Its becoming quite apparent that the Florida Panthers are going to be a tough team to play against. So far we have added Shawn Thornton, Dave Bolland, Jussi Jokinen, Al Montoya, Derek MacKenzie, and now Willie Mitchell. Mitchell recieved a 2 year deal worth $8.5 and he is coming of a Stanley Cup winning season with the Los Angeles Kings. He will be a great veteran prescence on the back-end who can mentor Ekblad and Gudbranson.
Mitchell is a defensive minded defenceman who posted 1 goal and 11 assists last season. He is also very physical and has some size at 6’3″, 208 lbs. In my opinion, this signing is one of the best of the day. Check out his career stats here.
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