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: He 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.
Mitchell is a center with good speed and hands who possesses an exemplary work ethic.
Mitchell was dealt along with draft picks by the Minnesota Wild to the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for Matt Moulson and Cody McCormick at the 2014 NHL Trade Deadline.