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Prospect Watch: Dec. 1-7

Tuesday, 12.09.2008 / 10:15 AM / News
By Amanda Dennin  - chicagoblackhawks.com

Each week, chicagoblackhawks.com will track the progress of the Blackhawks' top 10 unsigned prospects selected by chicagoblackhawks.com; subject to change. View weekly updated stats for all Hawks prospects.

Akim Aliu
Position:
Right wing
Team: London
League:
OHL

Aliu was named the first star of the game Thursday, registering two goals, four penalty minutes and a 10-minute misconduct as London posted a 4-2 win over Sault Ste. Marie. In a 3-2 win over Bramption Friday, he registered two assists in the second and third period and two penalty minutes in the third. Aliu acquired one assist in the first period, five penalty mintues and a game misconduct in the third period in a 6-5 win over Owen Sound Saturday. He has appeared in 11 games for the Knights registering six goals, seven assists and 30 penalty minutes. The Knights are currently 20-6-0 on the season.

 

Kyle Beach
Position:
Left wing
Team:
Everett
League:
WHL

Beach tallied one assist and five penalty minutes in the second period as Everett fell to Prince George in a 6-5 overtime loss Friday. In a 4-3 overtime loss to Prince George Saturday, Beach registered six penalty minutes. In 22 appearances with Everett this season, he has seven goals, 16 assists and 73 penalty minutes.

 

Jonathan Carlsson
Position:
Defense
Team:
Brynäs IF
League:
Sweden

Carlsson acquired two penalty minutes as Brynäs IF tied Skellefteå AIK 2-2 Monday, defeated Linköpings HC 2-1 Thursday and tied HV 71 2-2 Saturday. In 30 contests this season, Carlsson has one assist and six penalty minutes. The club currently holds a 14-11-6 record.

 

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

Danis-Pepin was held scoreless as Maine fell to Northeastern 3-2 in overtime Friday. He tallied two penalty minutes in the first period and two in the second as Main defeated Merrimack 3-2 Sunday. In 14 contests this season, he has four assists and 17 penalty minutes. The Black Bears are currently to 8-4-2 on the season.

 

Shawn Lalonde
Position:
Defenseman
Team:
Belleville
League:
OHL

Lalonde tallied on assist and two penalty minutes in the second period as Belleville defeated Kingston 7-1 Wednesday. He was held scoreless in a 5-2 loss to Oshawa Thursday and a 5-2 win over Barrie on Saturday. In 32 contests this season, he has seven goals, 15 assists and 37 penalty minutes. The Bulls are currently 21-8-2 on the season.

 

Joe Lavin
Position:
Defenseman
Team:
Providence College
League:
Hockey East
Year: Sophomore

Lavin was held scoreless as Providence College posted a 5-2 loss to Quinnipiac Friday. In 11 contests this season, Lavin has one assist and has acquired 10 penalty minutes. The Friars are currently 2-12-1 on the season.

 

Igor Makarov
Position:
Right wing
Team:
St. Petersburg SKA
League:
Russia

Makarov registered a goal and an assist as St. Petersburg fell to Traktor 4-1 Tuesday and defeated Barys 4-1 Saturday. In 20 games this season, Makarov has three goals, five assists and 35 penalty minutes.
 

 

Ben Smith
Position:
Right wing
Team:
Boston College
League:
Hockey East
Year: Junior

Smith was held scoreless as Boston College tied Boston University 1-1 Friday and posed a 3-1 loss Saturday. In 16 contests this season, Smith has two goals, six assists and two penalty minutes. Boston is currently 10-4-1 on the season.

 

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

Sweatt acquired two penalty minutes in the first period and two in the third as Colorado tied the University of Minnesota Duluth 1-1 Friday. The following evening, Sweatt was held scoreless Colorado fell to Minnesota 7-4. In 18 contests this season, Sweatt has seven goals, six assists and 22 penalty minutes. Colorado is currently 9-5-4 on the season.

 

Josh Unice
Position:
Goalie
Team:
Kitchener
League:
OHL

Unice appeared as Kitchener fell to Erie 4-2 Wednesday, posted a 4-3 loss to Saginaw Friday and a 6-2 loss to Guelph Saturday. Unice has appeared in 14 contests this season, logging 781 minutes, a 3.61 GAA, and an .887 SV%. The Rangers are currently 13-13-1 on the season.