Mitchell signed a one-year deal with Lausanne of the Swiss league.
Mitchell logged 60 games last season split between Montreal and Los Angeles, in which he tallied a mere 11 points. Without a deal in hand, the 33-year-old will look to continue playing professionally abroad. If it is the end of the center's time in the NHL, he will wrap up his career with 67 goals, 85 helpers and 351 PIM in 666 contests.
Mitchell scored a goal against the Avalanche on Monday.
Mitchell's tally ended a 16-game pointless streak that also saw him serve as a healthy scratch on three occasions. The center saw just 8:27 of ice time versus Colorado, but was still able to find the back of the net on his lone shot of the game. Without more minutes, the Quebec native will remain a low-end fantasy option.
Mitchell collected an assist, two PIM and two hits through just 9:04 of ice time during Monday's 4-1 win over Philadelphia.
The speedy veteran has now recorded two goals and an assist through his past four contests. There's a chance Mitchell is just settling into his new surroundings, but it's probably best to temper fantasy expectations given his depth role and limited minutes.
Contrary to an earlier report that indicated Mitchell would join the Kings in St. Louis ahead of Friday's matchup with the Blues, he'll actually meet his teammates in Chicago for Sunday's game against the Blackhawks, Jon Rosen of Fox Sports West reports.
Mitchell's immigration paperwork has been completed, so he should be ready to enter the lineup and make his Kings debut Sunday in Chicago. The veteran pivot, who went scoreless in 11 games with the Canadiens before being dealt to the Kings on Nov. 23, will likely occupy a bottom-six role Sunday.
Mitchell's immigration paperwork has been completed, so he'll join the Kings in St. Louis ahead of Friday evening's matchup with the Blues, Curtis Zupke of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Mitchell should still be considered a game-time decision for Friday's tilt, but if he's able to go, he'll likely slot into a bottom-six role against the Blues. The 32-year-old pivot went scoreless in 11 games with the Canadiens before being dealt to the Kings on Nov. 23.
Mitchell (personal) is projected to be scratched from Friday's matchup with St. Louis, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
Mitchell's visa woes continue to drag out, as he will miss his fifth straight game due to this ongoing issue. Fantasy owners will need to continue to closely monitor this situation which seems to be rather fluid, considering the center was expected to have everything cleared up on more than one occasion since joining the Kings via trade.
Mitchell (personal) is still having problems obtaining his visa, which means he'll sit out Thursday's road game against the Capitals, NHL.com reports.
The bottom-six scoring center is about to miss his fifth straight game since the Kings acquired Mitchell from the Canadiens on Nov. 23. We'll see if he can get this issue settled before Friday's road match with the Blues.
Mitchell (personal) didn't take part in line rushes during pregame warmups, indicating he won't be in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Red Wings, Curtis Zupke of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Mitchell is still waiting to receive his American work visa, but it sounds like he may have a legitimate shot at making his Kings debut Thursday against the Capitals. The veteran pivot will likely occupy a bottom-six role once he's given the green light to suit up for L.A.
Mitchell's visa status has yet to be cleared up, putting his availability for Tuesday's clash against Detroit in question, Jon Rosen of Fox Sports West reports.
Barring a quick resolution, it seems doubtful that Mitchell will be ready in time to face off with the Red Wings; however, he has yet to be ruled out. The winger will likely have to wait until Thursday versus Washington to make his Kings debut after coming over via trade from Montreal.
Mitchell is still dealing with a delay in receiving his work visa but hopes it will be resolved by Monday night, Jon Rosen of Fox Sports West reports.
The Kings are about to head on a four-game road trip starting Tuesday, so if this doesn't get settled Monday, Mitchell will have to potentially join them on the road (starting Thursday in Detroit).
Mitchell was traded to the Kings on Thursday, NHL.com reports.
In exchange for the 32-year-old, the Canadiens will get a 2018 fifth-round conditional pick from the Kings. On the season, Mitchell has appeared in 11 games for Montreal, logging a career-low average of 9:18 ice time per game while failing to score a point.
Mitchell (illness) will be a healthy scratch for Saturday's game against the Maple Leafs.
The 32-year-old pivot has gone scoreless in 11 games this season, and he's nothing more than a rotational player at this stage in his career, so he can be safely overlooked in all season-long formats.
Mitchell (illness) will remain out of the lineup for Thursday's clash with the Coyotes, John Lu of TSN.ca reports.
Mitchell will miss his third consecutive outing due to his illness. Even when healthy, the center is not a lock for the lineup and is averaging a mere 9:21 of ice time when he does suit up. Without a consistent role and regular minutes, the 2004 fourth-round draft pick will continue to offer minimal fantasy value.
Mitchell will sit out of Tuesday's game against the Blue Jackets due to an illness, Arpon Basu of The Athletic Montreal reports.
Mitchell has been struggling this season, going pointless through 10 games, while firing just eight shots on net. His next chance to get into the lineup will be Thursday against the Coyotes, but until then, the Habs will roll with seven defensemen.
Mitchell will replace Ales Hemsky in the lineup for Sunday's road contest against the Rangers, Luc Gelinas of RDS reports.
Mitchell doesn't get much ice time when he does play -- he's averaged 12:38 of ice time with the Habs the past two seasons -- but he's collected 19 goals over 159 games and that's a steady clip for a fourth-liner just hoping to avoid the press box on any given night.
Mitchell is getting closer to a roster spot after the Canadiens waived or cut several forwards Saturday.
A gallery of forwards got fourth-line minutes during the preseason, but Michael McCarron, Daniel Carr and Peter Holland were removed from Montreal's preseason roster Saturday. That seemingly leaves Mitchell in a position to open the regular season on the roster, centering the fourth line. However, Jacob de la Rose, who scored in Saturday's preseason game, is still around and could dislodge Mitchell, who didn't play in either Friday's or Saturday's preseason game. Mitchell's good on faceoffs and has been a penalty-kill staple for the Habs, but coach Claude Julien, who made Mitchell a healthy scratch three times during last season's six-game playoff series against the Rangers, appears to be on the lookout for a replacement.
Mitchell (illness) will be in the lineup Wednesday night against host Buffalo.
An occasional scoring option in the bottom six, Mitchell has eight goals and nine assists with three games remaining in the regular season. His limited role makes him a punt play in most daily settings, but he'll aid the Habs at the dot -- he's won 400 of 734 faceoffs this season, good for a robust 54.5 winning percentage.
Mitchell (illness) took part in the morning skate Monday, but will not be in the lineup for the evening's contest against the Panthers, Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette reports.
Mitchell's presence at practice could mean he's recovered from the illness, but he will skip a third straight contest Monday nonetheless. The veteran forward's next chance to return to action arrives Wednesday against the Sabres, but his status shouldn't be of much concern in fantasy leagues given his lack of production this season.
Mitchell (illness) will not suit up Saturday against the Lightning.
Mitchell was a healthy scratch Thursday against the Panthers in the last game anyway, but the veteran center will stay on the sidelines with the flu now. He didn't have a very productive March, averaging 11:22 of ice time with one goal and one assist over 12 games. His next chance to crack the lineup will be Monday in Florida.
Mitchell scored Montreal's first goal in Tuesday's 2-1 overtime win in Vancouver.
Mitchell had gone 39 games without a goal before redirecting Andrei Markov's shot to give the Habs a 1-0 goal early in the first period. After starting the season with five goals over the first 10 games, Mitchell has scored just three times since.
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