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Willie Mitchell
Willie Mitchell
Defenceman
Number: 8
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 210
Shoots: Left
Born: 23 Apr 1977  (Age 37)
Birthplace: Port Mcneill, BC, Canada
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Acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2006
Drafted: NJD / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 8th (199th overall)
PERSONAL
Wille and wife Megan reside in Port McNeill, B.C. during the Summer...Grandfather Les Mitchell played in the West Coast Hockey League and earned a tryout at the NYR camp during the Original Six days...Most memorable NHL moment was playing in his first Saturday night Hockey Night in Canada game at Tor...Loves to spend time salmon fishing, fly fishing, hiking, mountain biking and camping when away from the rink...Lists dill pickle potato chips, hamburgers and sushi as his favorite foods...Rooted for the Canucks growing up and his favorite players were Cam Neely and Jeremy Roenick...Began playing hockey at the age of four...Recognizes his mom, Nadija, and his dad, Reid, as the two people who most influenced his hockey career...Favorite movie is “Wedding Crashers” and favourite T.V. show is SportsCenter...Names Vince Vaughn as his favorite actor and Selma Hayek as his favorite actress...First job as a kid was working at a logging camp...Most memorable moment away from the rink was catching a 50-pound salmon with his dad at Rivers Inlet, B.C. …Best friends in hockey are Nick Schultz and Eric Cole...Names Wayne Gretzky as the one person he’d like to meet.

NHL FIRSTS
First Game: Mar.25.00 at TOR
First Goal: Mar.25.01 vs VAN
First Assist: Oct.06.00 vs MTL

PHOTO GALLERY
Willie Mitchell

FEATURES
My Journey to the NHL - Willie Mitchell 
Baseball rookie a veteran hockey enthusiast 
Catch and Release 
Canucks' D can score, too  
The Secret 
Canucks announce 2008-09 team awards
The Secret
Willie Mitchell's Inbox
Willie Mitchell's Media Blitz
Willie Warrior
Mitchell returns to practice

Wille Mitchell may play on Thursday
Mitchell placed on IR

King of the Rink - Willie Mitchell
Chatting With Willie - Part 4
Chatting With Willie - Part 3
Chatting With Willie - Part 2
Chatting With Willie - Part 1
The Coldest Summer
The Mitchell Hat Trick
Willie Mitchell's Five Things
Offside
Better Than Numbers
Good Luck Canucks
Thrill Of The Kill
Where Have All The Nicknames Gone?
Keeping a Watchful Eye
Offence From The Blue
On the Defence
Super-Stitious
The Blueline Group
Well Worth the Wait
Ask A Player
Back On Familiar Ground
Main Camp - Testing
Luongo & Mitchell Introduced To Media

VIDEOS
Like Bobby Orr
Of the offensive players
What happened?
Willie Mitchell School Visit in Terrace
Willie's Gone Fishing
Catching up with Willie Mitchell
Mitchell Save
Career Year
Snapshots: Mitchell
Boys will be boys
Follow up
Canucks this Week (4)
Mitchell's Mail
Mitchell prepares for September
Time out