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Prospect Watch: Playoff Edition

Monday, 04.14.2008 / 11:16 AM / News
By Lyndsey Brown  - Web Contributor
Akim Aliu
Position:
Right wing/Defense
Team: London
League:
OHL

Aliu made his debut with the IceHogs April 5 in a 3-0 win over the San Antonio Rampage and recorded two penalty minutes; in a 3-1 loss to the Peoria Rivermen April 9 Aliu was a -2. The IceHogs face the Houston Aeros in the first round of the AHL Playoffs beginning Friday in Rockford.

 

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

Boston College made their third straight Frozen Four appearance against North Dakota and won 6-1. Bertram scored a goal and an assist. BC then faced Notre Dame in the final and won the NCAA title with a 4-1 win. Bertram assisted on Nathan Gerbe's game winner in the second period; he finished his season with 10 goals and 27 assists in 43 games.

 

Josh Unice
Position:
Goalie
Team:
Kitchener
League:
OHL

Unice made his third post season start and stopped 25 shots to lead Kitchener to a 6-2 win and a series sweep over Sarnia. Unice may start in place of Steve Mason for Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals against against Sault Ste. Marie Wednesday. Unice is 3-0 with a .905 SV% and a 2.47 GAA in the playoffs.

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