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Prospect Review: April 7

Monday, 04.07.2008 / 11:53 AM / News
By Lyndsey Brown  - Web Contributor
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Prospect Review: April 7
Akim Aliu
Position:
Right wing/Defense
Team: London
League:
OHL

London lost its playoff series to Guelph four games to one. Aliu scored the game-winner March 27 to give the Knights a 2-1 victory; he had two goals and an assist in the series and finished with 61 points in 60 games in the regular season. Aliu signed an amateur tryout contract with the IceHogs last week and had two penalty minutes in his debut April 6.

 

Dan Bertram
Position:
Right wing
Team:
Boston College
League:
Hockey East
Year: Senior

Boston College will make their third straight Frozen Four appearance April 10 against North Dakota . Bertram has nine goals and 25 assists in 41 games this season.

 

Simon Danis-Pepin
Position:
Defense
Team:
Maine
League:
Hockey East
Year: Junior

Danis-Pepin had four goals and eight assists in 34 games this season.

 

Nathan Davis
Position:
Center
Team:
Miami-OH
League:
CCHA
Year: Senior

Miami lost 4-3 in overtime to Boston College in the NCAA Regional Final March 30. Davis finished with eight goals and nine assists in 21 games this season and ended his Miami career with 63 goals and 132 points in 138 games. Miami Hockey Seniors Leave Legacy

 

Joseph Fallon
Position:
Goalie
Team:
Vermont
League:
Hockey East
Year:
Senior

Vermont lost 4-0 to Boston College in the semifinal of the Hockey East Championship on March 22. Even with the loss, Fallon was named the Hockey East Co-Defensive Player of the Week for the second straight week. He finished his season with a 15-13 record, a 2.38 GAA and a .915 SV%. Fallon ended his career ranked second all-time in NCAA Division I history with 20 shutouts and finished his college career with a 63-51-17 record and a 2.05 GAA; his 20 shutouts rank second all-time in NCAA Division. Fallon signed a professional contract with the Blackhawks last week.

 

Igor Makarov
Position:
Right wing
Team:
SKA
League:
Russia

Makarov has two goals and one assist in nine playoff games. SKA won the series 3-2 over Spartak but lost the quarterfinals to Yaroslavl. Makarov finished with 16 points in 50 regular season games.

 

Scott McCulloch
Position:
Left wing
Team:
Colorado College
League:
WCHA
Year: Senior

Colorado College lost 3-1 to Michigan State in the NCAA West Regional on Mar. 28 to end their season. McCulloch went scoreless over the final three games and finished with 13 goals and 21 points in 37 games. McCulloch was named a WCHA Scholar Athlete earlier in the season.

 

Bill Sweatt
Position:
Left wing
Team:
Colorado College
League:
WCHA
Year: Sophomore

Colorado College lost 3-1 to Michigan State in the NCAA West Regional on Mar. 28 to end their season. Sweatt finished with 27 points (10-17) in 37 games this season. Sweatt was named to the 2008 US National Team and was announced as a WCHA Scholar Athlete earlier in the season. 

 

Maxime Tanguay
Position:
Center
Team:
Victoriaville
League:
QMJHL

Victoriaville lost the first round series to Halifax 4-2. Tanguay had no points in three playoff games and finished the regular season with 16 goals and 21 assists with Rimouski and Victoriaville.

 

Josh Unice
Position:
Goalie
Team:
Kitchener
League:
OHL

Unice played in Game 3 of the opening round against Plymouth and made 20 saves in the victory; he also played in Game 4, making 32 saves in the 6-3 win that ended the series. Unice is yet to play in the semifinals against Sarnia (Kitchener won 3-2 in OT April 4 to take a 1-0 series lead). Unice had a GAA of 2.45, a .908 SV% and won 30 games in the regular season; he is 2-0 with a .881 SV% and a 3.50 GAA in the playoffs.

 
Top 10 prospects selected by chicagoblackhawks.com; subject to change.