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Prospect Watch: Dec. 22-28

Monday, 12.29.2008 / 3:12 PM / News
By Amanda Dennin  - chicagoblackhawks.com
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Prospect Watch: Dec. 22-28

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

London is on break and will return to face Saginaw Tuesday, December 30. Aliu has appeared in 16 games for the Knights registering eight goals, 10 assists and 30 penalty minutes. The Knights are currently 26-7-1 on the season.

 

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

Beach posted a goal as Everett fell to Chilliwack 5-2 Saturday, and tallied another goal the following evening in a 3-1 win over Chilliwack. In 27 appearances with Everett this season, Beach has nine goals, 20 assists and 92 penalty minutes. The club is currently 16-14-5 on the season.

 

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

Carlsson was held scoreless as Brynäs IF fell to Linköpings HC 5-3 Friday, and posted a 6-4 loss to HV 71 Sunday. In 35 contests this season, Carlsson has one assist and 18 penalty minutes.

 

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

Danis-Pepin did not appear due to an ankle injury as Maine fell to Colgate 3-2 in overtime in the Florida College Classic Saturday and tied St. Cloud 3-3 in overtime Sunday. In 16 contests this season, Danis-Pepin has five assists and 17 penalty minutes. The Black Bears are currently 10-5-1 on the season.

 

Shawn Lalonde
Position:
Defenseman
Team:
Belleville
League:
OHL

Lalonde was held scoreless as Belleville fell to Mississauga 2-1 Saturday and defeated Kingston 4-1 Sunday.  In 38 contests this season, he has nine goals, 16 assists and 47 penalty minutes. The Bulls are currently 24-11-4 on the year.

 

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

Providence College is on break and will return to face UMass-Lowell Saturday, January 10. In 12 contests this season, Lavin has one assist and has acquired 10 penalty minutes. The Friars are currently 3-12-1 for the year.

 

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

Makarov was held scoreless as St. Petersburg defeated Traktor 4-1 Wednesday, fell to Metallurg Mg in a 3-2 shootout loss Friday and posted a 2-1 shootout win over Severstal Sunday. In 25 games this season, Makarov has three goals, five assists and 37 penalty minutes.
 

 

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

Boston College is on break and will return to face New Brunswick in an exhibition game Friday, January 2. In 16 contests this season, Smith has two goals, six assists and two penalty minutes. Boston is currently 9-4-2 on the season.

 

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

Colorado is on break and will return to face Minnesota State University Friday, January 9. In 22 contests, Sweatt has nine goals, eight assists and 22 penalty minutes. Colorado is currently 11-6-5 on the season.

 

Josh Unice
Position:
Goalie
Team:
Kitchener
League:
OHL

Unice did not appear as Kitchener posted a 7-2 win over Owen Sound Saturday and fell to Mississauga 7-5 Sunday. Unice has appeared in 16 contests this season, logging 876 minutes, a 3.84 GAA, and an .880 SV%. The Rangers are currently 15-18-2.