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Another Pietila Joins Huskies Hockey – Wednesday Sports Wrap


The Michigan Tech hockey team has signed up another Pietila. Former Hartland High School defenseman Jed Pietila will join the Huskies next fall. Pietila posted 29 points in 44 games the past season with the Austin Bruins of the NAHL. He will join cousins Blake Pietila, Logan Pietila and Brian Halonen on the Huskies roster.


The Finlandia University men’s hockey team has added a new recruit. Nolan Turi is from Canton, Michigan. He totaled 55 points in 42 games last season for the Metro Jets of the USPHL Premier league. Turi’s teammate from the Metro Jets, Cameron Conover, committed to play hockey with the Lions a few days ago.


The Detroit Red Wings have signed Swedish free agent forward Mathias Brome to a one-year contract. Brome led his team in the Swedish Hockey League in scoring this season.


The Detroit Lions have signed seven undrafted free agents. They include Washington tight end Hunter Bryant, Auburn safety Jeremiah Dinson, Notre Dame safety Jalen Elliott, Norfolk State safety Bobby Price, South Dakota State fullback Luke Sellers, Auburn punter Arryn Siposs and Iowa State long snapper Steven Wirtel.

The Green Bay Packers have inked 15 undrafted free agents. They include Michigan State receiver Darrell Stewart, SMU edge rusher Delontae Scott , Baylor defensve back Henry Black, Texas Tech offensive lineman Travis Bruffy, Rutgers defensive lineman Willington Previlon, Memphis running back Patrick Taylor, Fliriuda State cornerback Stanford Samuels, Utah State edge rusher Tipa Galeai, Montreal defensive back Marc-Antoine Dequoy, North Dakota State offensive liineman Zack Johnson, Texas State linebacker Frankie Griffin, UCLA linebacker Krys Barnes, Troy defensive back Will Sunderland, and two players from Prairie View – tight end Jordan Jones and quarterback Jalen Morton.


The latest proposal for salvaging the baseball season would abandon the traditional American and National League split, and divide teams into three divisions. One would be based exclusively at spring training camps in Florida… one exclusively in Arizona… and one would play games in both states. Games could be moved to the teams’ home stadiums if COVID-19 requirements are relaxed. There’s still no potential date for the start of Major League play.

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