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Mark Mitera (born October 22, 1987) is an American former professional ice hockey player. Mitera was drafted by the Anaheim Ducks in the first round, 19th overall, in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. He last played for the Reading Royals of the ECHL in 2012–13.

Mark Mitera
Born (1987-10-22) October 22, 1987 (age 31)
Royal Oak, MI, United States
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
Position Defense
Shot Left
Played for Iowa Chops
San Antonio Rampage
Abbotsford Heat
Syracuse Crunch
Hamilton Bulldogs
Grand Rapids Griffins
NHL Draft 19th overall, 2006
Anaheim Ducks
Playing career 2009–2013

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Playing careerEdit

Mitera joined the University of Michigan for the 2005-06 season after playing two seasons with the U.S. National Team Development Program.[1]

During his final season with Michigan, Mitera tore his ACL and underwent successful surgery.[2] He returned to the Wolverines lineup and finished the season with one goal and two assists in eight games. After four seasons with the Michigan Wolverines men's ice hockey team in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA), Mitera signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Ducks on March 30, 2009.[3]

On July 15, 2011, Mitera was traded by the Ducks to the Montreal Canadiens for Mathieu Carle.[4] On January 10, 2013, Mitera signed for the remainder of the 2012–13 season with the Reading Royals of the ECHL.[5]


Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 U.S. National Team Development Program USDP 59 4 19 23 91 7 0 2 2 10
2004–05 U.S. National Team Development Program USDP 61 7 16 23 123
2005–06 University of Michigan CCHA 39 0 10 10 59
2006–07 University of Michigan CCHA 41 1 17 18 52
2007–08 University of Michigan CCHA 43 2 21 23 60
2008–09 University of Michigan CCHA 8 1 2 3 4
2008–09 Iowa Chops AHL 5 0 2 2 2
2009–10 San Antonio Rampage AHL 5 0 0 0 6
2009–10 Bakersfield Condors ECHL 36 3 11 14 62
2009–10 Abbotsford Heat AHL 27 0 3 3 12 13 0 2 2 9
2010–11 Syracuse Crunch AHL 71 6 16 22 50
2011–12 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 76 3 10 13 48
2012–13 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 2 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Reading Royals ECHL 35 2 14 16 18 19 2 10 12 4
AHL totals 186 9 31 40 118 13 0 2 2 9

Awards and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Checking In with Mark Mitera". mgoblue.com. September 20, 2005. Retrieved November 7, 2018.
  2. ^ Auerbach, Nicole (January 14, 2009). "Mitera returns to ice, discusses rehabilitation process". The Michigan Daily. Retrieved November 7, 2018.
  3. ^ "Ducks sign defenseman Mitera". Anaheim Ducks. March 30, 2009. Retrieved August 18, 2010. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  4. ^ "Montreal Canadiens deal Mathieu Carle to Anaheim Ducks for Mark Mitera". NHL.com. July 15, 2011. Retrieved November 7, 2018.
  5. ^ "Royals sign free agent defenseman Mitera". oursportscentral.com. January 10, 2013. Retrieved January 10, 2013. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  6. ^ "All-CCHA Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved July 27, 2013.
  7. ^ "2012–13 CCHA Media Guide". ISSUU.com. Retrieved April 23, 2014.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Bobby Ryan
Anaheim Ducks first round draft pick
2006
Succeeded by
Logan MacMillan