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Welcome John Mitchell

05/02/2020, 12:45pm MDT
By Tbirds, John Mitchell, Mike Chambers/Denver Post


Colorado Thunderbirds are excited to welcome John Mitchell to the Thunderbirds staff!

John Mitchell

                  HOCKEY HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 14 Years of professional hockey.
  • 9 years in the NHL.
  • 2 years playing in Germany.
  • Involved in many hockey camps involving all age groups of kids ranging from 5-18 years old. 
  • NHLPA Player rep. for the the Colorado Avalanche from 2014-2017.  
  • Part of the negotiations during the 2012-2013 lock out for the NHL.  
  • Currently on the board of the Avalanche Alumni which includes one event a month to help charities around the Denver area. 
  • Color analyst for the Colorado Avalanche on the radio for most of the home games this season.

                     PLAYING EXPERIENCE:

  • 2001-2005 Plymouth Whalers, Assistant Captain 04, Captain 05, Team MVP in 04 and 05
  • 2005-2008 Toronto Marlies, Community player of the month in 2007
  • 2008-2011 Toronto Maple leafs
  • 2011-2012 Connecticut Whale, Assistant Captain
  • 2011-2012 New York Rangers
  • 2012-2017 Colorado Avalanche
  • NHLPA Rep last four years
  • 2017-2018 Nürnberg Ice Tigers
  • 2018-2019 München Redbull

Click HERE for Great article in Denver Post on John Mitchell

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