Torrey Mitchell

Hometown:

Greenfield Park Quebec

Currently Playing In:

Pro

Birthday:

1985-01-30

Position:

C

Eligible for draft:

2003

Shoots:

Right

Drafted:

2004

Height:

5-11

Acquired:

Trade with Buffalo, 2015

Weight:

185 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • C

History

Playing for College Charles Lemoyne in the Quebec Midget AAA Hockey League in 2001-02, Torrey Mitchell was named to the All-League team and the Playoff MVP as CCL won the league championship.

Mitchell began attending prep school at Hotchkiss in 2002-03 and lead the team in scoring with 18 goals and 35 assists in 25 games.

Leading Hotchkiss is scoring again in 2003-04, Mitchell compiled 25 goals and 37 assists in 25 games and was named a New England Prep School Ice Hockey Association DI Team West All-Star.

The San Jose Sharks selected Mitchell in the fourth round of the 2004 NHL Draft with the 129th overall pick.

In his three-year college career he earned rookie of the year honors for the Catamounts, and for two consecutive seasons he was earned Honorable Mention Hockey East All Star.

2006-07: Mitchell was co-captain of the 2006-07 Catamounts, and led the team in scoring with a total 35 points in 39 games. Mitchell is a talented two-way forward with a tremendous work ethic. He killed penalties for UVM and had the only shorthanded goal in the 2006-07 season.

 

Talent Analysis

Mitchell is a center with good speed and hands who possesses an exemplary work ethic.

 

Future

Mitchell was dealt by the Buffalo Sabres to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Jack Nevins and a draft pick.

 

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