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John Mitchell  #7

NUMBER: 7 BIRTHDATE: January 22, 1985  (AGE 29)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Oakville, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 204 DRAFTED: TOR / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 5th   (158th overall)

2014 PLAYOFFS
- Has missed the first six games of this series due to injury (upper body).
- Is looking to make his second appearance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
- Dressed in 18 of New York’s 20 playoff contests in 2012, posting one assist while winning 53.5% of his faceoffs (38-of-71).

2013-14 REGULAR SEASON
- Set career highs in assists (21) and points (32).
- His 11 goals were one shy of his career best set with Toronto in 2008-09.
- Ranked fourth on the club in plus/minus (+13).

Traded to NY Rangers by Toronto for NY Rangers' 7th round choice (Viktor Loov) in 2012 Entry Draft, February 28, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 1, 2012.
Quote of the Day

He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers