The Habs have acquired Torrey Mitchell from the Sabres for Jack Nevins and a 7th round pick.
Mitchell, 30, is from Montreal and in an interview with TSN, he sounded elated to be heading home. He is a strong skater, forechecker and penalty killer, who adds more depth to the Habs forward ranks. He had six goals and seven assists (13 points) in 51 games with the Sabres.
Mitchell (undisclosed) practiced on Sunday; should return Tuesday.
Mitchell has been sidelined with an undisclosed injury since December 15th. With Mikhail Grigorenko and Phil Varone being sent to the AHL on Saturday, it opens the door for Mitchell to return Tuesday vs. Detroit.
Mitchell suffered an undisclosed injury in the Sabres win over the Senators last night. With Mitchell out, the Sabres recalled Mikhail Grigorenko, who will make his season debut tonight vs. the Jets. Mitchell is day-to-day.
Mitchell (undisclosed) may miss some time according to Sabres head coach Ted Nolan.
Mitchell should be considered questionable for Thursday's game after the Sabres recalled Johan Larsson from Rochester. Expect Larsson to simply slide into Mitchell's spot alongside Cody Hodgson and Cory Conacher.
The WIld have traded Torrey Mitchell, a 2014 second-round pick and 2016 second-round pick to the Sabres for Matt Moulson and Cody McCormick.
Mitchell made it known that he was not happy in Minnesota and wanted out. A way to look at this trade is Mitchell for McCormick and the two second round picks for Moulson. Mitchell will come in and replace McCormick, however Mitchell is signed through next season when McCormick is not.
Mitchell has missed the last three games after suffering an injury on November 19. He might remain on IR so that Jason Zucker can play tonight with Zach Parise out, which would mean Justin Fontaine would stay in the lineup.