Ex-Ranger John Mitchell Signs With Avalanche

Mitchell Agrees To Join Avs
John Mitchell

John Mitchell of the New York Rangers celebrates scoring against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 29, 2011. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (WFAN) — Former Rangers’ forward John Mitchell signed a two-year deal with the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday.

TSN’s Darren Dreger reported Mitchell agreed to a $2.2 million dollar contract for two years.  He is set to earn an annual average value of $1.1 million dollars.

The 27-year-old Mitchell played 63 games for the Rangers during the 2011-12 season.  He scored 5 goals and 11 assists.  During the playoffs, Mitchell took part in 18 games and recorded a lone assist.

Mitchell previously played 3 seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs before joining the Rangers in February 2011.

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