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Devils can't hang hats on early success yet

The Devils want to keep raising the bar on where they're going as a team. Watch video LOS ANGELES - Forward Blake Pietila was called up to join the Devils after Taylor Hall went down with a knee injury, adding another option to the offense. The Devils haven't decided when or if he'll crack the lineup, but having him around the...
Via NJ.com
November 19, 2016

Devils’ Blake Pietila latest success from Michigan’s isolated, hockey-rich Upper Peninsula

Blake Pietila’s pro hockey career started from the unlikeliest of places. The New Jersey Devils forward hails from southeast Michigan, near Ann Arbor, but frequently spent time in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula visiting family and relatives. As The Wall Street Journal’s Tal Pinchevsky writes, Pietila making his NHL debut in 2015-16 has drawn attention to how hockey crazy the...
Via The Comeback
October 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Blake Pietila wishes first NHL goal was more important to Devils

Rookie's late score came in loss to Panthers SUNRISE, Fla. -- Had there been a little more time left on the clock, Blake Pietila's first NHL goal could have been a big one. Coming with only 5.1 seconds remaining, the Devils simply ran out of time in their 3-2 loss to the Florida Panthers Thursday night at BB&T Center, just as they are about...
Via NJ.com
March 31, 2016

Devils' Blake Pietila set to make NHL debut against Pittsburgh Penguins

He'll be seventh to do it for Devils this season Soon after Albany (AHL) had skated to a 4-1 home victory over Springfield Tuesday night, left winger Blake Pietila was called into coach Rick Kowalsky's Times Union Center office. Kowalsky and Devils' assistant general manager Tom Fitzgerald informed Pietila, 23, that he'd been recalled by the...
Via NJ.com
March 24, 2016

Devils recall left winger Blake Pietila from Albany (AHL)

An emergency recall Watch video NEWARK -- The Devils recalled left winger Blake Pietila Wednesday from Albany (AHL) under emergency conditions. In 54 games with Albany this season, Pietila has 16 points (nine goals, seven assists) with 17 penalty minutes. He is minus-15. Selected in the fifth round (129th overall) in the 2011...
Via NJ.com
March 23, 2016

Devils sign forward Ryan Kujawinski and Blake Pietila

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The New Jersey Devils have signed forwards Ryan Kujawinski and Blake Pietila to entry-level contracts. General manager Ray Shero announced the signings Wednesday. Kujawinski had 21 goals and 15 assists in 34 games with North Bay (OHL) following a trade from Kingston. He had a league-leading two overtime game-winners, while adding three assists in 15 playoff games...
Via Associated Press
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Badgers hockey endures 8-1 whitewash

Fifth-ranked Michigan Tech enjoyed a one-sided victory against the Wisconsin men's hockey squad on Friday night, dealing the Badgers an 8-1 defeat at the Kohl Center. Michigan Tech tallied three first-period goals, courtesy of Tanner Kero, Alex Petan and Blake Pietila, setting an early tone. Then, the visitors piled on even more in the night's second stanza, and Wisconsin (1-11-1...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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