Blackhawks Sign D Ian Mitchell To Entry-Level Deal

Mitchell will forgo his senior season at the University of Denver.

670 The Score Staff
April 13, 2020 - 3:14 pm
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(670 The Score) The Blackhawks have signed defenseman prospect Ian Mitchell to a three-year entry-level contract, they announced Monday.

With the deal done, Mitchell will forgo his senior season at the University of Denver. The Blackhawks selected Mitchell in the second round of the 2017 NHL Draft. 

Mitchell, 21, was named a first-team All-American as a junior this past season, when he recorded 32 points (10 goals, 22 assists). That points mark ranked sixth among defensemen in the nation. 

Mitchell is a native of Calahoo, Alberta and has represented the Canadian national team in several international events, including the IIHF World Junior Championship in 2019.