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Pietila Named USHL Goaltender of the Week

By RoughRiders Staff, 02/04/19, 1:00PM CST


"Cedar Rapids, IA – Cedar Rapids RoughRiders goaltender Blake Pietila was named goaltender of the week today by the United States Hockey League."

"Pietila earned his 2nd shutout of the season Friday, against the Dubuque Fighting Saints and followed that up with a 3-1 victory over Green Bay on Saturday.  Pietila stopped 47 of 48 shots on the weekend.

The 2nd year goaltender is now 15-9-2-1 on the season and is committed to Michigan Tech.

The RoughRiders return to The Stable this Friday night against the Dubuque Fighting Saints in a Dupaco Community Credit Union Cowbell Cup matchup.  Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 319-247-0340 or online at

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