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Mitchell out on Saturday, joins long list of injured Avs

The Colorado Avalanche roster has been decimated by injuries recently. John Mitchell, who will miss Saturday’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes with a leg injury, is the latest addition to the injury report – joining eight of his teammates. Coach Patrick Roy said Mitchell is day-to-day after sustaining the injury in practice on Friday. Mitchell has three goals and two assist...
Via Mile High Sports
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche Injury Update: John Mitchell to be in lineup tonight for first time since last April

The Colorado Avalanche forward John Mitchell will return to the ice tonight against the Ottawa Senators, according to Mike Chambers of The Denver Post. #485082993 / The 29-year-old center hasn't played since April 10 of last season.  He has been suffering from concussion-like symptoms and migraines.  Head coach Patrick Roy said Mitchell will most likely play...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mitchell set to make season debut, Varlamov injured

Center John Mitchell will make his 2014-15 debut tonight as the Colorado Avalanche take on the Ottawa Senators on the road. Mitchell missed the final two games of last year’s regular-season, the playoffs, all of the preseason, and the start of this season with concussion-like symptoms. “It’s been a while and, obviously, it’s disappointing not to start the season on time,...
Via Mile High Sports
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche clinch Central Division: Video

  The Avalanche have completed their turnaround, and are now champions of the Central Division, considered by some to be the toughest division in the league. Before the Avalanche take the ice tonight for their season finale against the Anaheim Ducks, they have won the Central Division and have locked up the 2nd seed in the Western Conference. The Avalanche had a couple of different...
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche forward John Mitchell day-to-day with back injury

Tuesday night during the Colorado Avalanche's game against the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre, Avalanche center John Mitchell left in the second period of the 6-3 loss. Mitchell did not return to the game and was taken to a local hospital for x-rays.That hurts.Mitchell signed an extension with the Avalanche for 3 years last Friday, reportedly worth $5.4 million (AAV of $1.8 million...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche re-sign Mitchell, Berra

The Colorado Avalanche have the third highest payroll in the NHL, which figures to stay about the same after re-signing forward John Mitchell to a three-year $5.4 million contract set to begin next season.Mitchell is in his sixth NHL season, and second with the Avs after having previously spent time with the Leafs and Rangers. "John is a proven NHL player who has been a very good...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Varlamov's 35 saves lifts Avalanche past Wild, 5-4

Semyon Varlamov had 35 saves, John Mitchell had a goal and an assist and the Colorado Avalanche edged the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Thursday night. Matt Duchene had two assists for Colorado, which survived a flurry at the end to get the victory. Ryan O'Reilly, Paul Stastny, Nathan MacKinnon and Maxime Talbot also scored. It was quite a day for the 25-year-old Varlamov, who also finalized...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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