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Giuseppe Pizzo to Return to the Irish for 2020-2021 Season

06/06/2020, 3:15pm EDT
By staff

The Detroit Fighting Irish announced the signing of Giuseppe Pizzo for the 2020-2021 Season. Pizzo a versatile 2-way player played last season with the Irish is a 2003 Birthdate and is a home-grown player that resides in Southgate, Michigan which is also the home of the Fighting Irish. 

“Pepe developed into a player that made his prescience felt every time he hit the ice which is complimented by his ability as a strong skater and willingness to play the physical game.  We are expecting him to be a huge contributor this season” stated Head Coach David Taylor. 

Pizzo stated that he  is confident that the experience and lessons learned in his rookie year in the USPHL and as part of the Irish enabled him with the tools to balance the demands of the Junior Hockey life and with the demands of being a High School senior. “The Irish staff is very pointed about stressing to players prioritizing our education and family life with the same determination that we play and train yp play the game. I know that along with the DFI Mentorship and a locker room full of great team mates and the support of my family we have a great season to look forward to. “ 


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