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New Jersey Devils left wing Blake Pietila (56) skates with the puck against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period at the CONSOL Energy Center. (Charles LeClaire)
New Jersey Devils left wing Blake Pietila (56) skates with the puck against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period at the CONSOL Energy Center. (Charles LeClaire)

The Devils have re-assigned forwards Blake Coleman, Rod Pelley, and Blake Pietila, along with defenders Brandon Gormley, Vojtech Mozik, and Karl Stollery to the Albany Devils of the AHL, the team announced Tuesday morning

The six players were cut over the weekend during the team's first round of roster cuts.

The Devils currently have 31 players in training camp, and will need to cut several more before next Thursday's season opener against the Panthers.

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The Devils have signed two prospects, forwards Ryan Kujawinski and Blake Pietila (Devils, May 27).

Kujawinski, 20, played last season with North Bay (OHL). In 34 games he scored?21 goals and recorded 15 assists for 36 points. He was New Jersey?s second choice (third round), and 73rd overall selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

Pietila, 22, played four years of college for Michigan Tech (WCHA). Over the course of his college career he?scored 46 goals and had 60 assists for 106 points to go along with 230 penalty minutes in 153 games. He was New Jersey?s fourth choice (fifth round), and 129th overall selection in the 2011 draft.

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College hockey tournaments?are in full swing, which means there are prospects to keep our eyes on.

  • Devils' prospect Derek Rodwell scored a goal and was a plus-1 in the Fighting Sioux's 5-3, best-of-three contest against Michigan Tech.
  • Blake Pietila, a forward for Tech, was a minus-3 in that same contest.
  • Blake Coleman, for Miami University, had a tough night, finishing minus-1 in the Redhawks' 3-0 loss to Michigan State in the CCHA quarterfinals.
  • Michigan defender Jon Merrill was a plus-1 in Michigan's 4-3 win over Western Michigan Friday night in the CCHA Quarters.
Last week, we talked about Scott Wedgewood's future prospects.

Tags: Albany Devils, Blake Coleman, Blake Pietila, Connecticut Whale, Derek Rodwell, Joe Whitney, Jon Merrill, Keith Kinkaid, Prospect Buzz, Scott Wedgewood
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