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Prospect Watch: Jan. 19-25

Monday, 01.26.2009 / 3:15 PM / News
By Amanda Dennin  - chicagoblackhawks.com
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Prospect Watch: Jan. 19-25

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

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

Aliu registered an assist in the second period as Sudbury fell to Windsor 5-4 Thursday. He recorded another assist in the third period in a 4-2 loss to Plymouth Saturday. In a 6-2 loss to London Sunday he tallied a goal in the first. Since being traded to Sudbury, Aliu has two goals, three assists and 21 penalty minutes. Sudbury is currently 19-22-6 on the season.

 

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

Beach posted a goal and an assist in the third period as Lethbridge defeated Medicine Hat 7-5 on Wednesday. In a 7-2 win over Prince George Friday, he recorded a goal in both the first and third periods. Beach tallied two assists in the third period as Lethbridge fell to Red Deer 5-3 Saturday. In nine appearances with Lethbridge this season, Beach has nine goals, five assists and 18 penalty minutes. The club is currently 25-2-4 on the year.

 

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

Carlsson was held scoreless as Brynäs IF fell to Timrå IK 4-1 Thursday and was defeated 2-1 by Djurgårdens IF Saturday. In 44 contests this season, Carlsson has one assist and 47 penalty minutes.

 

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

Danis-Pepin was held scoreless as Maine fell to Boston College 6-3 Saturday and 4-1 Sunday. In 21 games this year, Danis-Pepin has five assists and 17 penalty minutes. The Black Bears are currently 10-9-2 on the season.

 

Shawn Lalonde
Position:
Defense
Team:
Belleville
League:
OHL

Lalonde was held scorless as Belleville defeated Ottawa 5-3 Wednesday. He tallied a goal in the third period in a 8-2 win over Erie on Saturday. Lalonde was held scoreless the following evening in a 2-0 win over Oshawa. In 48 contests this season, Lalonde has 14 goals, 21 assists and 57 penalty minutes. The Bulls currently hold a 32-13-4 record.

 

Joe Lavin
Position:
Defense
Team:
Omaha Lancers
League:
USHL

Lavin registered a goal in the first period as Omaha defeated Fargo 4-3 Friday. The following evening he posted another goal in the third period in a 5-3 win over Sioux Falls. He has appeared in nine games for the club since coming over from Providence University, registering three goals, four assists and eight penalty minutes. Omaha is currently 19-12-4 on the season.

 

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

Makarov was held scoreless as St. Petersburg fell to Metallurg Mg 3-1 Monday and defeated Spartak 1-0 Wednesday. In 34 games this season, Makarov has seven goals, five assists and 55 penalty minutes.

 

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

Smith tallied an assist in the second period as Boston defeated Maine 6-3 Saturday. He was named the second star of the game the following evening for his assist in the third period in a 4-1 win over Maine. In 22 contests this season, Smith has three goals, nine assists and four penalty minutes. B.C. is currently 11-8-3 on the season.

 

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

Sweatt posted an unassisted goal in the third period as Colorado tied St. Cloud State 4-4 Friday. He was held scoreless the following evening in a 6-1 loss to St. Cloud. In 27 contests, Sweatt has 10 goals, nine assists and 26 penalty minutes. Colorado is currently 13-10-6 on the season.

 

Josh Unice
Position:
Goaltender
Team:
Windsor
League:
OHL

Unice had eight saves and 24 minutes of playing time during the third period and overtime in a 5-4 win over Sudbury Thursday. The folllowing evening, in a 5-2 win over Guelph Storm he had 26 saves. Unice did not appear as Windsor defeated Plymouth 6-3 Sunday, when the club won their 13th straight game and clinched a playoff spot. Unice has appeared in four games for the club, logging 205 minutes, a 1.76 GAA and an .933 SV%. The Spitfires are currently 42-5-1 on the year.