Avs sign John Mitchell, Reto Berra

Updated: March 15, 2014, 12:01 PM ET
Associated Press

DENVER -- The Colorado Avalanche have reached three-year deals with center John Mitchell and goalie Reto Berra.

Mitchell signed a $5.4 million extension, and Reto inked a $4.35 million deal, the Avalanche said Friday.

Mitchell, 29, signed a free-agent deal with Colorado in July 2012. He has seven goals and 16 assists in 65 games this season.

Colorado acquired the 27-year-old Berra from Calgary on March 5 for a second-round draft pick. Berra, who represented Sweden in the Sochi Olympics, was 9-17-2 in 29 games for the Flames.

Berra is scheduled to make his Avalanche debut on Wednesday at Winnipeg.


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