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Torrey Mitchell | Winger

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (29) / 1/30/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 189
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The Buffalo Sabres have placed Torrey Mitchell on injured reserve.
Mitchell has missed two consecutive games with a lower body injury. He's considered week-to-week at this point. The 29-year-old has six points in 31 games this season. Dec 21 - 12:06 PM

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Torrey Mitchell (lower body) is listed as week-to-week.

He probably will not play before the Christmas break, so that's three games he'll miss at least. Mitchell blocked a shot against Ottawa on Monday that forced him out of the game.
Dec 18 - 10:13 AM

Torrey Mitchell suffered a lower-body injury in Monday's shootout win over Ottawa.

He was hurt when he blocked a shot by Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson in the first period. Mitchell wasn't able to return and he's listed as day-to-day.
Dec 16 - 8:20 AM

Torrey Mitchell has recorded two goals in his past four games.

He scored the game-winning goal for Buffalo last Saturday versus Washington. "It's nice to have some success right now and finding my role," Mitchell said Monday. "Confidence is everything in this league. That's no secret. You get some wins under your belt and you start feeling good about yourself. It makes a big difference just showing up to the rink on a practice day." He's averaging 14:29 of ice time per contest, which is the highest of his career. Mitchell has three goals and four points in 21 matches, but it still could be a career year for him from a goal point-of-view if his current pace continues. While that's great for him, Mitchell isn't worthy of having a spot on your fantasy roster.
Nov 25 - 8:39 AM

Torrey Mitchell is skating on Buffalo's first line against Edmonton on Friday.

Mitchell is playing on a line with Tyler Ennis and Chris Stewart. Mitchell doesn't bring much offense to the table, but he may get a slight boost if he continues to play on that line. You can continue to ignore him in standard leagues.
Nov 7 - 7:01 PM

Torrey Mitchell saw a great deal of ice time with Buffalo as a penalty killer.

In nine games with the Sabres, nearly 19 percent of his ice time was spent shorthanded and the team was good over that span with a 26-for-29 success rate. Despite the small sample size, Mitchell ended up first on the team with 2:57 of penalty kill time per game. He scored his first point with Buffalo in the team's regular season finale after he was promoted to a line with Cody Hodgson and Zemgus Girgensons.
May 29 - 6:49 PM

Torrey Mitchell is among the Buffalo Sabres players returning to action against the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday.

Mitchell isn't particularly fantasy relevant, so JFYI.
Apr 8 - 5:59 PM

Torrey Mitchell (undisclosed) could be back on Tuesday.

If he isn't able to play against Detroit then he's expected to be ready to go Thursday versus the New York Rangers. Mitchell has been out of action since mar. 25 because of an undisclosed ailment.
Apr 7 - 10:33 AM

Torrey Mitchell sustained an injury while playing on Tuesday.

"Mitchell, his is something that's maybe a little more serious, but we'll take a look at him later," Sabres coach Ted Nolan said. Mitchell has nine points and 21 penalty minutes in 63 games this season.
Mar 26 - 4:55 PM

Torrey Mitchell was able to return to action on Tuesday March 18.

He had been dealing with a lower-body injury. Mitchell picked up a minus-1 rating in 12:24 of ice time in the Sabres' 3-1 loss to Calgary.
Mar 19 - 2:23 AM

Torrey Mitchell (lower body) might be able to return Tuesday.

He has been skating and coach Ted Nolan thinks Mitchell could be available to play against Calgary. Mitchell has played one game with the Sabres since he was acquired at the trade deadline from Minnesota.
Mar 18 - 7:54 AM

Torrey Mitchell was hurt when he took a shot off his foot.

Mitchell will miss Friday's contest as a result. It's not clear when or even if he'll return this season.
Mar 7 - 6:16 PM

Torrey Mitchell made his Buffalo debut Thursday versus Tampa Bay.

He played 13:24 alongside fourth-liners Matt Ellis and John Scott. Mitchell also received some time on the Sabres' penalty kill. He shouldn't be on your fantasy radar.
Mar 7 - 8:05 AM

The Minnesota Wild have traded Torrey Mitchell and unspecified draft picks to the Buffalo Sabres for Matt Moulson and Cody McCormick.

Mitchell has nine points and 21 penalty minutes in 58 games this season. He was likely included in this deal because he requested a trade. He's signed through the 2014-15 campaign, so this is more than a rental for Sabres.
Mar 5 - 3:13 PM

According to a report from Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports, Torrey Mitchell has requested to be traded.

He has received fourth-line minutes with the Minnesota Wild since his arrival in 2012-13. Mitchell and his agent, Kent Hughes, denied the report, but sources reiterated the story on Tuesday night.
Mar 5 - 10:39 AM

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C1Tyler Ennis
2Cody Hodgson
3Zemgus Girgensons
4Mikhail Grigorenko
5Matt Ellis
6Johan Larsson
7Tim Schaller
LW1Matt Moulson
2Marcus Foligno
3Brian Flynn
4Cody McCormick
5Nicolas Deslauriers
RW1Drew Stafford
2Chris Stewart
3Brian Gionta
4Torrey Mitchell
5Patrick Kaleta
D1Tyler Myers
2Rasmus Ristolainen
3Josh Gorges
4Andrej Meszaros
5Mike Weber
6Andre Benoit
7Nikita Zadorov
8Mark Pysyk
9Tyson Strachan
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2Michal Neuvirth
3Matthew Hackett