Cincinnati, Ohio -The Cincinnati Cyclones have signed forward Mason Mitchell to a contract for the 2020-21 season. Mitchell returns to the Cyclones after being assigned to Cincinnati by the American Hockey League's Rochester Americans prior to the 2019-2020 season. In 57 games for the Cyclones, Mitchell tallied 31 points (18g-13a).Prior to playing last season for the Cyclones, he split the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 between the South Carolina Stingrays and the AHL's Hershey Bears. In 15 games for the Stingrays, Mitchell amassed 16 points in while adding six points in 40 games for the Bears.
Before turning pro, Mitchell played for Cyclones head coach Matt Thomas at the University of Alaska-Anchorage. During his two-year career at UAA, Mitchell scored 26 points in 50 games earning him a National Hockey League contract with the Washington Capitals.