The Ducks have signed left wing Blake Pietila to one-year, two-way contracts through the 2019-20 NHL season.
Pietila, 26 (2/20/93), has earned 1-3=4 points in 38 career NHL games with New Jersey. Pietila appeared in 19 NHL games last season, collecting one assist and six penalty minutes (PIM). The 5-11, 200-pound forward played the remainder of the 2018-19 campaign with Binghamton (AHL) and recorded 20-26=46 points with 42 PIM in 50 games. Pietila led Binghamton in points, goals and points-per-game (0.92), and ranked second in assists.
Selected by New Jersey in the fifth round (129th overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft, Pietila has 59-59=118 points in 217 career AHL games with Binghamton and Albany. The Milford, MI native has represented Team USA at several international tournaments, winning gold at the 2013 World Junior Championship and gold at the 2010 Under-17 and 2011 Under-18 World Championship.
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