- Has set a career high with three game-winning goals.
- Assisted on Gabriel Landeskog's OT winner on Jan. 6 vs. St. Louis.
- Scored his first career overtime goal on Dec. 7 vs. Minnesota.
- Missed 11-of-13 games due to an oblique injury from Nov. 3-30.
- Missed four games, Nov. 3-10, and seven contests from Nov. 17-30.
- Opened the year with a four-game goal streak, becoming the first Colorado Avalanche player to score goals in each of the first four games of a season.
- Was the third player in franchise history to score in each of the team s first four games, joining Quebec's Michel Goulet (1983-84) and Mats Sundin (1992-93).
- Mitchell's four-game goal streak was a career high.
- Scored in the season opener on Oct. 8 vs. Minnesota, the fourth time in as many years with Colorado that Mitchell has scored in his first game of the season.
Traded to NY Rangers by Toronto for NY Rangers' 7th round choice (Viktor Loov) in 2012 Entry Draft, February 28, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 1, 2012.