Former Saint Mitchell signs entry level contract with Blackhawks

Courtesy University of Denver

The 21-year-old defenseman played two seasons with the Saints before committing to the University of Denver Pioneers, where he captained the team for the 2019-20 season.

A former Spruce Grove Saints star has signed an NHL Entry level contract.

Ian Mitchell, a native of Calahoo, signed a three year entry level deal with the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday.

The 21-year-old defenseman signed with the Blackhawks after an excellent three year stint with the University of Denver Pioneers, where he captained the team, amassed 89 points in 116 games and was a First-Team All-American in the 2019-20 season.

Mitchell played for the Saints for two seasons, and was also named to Canada's World Junior Roster in 2019.

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