John Mitchell
HEIGHT: 6' 6"
BIRTHDATE: 07/10/1986
DRAFTED: undrafted
Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, May 3, 2012. Traded to Washington by Anaheim with Anaheim's 4th round choice (later traded back to Anaheim, later traded to Dallas Dallas selected Brent Moran) in 2014 Entry Draft for Mathieu Perreault, September 29, 2013. Traded to Phoenix by Washington with Martin Erat for Rostislav Klesla, Chris Brown and Phoenix/Arizona's 4th round choice (later traded to Carolina Carolina selected Callum Booth) in 2015 Entry Draft, March 4, 2014.
Appeared in his third AHL season in 2012-13, collecting 10-4=14 points with 48 PIM in 61 games with Norfolk…set a career high in goals…recorded his third career multi-goal game (2-0=2) along with the game winner in a 3-2 victory, Mar. 13 @ Charlotte…posted a career-high three-game goal streak (3-0=3), Nov. 28-Dec. 2…appeared in his second professional season in 2011-12, scoring 8-10=18 points with a +7 rating and 23 PIM in 50 games with Syracuse (AHL)…matched a career high in assists and established a personal best in plus/minus…also appeared in four Calder Cup Playoff games, scoring one goal (1-0=1) in an opening-round series loss to St. John’s…matched career highs with two assists (0-2=2) on Nov. 23 @ Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and two goals (2-0=2) on Dec. 30 vs. Binghamton…signed a two-year contract with Anaheim, May 3, 2012…made his professional debut with Syracuse in 2010-11, collecting 9-10=19 points with 64 PIM in 60 games…scored a career-best two goals (2-0=2) to lead Syracuse to a 3-2 victory, Jan. 22 vs. Norfolk…earned a career-high two assists in a 7-1 win, Feb. 19 vs. Rochester…also had a three-game stint with Elmira (ECHL) from Nov. 2-5, picking up 1-1=2 points…played four seasons for the University of Wisconsin (WCHA) from 2006-10, scoring 32-29=61 points with 242 PIM in 139 career games…helped lead the Badgers to a Frozen Four championship appearance in 2010 against eventual winner Boston College…scored 15-11=26 points in 2008-09, sharing the team lead in goals and leading in GWG (4).