Tue. Jan 31st, 2023

HOUGHTON, Mich. – Michigan Tech senior Blake Pietila has been named the CCHA Goaltender of the Week the league introduced on Monday. Pietila obtained the dignity for the fourth time this season and for the eleventh time in his profession.

Pietila went 1-0-1 final weekend at Ferris State with a 1.44 goals-against common and a .941 save proportion, which have been each tops amongst two-start netminders within the CCHA. He made a complete of 48 saves on 51 photographs, with six coming whereas the Huskies have been shorthanded, serving to the group go 9-for-9 on the penalty kill. He prolonged his nation-leading shutout mark to 6 and his college report profession shutout mark to 16 whereas successful his fiftieth profession sport on Friday in a 1-0 win. He had 21 saves Friday and 27 Saturday in a 3-3 tie. Pietila ranks fourth nationally with 15 wins, fifth in minutes performed, tenth in save proportion (.925), and thirteenth in goals-against common (2.06).

Michigan Tech is ranked No. 13 on this week’s DCU/USCHO and USA At the moment/USA Hockey Journal polls. The Huskies are 16-7-4 general and 9-5-4 within the CCHA. The No. 13 rating ties the best of this season and ties final season’s high rating.

The Huskies return house to host Northern Michigan Friday on the MacInnes Scholar Ice Enviornment. The groups will wrap up the weekend and season collection in Marquette Saturday. There will likely be 1,000 seventh man T-shirts handed out at Friday’s sport sponsored by Vacation Inn Categorical.

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