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John Mitchell | Center | #7

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (31) / 1/22/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 204
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 5 (158) / TOR
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John Mitchell pitched in two assists in the Avs' loss to Dallas on Thursday night.
Mitchell now has points in two straight games, and 21 points in 70 games this season with 50 penalty minutes. Apr 8 - 1:51 AM

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John Mitchell picked up his first goal of March during Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Flyers.

It's been a tough go for Mitchell since the All-Star break, scoring just two goals and four points in 22 games. He's now up to 10 goals and 18 points on the year.
Mar 25 - 12:21 AM

John Mitchell (undisclosed) is questionable for Wednesday's match against Montreal.

He left Tuesday's practice after a collision with a teammate and suffered an undisclosed injury.
Source: Denver Post
Feb 17 - 9:04 AM

John Mitchell is projected to play between veteran wingers Jarome Iginla and Alex Tanguay on Saturday night.

"I've had good chemistry over a couple of years with Mitchy," Iginla said. "Tangs, I'm always excited to play with him. We both know what we're going to do instinctively because we've played together so much. But now we know we need to be better." Mitchell hasn't scored since Dec. 21 and he has one assist in his last 13 contests.
Source: Denver Post
Feb 6 - 11:20 AM

John Mitchell was demoted to the fourth line after he took three penalties in Saturday's loss to the Flames.

Mitchell took an intereference penalty and a slashing penalty (Calgary scored on that power play) in the first period. He also added a second slashing penalty in the third frame. He played 12:19 in the loss.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 3 - 11:21 AM

John Mitchell is projected to center Gabriel Landeskog and Matt Duchene on Sunday.

He skated on the top line during Saturday's practice. The move will place Nathan MacKinnon with Alex Tanguay and Jarome Iginla. Mitchell has three goals and two assists in his last eight appearances.
Sat, Dec 26, 2015 05:02:00 PM

John Mitchell scored his seventh goal of the season in Sunday's 3-1 win over the St. Louis Blues.

Mitchell's goal at the 11:50 mark of the first proved to be the game-winner for Colorado. Alex Tanguay and Brandon Gormley picked up the assists on the goal. Mitchell has registered a point in three of his last four games. The 30-year-old has eight points in 20 games this season.
Sun, Dec 13, 2015 08:58:00 PM

John Mitchell scored in overtime to win the game 2-1 for the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night.

John Mitchell now has six goals on the season, giving him six points in seventeen games. Mitchell also picked up a couple of penalties in the game for a total of four penalty minutes. Mitchell's goal was assisted by Matt Duchene and Tyson Barrie. Barrie opened the scoring in the second period.
Tue, Dec 8, 2015 12:42:00 AM

John Mitchell (oblique) is expected to play Tuesday.

This injury has sidelined him for 11 of the last 13 contests. In 13 games this season, Mitchell has five goals on 17 shots.
Tue, Dec 1, 2015 05:11:00 PM

Coach Patrick Roy said he is "pretty confident" that John Mitchell will get back in the lineup on Tuesday night.

He has missed 10 of the last 12 games with an oblique injury and isn't expected to play on Monday versus the New York Islanders.
Source: Denver Post
Mon, Nov 30, 2015 01:33:00 PM

John Mitchell is day-to-day with an oblique injury.

He has missed eight of the last 10 games due to the ailment. Mitchell probably won't be available to play Wednesday night.
Source: Denver Post
Wed, Nov 25, 2015 09:06:00 AM

John Mitchell is out with an oblique injury again.

He played in Colorado's last two games, but has missed four games due to the ailment.
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Nov 17, 2015 03:28:00 PM

John Mitchell got back in the lineup Thursday night.

He missed four games with an oblique injury and logged 18:23 of ice time in his return.
Fri, Nov 13, 2015 02:31:00 AM

John Mitchell (oblique) isn't ready to return after all.

He was expected to return Tuesday, but will sit for a fourth straight time due to an oblique injury.
Tue, Nov 10, 2015 01:42:00 PM

Avs GM Joe Sakic confirmed that John Mitchell (oblique) is ready to return to Colorado's lineup.

Mitchell has missed three games because of the injury, but he is expected to play in Tuesday's game against Philadelphia. The 30-year-old has four goals in 11 games this season. He plays in more of a defensive role and won't have any fantasy value going forward.
Source: Denver Post
Sun, Nov 8, 2015 10:17:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Matt Duchene
2Carl Soderberg
3John Mitchell
4Mikhail Grigorenko
LW1Gabriel Landeskog
2Joe Colborne
3Cody McLeod
4Andreas Martinsen
RW1Nathan MacKinnon
2Jarome Iginla
3Blake Comeau
4Jack Skille
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Francois Beauchemin
4Eric Gelinas
5Fedor Tyutin
6Nikita Zadorov
7Patrick Wiercioch
8Chris Bigras
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Calvin Pickard