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Bill Mitchell (ice hockey)

Canadian ice hockey defenceman
Bill Mitchell in 1946.

William Richard "Bill" Mitchell (February 22, 1930 – April 1, 2014) was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman and coach. He played one in the National Hockey League (NHL) during the 1963–64 season for the Detroit Red Wings. He later coached some teams in Toledo, Ohio in the United States. He was born in Port Dalhousie, Ontario.

Mitchell died from kidney failure on April 1, 2014 in Perrysburg Township, Wood County, Ohio. He was 84 years old. He was outlived by his one daughter and two sons.[1]


  1. Zaborney, Mark (April 3, 2014). "William "Red" Mitchell; 1930-2014: Toledo hockey pro was tool-die maker". The Blade. Retrieved April 4, 2014.

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