Willie Mitchell is a Canadian defenseman on the Vancouver Canucks.
Mitchell was drafted by the New Jersey Devils in 1996, after playing 2 seasons at Clarkson University. He joined the Devils for 2 games in 200, and played another 16 games with New Jersey in 2000-01 before being traded to Minnesota. He spent the next 4 seasons in Minnesota, and was traded to Dallas at the trade deadline in 2006. He signed with the Canucks in the offseason. In Vancouver, Mitchell emerged as one of the Canucks’ top defenseman, winning the team award for best defenseman in 2008.
Mitchell won a gold medal with team Canada at the 2004 World Championships.
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