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Blake Pietila
Blake Pietila
Left Wing  - NJD
Number: 56
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 200
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 20, 1993  (Age 23)
Birthplace: Milford, MI, United States
Drafted: NJD / 2011 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (129th overall) PROSPECT BIO
Scored first NHL goal Mar. 31 at Florida...Recorded first career pt. with an assist Mar. 27 at Carolina...Made NHL debut Mar. 24 at Pittsburgh; registered a team season-high (tie) 8 hits in the contest...Recalled from Albany (AHL) Mar. 23 on an emergency recall Has posted 9g-7a-16pts and 17 PIM in 54 games with A-Devils during first pro season Recorded 3g-3a-6pts in last eight games prior to call-up Registered 1g-1a-2pts Mar. 19 at Utica and Nov. 13 at Providence Had points in season-high four straight games Oct. 18-25 (3g-1a-4pts) Scored first AHL goal Oct. 18 at Toronto & made pro debut Oct. 10 at Binghamton Signed Entry-Level contract May 27, 2015...OTHER: Played four seasons 2011-15 at Michigan Tech (WCHA); totaled 46g-60a-106pts and 230 PIM in 153 collegiate games Posted career-highs with 14g/30pts and was named to All-WCHA Third Team during his senior year Served Huskies as co-captain during final two seasons...Won a Gold Medal with Team USA at 2013 WJC; recorded 2a in seven games.