Mitchell Heard
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
BIRTHDATE: 03/12/1992
BIRTHPLACE: Bowmanville, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: COL: 2012-41 overall

2013-14: Tallied 12 points (4g/8a) with 167 penalty minutes in 63 games during his first full professional season with Lake Erie (AHL)…Finished third on the Monsters and fourth among AHL rookies in penalty minutes.

Spent the first half of the season with Lake Erie of the American Hockey League before returning to Plymouth of the Ontario Hockey League…Tallied four points (1g/3a) and 72 penalty minutes in 23 games for Lake Erie before being reassigned to Plymouth on Jan. 1…Averaged over a point-per-game after joining the Whalers, recording 36 points (17g/19a) in 32 contests…Went on to collect 13 points (8g/5a) in 14 postseason games for Plymouth…Signed an entry-level contract with the Avalanche prior to the season on Aug. 14, 2012.

Recorded 57 points (29g/28a) in 57 games with the Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey League…Finished third on the team in goals, was sixth in points and ranked second in penalty minutes (111)…Also finished second on Plymouth in power-play goals (10) and co-led the team with 12 fighting majors…Added 11 points (4g/7a) in 13 playoff contests.

2010-11: Ranked fourth on the Plymouth Whalers in scoring with 50 points (20g/30a) in 66 games…Ranked fifth on the team in both goals (tied) and assists…Skated in 11 postseason contests, recording three points (1g/2a) and 10 penalty minutes.

2009-10: Began the season with the Bowmanville Eagles (OJHL)…Collected 30 points (17g/13a) in 22 regular season games and 19 points (6g/13a) in 22 postseason contests before joining Plymouth (OHL)…Recorded three points (2g/1a) in 16 games with the Whalers.