The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


Panthers defenseman Willie Mitchell to miss third straight game

SUNRISE, Fla -- Willie Mitchell will miss his third straight game Tuesday night when the Florida Panthers host the Anaheim Ducks. Mitchell, who is currently listed as day-to-day, hasn't played since sustaining an upper-body injury during Florida's 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Feb. 3. "He's getting closer, but not quite yet," Panthers head coach Gerard Gallant said after...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers' Willie Mitchell closes the book on time with Kings

The last time Willie Mitchell took the ice at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the veteran defenseman could be seen circling the rink with the Stanley Cup hoisted high above his head, the silver trophy shining nearly as bright as his bearded grin. Of the 18 forwards and defensemen that helped lift the Kings to a 3-2 double-overtime victory over the New York Rangers that night,...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers News: Willie Mitchell Named Captain

Willie Mitchell, became the eighth captain in Florida Panthers history on Monday, according to the teams official site. #450586624 / Mitchell was signed by the Panthers over the offseason to a two-year $9M contract, according to CapGeek. The two time Cup champion is being counted on to bring a winning attitude.In his career Mitchell has played 795 games and...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Kings have “no room” for Willie Mitchell

The Los Angeles Kings won’t be bringing back Willie Mitchell. The defenseman will head to free agency after the Kings reportedly said they have “no room” for him. Can confirm that Kings won't be re-signing Willie Mitchell: "Unfortunately, no room." Was a huge part of that team. — Craig Custance (@CraigCustance) June 26, 2014 Mitchell still has plenty to offer in the NHL...
Via Bloguin Best
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings, Lord Stanley visit Dodger Stadium

LOS ANGELES -- Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell tells the story of his first experience with the Stanley Cup. Mitchell took the Cup with him on a fishing trip. He noticed a man nearby looking intensely at the Cup. "I just wanted to make his day and I pulled over and said 'Hey, do you want a picture with this thing?' " Mitchell recalled.   The reaction was one Mitchell will never...
Via Fox Sports West
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings' Willie Mitchell: Injuries put life in perspective

LOS ANGELES -- Before the Los Angeles Kings' first game of the 2013-14 NHL season, the last time Willie Mitchell had been on any ice at all he was hoisting the Stanley Cup. And then... Nothing. One of the toughest defensemen in the game, he suffered from concussions and now says he lost nearly a year of his life being plagued by the residual effects. When the concussions didn't take...
Via Fox Sports West
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Willie Mitchell relishes postseason opportunity

CHICAGO -- Darryl Sutter took a page from Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau's book this week when he inserted defenseman Willie Mitchell into Game 1 of the Western Conference finals as a surprise game-time decision. The Kings' veteran D-man hadn't played since April 28 in Game 6 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Sharks. Mitchell was day-to-day with a lower-body injury...
Via Fox Sports West
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ahead of Game 2, Kings say they 'learned our lesson dearly last game'

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Last Thursday night now seems like it was ages ago. The Kings have had three days off and were able to skate twice at home at the Toyota Sports Center. Now back at the SAP Center for Sunday night's second game against San Jose, the disastrous game 1 is fully behind them. "We learned our lesson dearly last game and we need to play our style of hockey," said Kings...
Via Fox Sports West
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Dwight Howard, image & Houston's title chances

10 unheralded NFL players who will impact Week 5

Five potential upsets in NFL Week 5

Why the Carolina Panthers are the NFL's next super power

NHL Department of Player Safety inconsistent in disciplining players?

Explaining the silence on Thabo Sefolosha’s police brutality trial

Six biggest matchups in Week 6 of CFB

Joe Maddon's defensive calculus

Sepp Blatter appeals FIFA suspension

Looking at four NHL goaltenders who debuted for new teams

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker