-28). Retrieved on 2011-02-28.

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