Former Michigan Tech hockey player Blake Pietila signed a two-year contract extension with the New Jersey Devils the team announced Wednesday.
Pietila has a goal and two assists in 17 career NHL games and 50 points in 107 AHL games.
Pietila, 24, completed his second season with the Devils organization, splitting time between New Jersey and Albany (AHL) in 2016-17. He played in 10 regular-season games with New Jersey.
Pietila also won a Gold Medal with Team USA at the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia, registering two assists in seven games. Before attending Michigan Tech, the forward spent the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons with the United States National Team Development Program. For the complete story and more on Michigan Tech sports visit michigantechhuskies.com.