Eddie's Jersey Room

A visual resource for the historical research of Colorado Avalanche NHL game worn or game used hockey jerseys, their characteristics, and the players who have worn them.

7 John Mitchell

John Mitchell Back
John Mitchell Front
2015-2016 Twentieth Season
Reebok Edge 2.0. Set 2. Neck tagging 58.
Colorado Registration No. 061607

From the second set of alternate jerseys worn this season, the jersey displays the lighter wear typical of a third jersey. There are random black marks along the front white hem. and a couple of light borad burns on the left sleeve. The cuff and inside hem shows some light pilling. The size tag is marked "II" in the collar and the team's registration tag is sewn into the rear hem with the registration number marked in pen. The team's 20th Anniversary patch is sewn on the right chest. The jersey is accompanied by the Avalanche LOA. Acquired from a private collector.

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Neck tags

Set patch

Wash tag

Anniversary patch


Flag patch

Hem marks

Hem marks

Sleeve damage

Sleeve marks

John Mitchell

John Mitchell was born January 22, 1985 in Waterloo, Ontario. In 2003, Mitchell was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the fifth round of the NHL entry draft, 158th overall. In 2008-09, Mitchell made his NHL debut and one November 1st he scored the first two goals of his NHL career in a game against the New York Rangers, a game in which he was named first star.

Mitchell began the 2010-11 season with the Maple Leafs, but was assigned to the club's AHL affiliate after just 23 games.

On February 28, 2011, the NHL's trade deadline, Mitchell was shipped to the New York Rangers in exchange for a seventh round draft pick.

However Mitchell's stay in New York proved to be short-lived. On July 1, 2012, Mitchell signed a two-year contract as a free agent with the Colorado Avalanche.

Center - Shoots Left
Born Jan 22 1985 - Oakville, ONT
6.01, 204 lbs.

Drafted by Toronto Maple Leafs - round 5 #158 overall 2003 NHL Entry Draft. Traded to NY Rangers by Toronto for NY Rangers' 7th round choice (Viktor Loov) in 2012 Entry Draft, February 28, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 1, 2012.