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Willie Mitchell

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Position: D ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-3 (190 cm)
Weight: 210 lbs. (95 kg)

Born: April 23, 1977 in Port McNeill, British Columbia
Draft: New Jersey, 8th round (199th overall), 1996 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Clarkson
Current salary: $4,250,000
Current cap hit: $4,250,000



NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
1999-00 22 NJD NHL 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 32 16:04
2000-01 23 TOT NHL 33 1 9 10 4 40 1 0 0 0 7 1 1 30 3.3 592 17:56
2000-01 23 NJD NHL 16 0 2 2 0 29 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 14 0.0 238 14:52
2000-01 23 MIN NHL 17 1 7 8 4 11 1 0 0 0 5 1 1 16 6.3 354 20:49
2001-02 24 MIN NHL 68 3 10 13 -16 68 3 0 0 1 8 2 0 67 4.5 1457 21:25
2002-03 25 MIN NHL 69 2 12 14 13 84 1 0 1 1 12 0 0 67 3.0 1482 21:28
2003-04 26 MIN NHL 70 1 13 14 12 83 1 0 0 0 9 2 2 58 1.7 1582 22:36
2005-06 28 TOT NHL 80 2 8 10 19 113 2 0 0 0 8 0 0 58 3.4 1668 20:51
2005-06 28 MIN NHL 64 2 6 8 15 87 2 0 0 0 6 0 0 48 4.2 1336 20:52
2005-06 28 DAL NHL 16 0 2 2 4 26 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 10 0.0 332 20:46
2006-07 29 VAN NHL 62 1 10 11 1 45 1 0 0 0 9 0 1 54 1.9 1377 22:13 AS-28
2007-08 30 VAN NHL 72 2 10 12 6 81 2 0 0 1 9 1 0 65 3.1 141 1670 23:12 0 0 49 109 37 41
2008-09 31 VAN NHL 82 3 20 23 29 59 3 0 0 1 20 0 0 88 3.4 207 1879 22:55 0 1 0.0 81 125 39 58 AS-19
2009-10 32 VAN NHL 48 4 8 12 13 48 4 0 0 1 7 0 1 47 8.5 104 1085 22:37 0 0 32 79 23 27
2010-11 33 LAK NHL 57 5 5 10 4 21 4 0 1 1 5 0 0 59 8.5 152 1243 21:49 0 0 35 85 12 47
2011-12 34 LAK NHL 76 5 19 24 20 44 5 0 0 2 11 5 3 104 4.8 239 1689 22:14 0 1 0.0 74 136 21 55 AS-21,Norris-18
2013-14 36 LAK NHL 76 1 11 12 14 58 1 0 0 0 9 2 0 73 1.4 177 1545 20:20 0 0 102 128 10 56
2014-15 37 FLA NHL 66 3 5 8 1 25 3 0 0 0 4 0 1 78 3.8 183 1431 21:41 0 0 99 144 17 34
5 yrs MIN NHL 288 9 48 57 28 333 8 0 1 2 40 5 3 256 3.5 6210 21:34
4 yrs VAN NHL 264 10 48 58 49 233 10 0 0 3 45 1 2 254 3.9 506 6011 22:46 0 1 0.0 162 313 99 126
3 yrs LAK NHL 209 11 35 46 38 123 10 0 1 3 25 7 3 236 4.7 568 4478 21:26 0 1 0.0 211 349 43 158
2 yrs NJD NHL 18 0 2 2 1 29 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 16 0.0 270 14:00
1 yr DAL NHL 16 0 2 2 4 26 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 10 0.0 332 20:46
1 yr FLA NHL 66 3 5 8 1 25 3 0 0 0 4 0 1 78 3.8 183 1431 21:41 0 0 99 144 17 34
Career NHL 861 33 140 173 121 769 31 0 2 8 118 13 9 850 3.9 1539 18732 21:45 0 2 0.0 472 806 159 318

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 30 Vancouver Canucks NHL 72 1298.4 995 1184 45.7 -4.2 779 920 45.9 -3.8 8.6 92.7 101.3 37.3 62.7
2008-09 31 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 1462.6 1334 1316 50.3 2.4 988 1003 49.6 1.4 10.5 93.5 104.0 43.2 56.8
2009-10 32 Vancouver Canucks NHL 48 867.5 779 799 49.4 -3.3 606 617 49.6 -2.3 9.7 92.9 102.6 43.0 57.0
2010-11 33 Los Angeles Kings NHL 57 1029.4 961 919 51.1 -3.4 684 707 49.2 -4.6 9.3 91.5 100.7 45.4 54.6
2011-12 34 Los Angeles Kings NHL 76 1328.2 1357 1194 53.2 -1.7 978 897 52.2 -2.1 7.2 94.4 101.6 50.9 49.1
2013-14 36 Los Angeles Kings NHL 76 1268.6 1307 1054 55.4 -4.3 974 777 55.6 -2.1 7.1 93.4 100.5 51.3 48.7
2014-15 37 Florida Panthers NHL 66 1182.0 1069 1107 49.1 -4.3 799 836 48.9 -4.4 8.1 91.9 100.0 39.0 61.0
3 yrs NHL 57 3626.2 3625 3167 53.4 -3.1 2636 2381 52.5 -2.8 7.7 93.2 100.9 49.5 50.5
3 yrs NHL 48 3628.5 3108 3299 48.5 -1.4 2373 2540 48.3 -1.4 9.7 93.0 102.7 41.3 58.7
Career NHL 66 8436.6 7802 7573 50.7 -2.7 5808 5757 50.2 -2.7 8.6 92.9 101.5 44.4 55.6

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1999-00 22 NJD NHL 2 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.00 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.0 0.1 0.1
2000-01 23 TOT NHL 33 3 0.03 0.27 0.30 0.09 1.21 0.91 1 9 10 3 22 1 23 6 4 0.5 1.6 2.1
2000-01 23 NJD NHL 16 1 0.00 0.13 0.13 0.03 1.81 0.88 0 2 2 1 9 0 9 0 0 -0.1 0.4 0.3
2000-01 23 MIN NHL 17 2 0.06 0.41 0.47 0.14 0.65 0.94 1 7 8 2 13 1 14 6 4 0.6 1.3 1.8
2001-02 24 MIN NHL 68 4 0.04 0.15 0.19 0.06 1.00 0.99 3 11 14 5 37 4 75 26 -16 0.2 2.1 2.3
2002-03 25 MIN NHL 69 4 0.03 0.17 0.20 0.06 1.22 0.97 2 13 15 5 51 1 57 20 13 0.2 5.0 5.2
2003-04 26 MIN NHL 70 4 0.01 0.19 0.20 0.06 1.19 0.83 1 15 16 5 57 3 59 17 12 -0.1 5.1 5.0
2005-06 28 TOT NHL 80 3 0.03 0.10 0.13 0.04 1.41 0.73 2 8 10 3 61 1 65 24 19 -0.8 6.3 5.5
2005-06 28 MIN NHL 64 3 0.03 0.09 0.13 0.04 1.36 0.75 2 6 8 3 52 1 54 18 15 -0.6 5.1 4.6
2005-06 28 DAL NHL 16 1 0.00 0.13 0.13 0.03 1.63 0.63 0 2 2 1 9 0 11 6 4 -0.2 1.1 0.9
2006-07 29 VAN NHL 62 3 0.02 0.16 0.18 0.05 0.73 0.87 1 10 11 3 40 0 75 36 1 -0.4 3.8 3.4 AS-28
2007-08 30 VAN NHL 72 4 0.03 0.14 0.17 0.05 1.13 0.90 2 11 13 4 55 1 87 39 6 -0.4 4.4 4.0
2008-09 31 VAN NHL 82 7 0.04 0.24 0.28 0.08 0.72 1.07 3 20 23 7 77 0 89 41 29 0.5 6.1 6.6 AS-19
2009-10 32 VAN NHL 48 4 0.08 0.17 0.25 0.09 1.00 0.98 4 8 12 4 44 0 51 20 13 0.4 2.9 3.3
2010-11 33 LAK NHL 57 4 0.09 0.09 0.18 0.07 0.37 1.04 5 5 10 4 47 1 52 10 4 0.2 3.7 3.8
2011-12 34 LAK NHL 76 8 0.07 0.25 0.32 0.10 0.58 1.37 6 21 27 9 62 7 56 21 20 1.3 6.6 7.9 AS-21,Norris-18
2013-14 36 LAK NHL 76 4 0.01 0.14 0.16 0.05 0.76 0.96 1 12 13 4 55 6 60 24 14 -0.5 5.2 4.7
2014-15 37 FLA NHL 66 3 0.05 0.08 0.12 0.04 0.38 1.18 3 5 8 3 48 0 73 24 1 -0.6 3.3 2.7
5 yrs MIN NHL 288 18 0.03 0.17 0.20 0.06 1.16 0.89 9 52 61 19 210 10 259 87 28 0.3 18.6 18.9
4 yrs VAN NHL 264 18 0.04 0.18 0.22 0.07 0.88 0.96 10 49 59 19 216 1 302 136 49 0.2 17.2 17.4
3 yrs LAK NHL 209 15 0.05 0.17 0.22 0.07 0.59 1.13 12 38 50 17 164 14 168 55 38 1.0 15.5 16.4
2 yrs NJD NHL 18 1 0.00 0.11 0.11 0.03 1.61 0.89 0 2 2 1 10 0 9 0 1 -0.1 0.5 0.4
1 yr DAL NHL 16 1 0.00 0.13 0.13 0.03 1.63 0.63 0 2 2 1 9 0 11 6 4 -0.2 1.1 0.9
1 yr FLA NHL 66 3 0.05 0.08 0.12 0.04 0.38 1.18 3 5 8 3 48 0 73 24 1 -0.6 3.3 2.7
Career NHL 861 55 0.04 0.16 0.20 0.06 0.89 0.99 34 148 182 59 657 25 822 308 121 0.5 56.3 56.8

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2002-03 25 MIN NHL 18 1 3 4 5 14 1 0 0 0 18 5.6 446 24:48
2005-06 28 DAL NHL 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 117 23:21
2006-07 29 VAN NHL 12 0 1 1 -2 12 0 0 0 0 10 0.0 327 27:14
2008-09 31 VAN NHL 10 0 2 2 -2 22 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 13 242 24:13 0 0 11 15 6 0
2010-11 33 LAK NHL 6 1 1 2 1 4 1 0 0 0 8 12.5 12 146 24:18 0 0 8 15 1 6
2011-12 34 LAK NHL SC 20 1 2 3 7 16 0 1 0 0 30 3.3 79 506 25:19 0 0 29 55 6 14
2013-14 36 LAK NHL SC 18 1 3 4 10 20 0 1 0 0 23 4.3 61 402 22:20 0 0 34 29 3 22
Career NHL 2 89 4 12 16 19 90 2 2 0 0 96 4.2 199 2186 24:34 0 0 82 114 16 42

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2008-09 31 Vancouver Canucks NHL 10 191.2 133 162 45.1 -8.4 96 115 45.5 -8.3 9.2 89.7 98.9 33.3 66.7
2010-11 33 Los Angeles Kings NHL 6 122.5 109 127 46.2 2.6 86 91 48.6 5.5 10.6 91.3 101.9 40.8 59.2
2011-12 34 Los Angeles Kings NHL 20 363.6 322 347 48.1 -3.4 242 259 48.3 -4.7 9.8 93.6 103.4 47.5 52.5
2013-14 36 Los Angeles Kings NHL 18 335.6 315 319 49.7 -3.4 240 235 50.5 -2.7 12.4 93.3 105.7 46.7 53.3
3 yrs NHL 18 821.7 746 793 48.5 -2.7 568 585 49.3 -2.5 11.0 93.1 104.1 46.2 53.8
Career NHL 10 1012.9 879 955 47.9 -3.6 664 700 48.7 -3.4 10.7 92.5 103.2 43.7 56.3

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1993-94 16 Notre Dame Midget Hounds SMHL 31 4 11 15 81
1994-95 17 Kelowna Spartans BCHL 42 3 8 11 71
1995-96 18 Melfort Mustangs SJHL 19 2 6 8
1996-97 19 Melfort Mustangs SJHL 64 14 42 56 227
1997-98 20 Clarkson Knights ECAC 34 9 17 26 105
1998-99 21 Clarkson Knights ECAC 34 10 19 29 40
1998-99 21 Albany River Rats AHL 6 1 3 4 3 29 0 1 0 0 10 10.0
1999-00 22 Albany River Rats AHL 63 5 14 19 -4 71 4 1 0 0 106 4.7
2000-01 23 Albany River Rats AHL 41 3 13 16 2 94 3 0 0 1 73 4.1
2003-04 26 Canada WC-A 9 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons AHL 110 9 30 39 1 194 7 2 0 1 189 4.8
Career 1 Season BCHL 42 3 8 11 71
Career 2 Seasons ECAC 68 19 36 55 145
Career 2 Seasons SJHL 83 16 48 64 227
Career 1 Season SMHL 31 4 11 15 81
Career 1 Season WC-A 9 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1995-96 18 Melfort Mustangs SJHL 14 0 2 2 12
1996-97 19 Melfort Mustangs SJHL 4 0 1 1 23
1999-00 22 Albany River Rats AHL 5 1 2 3 4 1 0 0 0
Career 1 Season AHL 5 1 2 3 4 1 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons SJHL 18 0 3 3 35

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 14 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Willie Mitchell 7.9 6.6 5.5 5.2 5.0 4.7 4.0 3.8 3.4 3.3 2.7 2.3 2.1 0.1
Adam Foote 92.7 8.2 6.2 5.6 5.3 4.8 4.4 3.9 3.7 2.9 2.2 1.9 1.6
Jimmy Roberts 92.6 8.7 7.3 5.9 5.2 5.1 4.6 4.4 3.3 2.7 2.6 2.2 0.9
Bert Corbeau 91.5 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.4 3.1 2.7 2.4 2.4 2.3 1.6
Mark Tinordi 91.0 6.8 6.1 5.3 4.9 4.5 3.9 3.4 3.2 2.8 1.8 1.4 0.8
Rick Smith 90.9 9.0 6.2 5.7 5.2 5.0 4.1 3.5 3.2 3.0 1.9 1.5
Mike Milbury 90.8 8.2 6.2 5.7 5.6 5.3 5.1 4.5 4.4 3.8 3.3 1.5 0.2
Lyle Odelein 90.7 7.2 6.7 6.3 5.5 5.2 4.6 4.5 3.2 3.1 2.3 1.8 0.4
Reg Hamilton 90.7 5.3 4.9 4.5 4.0 3.8 3.5 2.7 2.6 1.9 1.6 0.4 0.3
Kjell Samuelsson 90.6 6.2 5.9 5.4 4.8 4.4 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.1 2.7 1.5 0.3
Jiri Slegr 90.5 7.0 5.7 5.4 5.3 4.4 4.0 3.9 3.4 2.4 1.7 0.6
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Willie Mitchell 7.9 6.6 5.5 5.2 5.0 4.7 4.0 3.8 3.4 3.3 2.7 2.3 2.1 0.1
Bert Corbeau 91.5 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.4 3.1 2.7 2.4 2.4 2.3 1.6
Mark Tinordi 91.0 6.8 6.1 5.3 4.9 4.5 3.9 3.4 3.2 2.8 1.8 1.4 0.8
Rick Smith 90.9 9.0 6.2 5.7 5.2 5.0 4.1 3.5 3.2 3.0 1.9 1.5
Mike Milbury 90.8 8.2 6.2 5.7 5.6 5.3 5.1 4.5 4.4 3.8 3.3 1.5 0.2
Reg Hamilton 90.7 5.3 4.9 4.5 4.0 3.8 3.5 2.7 2.6 1.9 1.6 0.4 0.3
Jiri Slegr 90.5 7.0 5.7 5.4 5.3 4.4 4.0 3.9 3.4 2.4 1.7 0.6
Toni Lydman 90.0 7.4 5.5 5.2 5.0 4.9 4.5 4.3 4.3 3.5 3.0 2.8 1.1
Gerry Hart 89.8 7.9 6.7 6.4 6.1 4.2 3.9 3.6 3.2 3.1 2.1 0.8 0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.1
Jimmy Roberts 89.8 8.7 7.3 5.9 5.2 5.1 4.6 4.4 3.6 3.3 2.7 2.6 2.2 1.0 0.9 0.4
Boris Mironov 89.8 8.6 8.5 5.5 5.2 4.9 4.2 3.6 3.3 3.1 2.9 0.8

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

March 4, 2001: Traded to Minnesota by New Jersey for Sean O'Donnell, March 4, 2001.

March 9, 2006: Traded to Dallas by Minnesota with Minnesota's 2nd round choice (Nico Saccheti) in 2007 Entry Draft for Martin Skoula and Shawn Belle, March 9, 2006.

July 1, 2006: Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 1, 2006.

August 25, 2010: Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, August 25, 2010.

January 18, 2013: Missed 2012-13 due to recurring knee injury and resulting surgery, January 18, 2013.

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