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Colorado Avalanche Sign John Mitchell To A Three-Year Extension

DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed forward John Mitchell to a three-year contract extension through the 2016-17 season.

Mitchell, 29, has appeared in 65 of Colorado’s 66 games this season, tallying 23 points (7g/16a) with a +8 plus/minus rating.  Mitchell’s 16 assists are just one short of his career high (17) set with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2008-09 and 2009-10.  The Oakville, Ontario native played in his 300th NHL game on Dec. 14 vs. Minnesota and recorded his 100th NHL point on Nov. 30 vs. Minnesota. 

“John is a proven NHL player who has been a very good addition to our team the past two seasons,” said Avalanche Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations Joe Sakic.  “He can play in different situations and we feel his presence and his versatility will continue to strongly benefit our team moving forward.”

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Washington/Anaheim Trade

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have acquired a fourth-round draft pick in the 2014 NHL Draft and forward John Mitchell from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for forward Mathieu Perreault, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. Mitchell will report to Hershey.

Mitchell, 27, collected 14 points (10 goals, 4 assists) and 48 penalty minutes in 61 games with the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League (AHL) last season.

Perreault recorded 17 points (6 goals, 11 assists) in 39 games with Washington last season. The Drummondville, Quebec, native tallied 70 points (33 goals, 37 assists) in 159 career NHL games with the Capitals. Perreault was drafted by Washington in the sixth round (177th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

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Avs Agree To Terms With Mitchell And Carkner

from a Colorado Avalanche tweet,

The #Avs have come to terms with UFAs John Mitchell (formerly NYR) and Matt Carkner (formerly OTT). Official

update 2:13pm, Even though the Avs tweeted official, Carkner has now signed with the Islanders.

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Leafs Lose Two To Injuries

via the Twitter of Jonas Siegel,

John Mitchell out six weeks with a knee injury. Vesa Toskala will miss the upcoming trip with a groin injury.

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